San Diego #5490
Up to 54 acres for lease in Rainbow, CA. 5 hillside acres with water lines available for production, remaining acreage suitable for browsing. This small, diverse, sustainable farm features 250 irrigated pomegranate trees, spaced to allow for polyculture, 25 established dragon fruit plants for propagation. Trees were planted around 2001 and need pruning and maintenance.
Infrastructure includes a 30×32 greenhouse dedicated to hydroponics (250 lb a day fodder system with 5,000 gal. water recapture tank, three nft systems, bucket system, and space for additional systems), a 70×20 high tunnel for in ground growing using captured water from tank, chicken coop, various small animal barns and corals, four stall mare motel and horse corrals.
There is an established camp site (Airbnb/Hipcamp) with gazebo and sink (no bathroom currently).
Owner is also looking for tenant to manage Lamanchas dairy goats, 32 does, 4 bucks. Not all goats are in production stage and management of them is not required.
Available equipment includes milking equipment, Kubota B26 tractor, John Deere 6x diesel gator.
Seasonal, blue line creek runs thru center of property.
Current farming practices on property: Organic;Permaculture
Acres Available for Lease or Purchase: 54
County: San Diego
Land is fenced: Yes
Landowner's preferred business arrangement: Lease
Expected lease rate for farm/ranch property: $2,500 per month (negotiable)
Landowner is willing to advise or mentor the tenant farmer: Yes