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“When Tillage Begins, Other Arts Follow.
The Farmers, Therefore, Are The Founders Of Human Civilization..”

—Daniel Webster 

Em breve... Português!

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

Forest fires

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

of production

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

A Farm to Start T-shirt!

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If you need more information, please give us a call: Marco: (+351) 932 941 280
Chase: (+351) 915 410 558


Visit Us

If you would like to visit us, we are in the Sertã, Oleiros e Proença-a-Nova municipalities.