Land Link-Up

MOSES offers this free online service in an effort to connect those looking for farmland with those looking to rent or sell farmland.

Please note: MOSES does not have any additional information on the opportunities listed below. If you have any questions, please use the contact information provided in the posting.

Landowners: Your post will remain on this page for 60 days unless you contact us to extend or remove your listing.

 

Young farmers find place to grow through Land Link-Up

The story of Big Head Farm, a remarkably diverse operation in Benton Harbor, Mich., illustrates how the right match can make all the difference for both farmer and landholder. Read more.

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Farmland for Sale/Rent                       Landowners: Place an Ad

6/23/15
FOR SALE: 24 acre farm with 3 bedroom home for sale near Brooks, Minn. Asking price is $96,900. Learn more.

6/23/15
FOR RENT: 680 acres for rent in Fowler, Indiana. We are looking for a farmer who would like to go 50/50 or cash lease the crop land. We will leave the decision on what you are farming up to you. And housing would be available. If interested please contact Jasmin as soon as possible at 765-884-1353 or aberry07@gmail.com.

6/22/15
FOR SALE: 10 to 58 acres for sale in McHenry County, Ill. Restored Italianate Victorian farmhouse and excellent set of outbuildings. Land previously used for corn, beans, grassfed beef, chickens and sheep. Learn more.

6/15/15
FOR SALE: 14.6 secluded acres off the beaten path but still just a 15 minute drive to Fond du Lac, Wis. The land is partly wooded and partly open with fields that have been intentionally left fallow for 5 years. This space is ready for organic farming, horses, excellent bow and gun deer hunting, or other outdoor recreation. There is a stable with space for seven horses and a 60 x 80 foot machine shed that you can use, (or rent) for storage. There is potential to hook up to the local sewer system to build a secluded dream home or use the space as a secluded getaway. Contact Tim at silicafarms@gmail.com or 646-401-2002.

6/15/15
FOR SALE: Listing our hobby farm in eastern Fond du Lac County, Wis. 7.68 acres of land, approx. 1900 sq ft house, dairy barn, approx. 25×80 shed with two car garage, horse corral. Orchard with mature dwarf trees: apples, pears, and plums. Mature plantings of grapes, asparagus, and rhubarb. Three year old half acre planting of raspberries. Large garden plot behind house. Barn has good roof, 220 electric, pig & chicken extension, workshop, water, and horse stalls. House wants a facelift. It has 4 to 5 bedrooms, 1 bath. Large laundry room that could be made into a very large bathroom. Propane furnace and also has a wood furnace from previous owner. Selling to develop a commercial property. $154,000. Contact Christopher at armslistreply@yahoo.com or 262-617-5372.

6/15/15
FOR SALE: 50 acre farm for sale in Port Wing, Wis.: 30 acres currently hay and 20 acres wooded. Large fenced-in garden with perennials and many varieties of berries, annual vegetables and herbs. Also includes 6×8 greenhouse, fruit trees, and lots of wildlife and phenomenal bird-watching. Private, but just 2 miles to town. Close to Lake Superior and the boreal forest. 2 bedroom house heated with wood and propane includes large kitchen, living room and bath, and large family room. Landscape is professionally designed with an emphasis on native plantings and attracting birds. $164,500. Learn more.

6/3/15
FOR SALE: 20 acre certified organic dairy farm in Humbird, Wis. for sale with 70 additional certified rentable acres, 56 cow tie stall barn, heifer shed, plenty of feed storage, manure storage, all equipment in place and ready to go. $260,000 Contact Tony at tmwelti@gmail.com or 507-951-2669.

5/18/15
FOR RENT: 22 acre farm in Aitkin, Minn. that includes a large stretch of shoreline on Lone Lake, one of the cleanest monitored lakes in Minn. Pastures are grandfathered in regarding shoreland management ordinance, because drainage from animal use areas slopes away from lake and ingress water is filtered through much vegetation. It is hobby farm scale, or a good place to start a herd or flock. I wish to rent the house out too. It is 85 years old, 1,000 sq ft, one story, modest 2 BR, 1 bath, nicely weather tight and needing some renovation and repairs. Has wood stove and the woods on farm can supply SOME poplar. The south end of the farm is low and has gone back to brush which could be possibly cleared with Scottish Highland cattle. All fences on north end (around pastures and orchard) are in great shape but fences around brush need some work. I have access to free phone poles to reinforce corners. Good deer and grouse hunting. Contact Marcia at marciathurmer@gmail.com or 218-927-6952.

