“When Tillage Begins, Other Arts Follow.
The Farmers, Therefore, Are The Founders Of Human Civilization..”
What is A Farm to Start
A Farm to Start was born from a young Portuguese man with a long traditional family history of working the land in the rural centre of Portugal within the region of Castelo Branco.
He could see many issues impacting his family and the local community, so his insight and passion gave him a purpose to bring positive change to the region.
The Local Issues
Aging population in the farming community
Decline in young people who are moving away from rural areas
Farming is becoming increasingly more difficult with inflation and costs
Decline in food production
Loss of businesses
Decline in tourism
Difficulty doing it on your own and with no support
What we offer you
- Help people to return to rural areas of Portugal
- Get started with either land that belongs to us or help to purchase their own land
- We have contacts to help you to find land to purchase
- Access to equipment ie trucks, tractors, farming equipment
- Support and knowledge
- Support to build off grid structures and accommodation
- Help from our legal team with Portuguese residency, purchasing land or other legal matters related to the project
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