myself, my husband, and a friend have just purchased and moved onto 22 acres in the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Our plan is similar only we aren't going to have as many chickens, and probably just goats and rabbits besides that.
the gardening layout for the farm acres is still evolving but i've set aside a section for some hugelkultur raised beds, and mapped out the contour to dig a swale. if we can get the proper permit a small pond will also be dug in an area that's been invaded by invasive scotch broom plants. i will also try a 50' x 50' fenced set of rows of veggies, and in fall when that plot is done producing we are going to plant as much garlic as possible and probably move the fenced area next year. also planning 2 40'x12' hoophouses to extend the season.
our problem here is that if we did try to till the soil we would have to wait till late may or later because of our clayey soil. the land has 40 yrs organic practices done to it but the field hasn't been used for a few years. one of my dillemas is how to clear the long grass that's established itself, ill dig it out by hand if i have to.