Listing Information

How did you hear about Farm Link?

original newspaper article

Land Area

1-5 acres

How many acres are available for agricultural production

1-2

Current Use

Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard

Current Practices

Other

Please elaborate on current farming/ranching practices

Very infrequent spot spray

Water Sources

Well, Irrigation system

Are water rights available to these sources?

When design is worked out with lessee, will put in a new well for lessee's use, and use rights on ditch water for pasture irrigation myself

What are the soil types on your property?

Clay - loam. Soil needs de-compaction.

Structures/Equipment

Other fencing, Tractor or other tools, Electricity, Other

Please further describe the structures or equipment that are available

Possible joint use of mini Kubota tractor

Transition Arrangements

Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements

Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher?

Yes

Please elaborate on your willingness to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher:

Am interested in an individual or couple with permaculture background but would love to share preliminary vision. Would like to include windbreak/food forest tree planting and soil rehab depending on lessee's plan. Possibility for tiny house, yurt or other could be discussed.

Are you currently living on the farm or ranch?

Yes

Do you intend to remain on the land?

Yes

In your judgment, which crops/agricultural purposes are best suited to your land and which would you support on your land?

Grain, Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard

Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:

See above under mentoring. Long term goals to use permaculture principles to improve soil and productivity. Also need handyman availability and will pay separately for this.

Please elaborate on what the property is currently being used for:

Horse pasture; small veggie and ornamental gardens, fruit and nut trees surrounding house

Location