5/18/15
FOR SALE: 47 acres for sale in Monroe County, Wis. Property was previously used for fruits and vegetables, u-pick blueberry and includes 3 bedroom home, shop and farm market building. Farm includes walk-in cooler, high capacity irrigation well and farm ponds stocked with fish. This property has many oportunities to become a great investment. Contact Douglas at berrybarn@centurytel.net or 608-378-4916.

5/18/15
FOR SALE: Remarkable 26 acre diversified farm opportunity in Western Idaho.  Class I 9′ loam soils, direct sales history/market, ideal for self-sustained farm/CSA.  Totally irrigated (sprinkler-drip-flood) 2520 sq ft updated farm house/studio apartment, equipment included/available. Text your e-mail address to 208-949-4462 for link to details.

5/15/15
FOR SALE: 35-acre parcel in Door County, Wis. for sale. Includes landscaping business, garden center, modern home (now operating as bed and breakfast), multiple gardens and walkways with 19 acres of undeveloped land. Learn more.

5/12/15
FOR SALE: 80+ acre farmette for sale in Central Wisconsin. Mixture of trees and tillable acreage. Also included is remodeled farmhouse with outbuildings. Call 715-340-1966 for more information.

5/11/15
FOR RENT: 3 certified organic acres available for rent in Hollywood Township (Watertown-Mayer), Minn. Land was previously pastured (25+ years) followed by 2 years of certified organic row crops. Highly productive soil, easy access off of County Road 122, multi-year lease available. Contact Bryant at b.wangard@comcast.net or 952-300-7272.

5/11/15
FOR RENT OR SALE: 36 acres apple orchard for sale or rent in Sugar Creek, Wis. Apple trees have been cleared and land is ready for organic farming as it has not been farmed or sprayed in 20 years. Contact Paul at pdlgbb@gmail.com or 262-949-2211.

5/1/15
FOR RENT: Two separate plots – one 11 acres and one 13 acres, for rent in Manitowoc County, Wis. Land is certified organic and previously used for crops. Contact Chris at cisler5@charter.net or 920-794-4106.

5/1/15
FOR RENT: Beautiful water-filled property in St. Joe County Michigan about 30 minutes south of the thriving local food community of Kalamazoo. Property was an old mill with a large creek, raceway and two bridges on the property. There are 5 ponds that can be used to raise fish and plenty of woods and pasture for animals. Rental includes a large 5 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath farmhouse and 41 acres. Rent for the house is $900/ mo with discussion on how farmer desires to use land for a business. Contact Bryan at bryan@zerohero.org or 970-237-1498.

5/1/15
FOR SALE: 5.54 fertile acres in Iroquois County, Illinois with brand new house set up for organic farming, including hoop-house, green house, storage, wells, farm machinery, and a private access road. I farmed the property for 4 years but it’s time I sell. The house needs final touches in kitchen and bathroom. Selling “AS-IS”. Contact Jonathan at jklemt@gmail.com or 847-739-6536.

4/23/15
FOR RENT: Free Rental – Agricultural Farmland 5-6 Acres – Tillable – Barton, Washington County. Wis. Looking for farmer to plant a variety of vegetables and/or fruits to keep the land in production. On Beaver Dam near the intersection of Mt. Pleasant Road in Barton. Call Gerry at 262-391-7444.

4/23/15
FOR SALE: 6.5 acre certified organic farm for sale near Plum City, Wis. The property includes a 4 bedroom house built in 2006 and outbuildings including a grainery converted to a greenhouse, older barn, and 30×40 pole shed. Additional acreage is available. View MLS listing and learn more.

4/17/15
FOR RENT: 120-300 acres farm available for rent in St. Croix County, Wis. between Baldwin and New Richmond. 200 acres previously conventional grain farm, 100 acres just out of 15 year CRP contract (single fall hay crop taken off this field last two years). Want to go organic and/or no till. Soil health, conservation and water quality of extreme importance to landowner. Raising heritage breed livestock also important to owner. Also interested in raising medicinal herbs, in addition to livestock and row crops. Open to flowers, orchards or vegetables as well. Contact Laura at laurad@domagalalaw.com or 651-253-2262.

4/17/15
FOR RENT OR SALE: Currently a horse operation but 11 acres hayfield out front – would be ideal for CSA operation. Willing to lease land for CSA startup w/ profit sharing arrangement or will consider selling the entire 61 acre farm for $600,000. Located in Hastings, Minn. Contact Dawn at dawn@HHHRanch.net or 651-338-2792.

4/17/15
FOR SALE: Well-established, locally popular business in Antigo, Wis. being sold in its entirety. Included in sale are: 12 acres, 31,000 sq. ft. hydroponic greenhouse raising tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, 5 bedroom home built in 2003, sawdust-fueled heat plant/ work shop, sorting building, nutrient/ generator building. Owners have built up the business for 20 years, and are ready to sell, and willing to train technically-minded buyer and work together for at least 1-2 years. Contact Pete and Pam at canopygardens@yahoo.com or 715-623-7373.

4/16/15
FOR RENT: 10 acres  in Flat Rock, Mich. with two houses – one for rent/purchase possibility. Previously Certified Organic. Educational & Therapeutic Farm – to grow, educate & provide sustainable training & specialty nutritional foods for those with Autism, Alzheimers & caregivers. Growing & Creating Food products. Located within 35 miles of Detroit, Ann Arbor & Toledo. Near  Prime Farmer’s Markets, Restaurants & Organic Food Hubs. Plenty of room to grow your own crops & business too. Contact Maria at larkrestmac@hotmail.com or 313-689-3497.

4/16/15
FOR RENT: 20 acres for rent in Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wis. Land previously used for hay, corn and soybeans. Contact James at sofortunate1@gmail.com or 262-894-5086.

4/2/15
FOR RENT: Looking for someone to farm all or part of a small 130-acre certified organic farm in Enfield, Ill. Three bedroom house available, could be part of compensation. Could be profit-sharing, land rental, salary, or some other arrangement. Current and recent operations include organic compost production, popcorn, turtle beans, soybeans, alfalfa hay, and other crops. Two irrigation ponds with center-pivot irrigation rigs make this ideal for growing fruits and vegetables. Farm is located 2 ½ hours from St. Louis, and one hour from Evansville, IN. Contact Walter at 618-781-6400 or waltergstorey@gmail.com.

3/26/15
FOR RENT: 133 tillable acres for rent for 2016 in Arcadia, Wis. Would like to do long term contract. Can be certified organic, was in CRP. Contact Jim at 608-863-3895.

3/26/15
FOR RENT: Land for rent in Grand Ledge, Mich. Land currently used as horse pasture, fruit and nut trees, small vegetable garden, and otherwise not used. Size of acreage: At least 1 acre of the 20 acres. More if you’d like. Contact Mary at admin@getfarmly.com or 415-484-9749.

3/26/15
FOR RENT: Approximately 40 acres of land that has been laying fallow for more than 40 years. Ideal for someone wanting to start an organic project or cut native hay. Some equipment available for use as well. New well will be operating later this year. Located in SE Adams County Wisconsin. Want to work with a good working tenant with good future plans. Contact Sylvester and Maryann at showperg@aol.com.

3/18/15
FOR SALE: Farm situated along the Milwaukee River main and the North Branch of the Milwaukee River. The soil is rich and productive. We currently rent the row crop land and we make the hay. This is a 70 acre farm with a beautiful 5 bedroom cream city brick home and many useful barns. We are currently set up to raise custom beef. House is in excellent repair as are the barns. zillow.com and for salebyowner.com for more detail – $599,000. Contact Al and Cathy at horsense@frontier.com.

3/10/15
FOR RENT: 50 acres for rent in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Land has been used for pasture and hayfields. Additional acres available for agroforestry. Contact Helen at hdavis68@hotmail.com or 507-454-6176.

3/10/15
FOR RENT: We have a thriving pasture based meat enterprise and are looking for capable folks to start their own non-competing enterprise on our farm.  We have an extensive marketing database and very good brand image at large markets in both Indianapolis, IN and Bloomington, IN.  We would love to find an organically minded veggie farmer who can make use of our land, equipment, marketing, established clients, etc. to partner with us in establishing a joint venture where we can help you be successful at farming.  Ideally looking for a full time individual/couple but this could start out as part time and transition to full time.  We are NOT looking for an employee, rather someone who wants to run their own operation and stand on their own two feet.  We have everything in place that will allow someone to be very successful very quickly. Our customers want organic produce they can trust!  We might even be willing to fund some of the start-up costs for the right person with the right business plan and long-term vision.  Please e-mail info@simpsonfamilyfarm.com if interested to start a dialogue.

3/10/15
FOR SALE:  80-acre farm for sale in Price County, Wis. Treated organically since 1998.  Land is fenced with center lane and waterline–turn-key grazing operation.  40 x 80 ft. pole shed–excellent hay storage, 32 x 60 ft. dairy barn with new roof, parlor for goats or sheep, optional walk-in freezer.  All season hydrant and waterer.  River frontage.  Newly renovated farmhouse.  www.therustictable.com

3/10/15
FOR SALE: Beautiful 60 acre cheese farm for sale near Duluth, Minnesota. Retail store/cafe with state approved kitchen, cheese processing facility and aging room; milking barn (pipeline set-up included) with milk house and hayloft, large pole building, custom built farm house (2,366 sq. ft. w/full basement; 5 bed, 2 bath, built in 1987),  pond and small apple orchard.  Great opportunity to own your own business! $299,000.  For more information, email Joy at lily3joy@gmail.com.

 

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Farmland Wanted                                Place Ad to Buy/Rent Farm

5/28/15
WANTED TO BUY OR RENT: Looking to find land in northern Miami and southern Fulton counties in Indiana to rent either on a cash, 50/50, lease to own or straight purchase. Contact Michael at 765-469-0109 or oink.moofarms@gmail.com.

5/28/15
WANTED TO RENT: 100 or more acres of CRP or land with prairie like cover in southeast Wisconsin (Rock, Jefferson, and Walworth counties) to hold an AKC Springer Spaniel licensed field trial. $300 for one weekend in March 2016 and the same for one weekend in Nov. 2016. The club is insured for these events. Contact event chair Sue Myers at smyers@mia.net or 262-203-6672.

The renter can have all the harvested pheasants to clean and consume and will also have a nice post event hunt for all the birds we missed during the trial. This is a mature group of enthusiasts very respectful of land.

5/12/15
WANTED TO RENT: Looking for a small piece of land (1/2-1 acre) in Sheboygen, Wis. to raise chickens and have a tent. Willing to pay up to $50 a month with free egg bonus for you after chickens start laying eggs. Contact Ruby at destiny153260@yahoo.com.

4/17/15
WANTED TO BUY: Beginning farmer looking for 15-40 acres in Vernon County of bare land, with at least five acres tillable. We would consider a property with a pre-existing MODEST home. Existing utilities or outbuildings are a plus. Contact Evan at evan.marc.dvorsak@gmail.com or 608-337-4309.

4/17/15
WANTED TO RENT: Looking for farmer/land owner within 60 miles of Twin Cities (pref WI side) who will rent an acre of his/her land so I can grow a vegetable garden this summer. There are not enough community garden’s in the Twin Cities. I’m thinking $50 a month. I don’t need water or electrical supply but it would be nice. Contact Nik at fsquared.nr@gmail.com.

4/16/15
WANTED TO RENT: Beginning farmer would like to rent or lease land to raise a small number of Heritage Breed Pigs. Looking for 1/2-10 acres near Kenosha or Racine, Wis. Experienced with raising pigs and grew up on farm in Iowa. Building would be a bonus but not necessary as I can provide a hut. I have a full-time teaching job in Kenosha and would like to find something close. I would be very respectful of your property and any rules you would like me to follow. I would be following the “organic pigs” guidelines and treat the pigs very humane – I really enjoy pigs. Contact Dean at dgreve@wi.rr.com or 262-705-3772.

4/2/15
WANTED TO BUY: Looking at living off the grid and trying to find 2-5 acres that is fertile, has water, and a lot of trees. Looking for sustainable cheap land, for a small homestead. Contact Mario at mgjohnson@outlook.com or 940-432-1533.

3/27/15
WANTED TO RENT OR BUY: Beginning farmer looking to start an organic business near Romeovile or Bolimbrook, Ill. Looking to grow herbs, garlic, vegetables and berries. Open to any options. Contact Hernan at 773-899-5132.

3/26/15
WANTED TO RENT OR BUY: My wife and I have been doing organic and sustainable micro farming in our suburban area for 5 years now, and are looking to transfer to a full time operation where we can start up a sustainable/educational CSA. There are 2 families that are looking to go  in on this venture to help with the daily tasks and also to split the responsibility. We are looking for 5 – 50 acres of woods, with the rest in tillable land and pasture in Missouri/Arkansas Ozark area.  It would be a plus to us that there be electricity to the property but not required and if there is a barn that would be even better. We would also need the ability to place tiny homes on the property to live in, with the eventual option to build more permanent housing facilities in the future upon permit approval etc. We are open to various types of contracts from long-term lease, rent to own, land contract, partnership and others where we can reserve some of our savings for marketing and improvements to the land to get started. A current farm where the farmer is interested in retiring with some additional income over a long period of time would be great. Contact Kris at kris.polson@hotmail.com or 209-229-3824.

3/26/15
WANTED TO RENT OR BUY: Looking for a dairy farm that we could either lease to own or purchase with a contract for deed. I have a herd of dairy cattle and my own machinery. We are open to most any option, we don’t have any major preference to where the farm would be as long as it is in Wisconsin. We are hoping to find something this spring due to we have a deadline to be moved. Please call 320-232-5244.

3/10/15
WANTED TO RENT
: We are starting an organic grain farm and are looking to rent 6-10 acres of tillable land within 60 miles of the Twin Cities. If the 2015 season goes well we want there to be room to expand. Currently around 6 acres is what we can afford and manage, although we would work with the leasee to improve their land via cover cropping. Contact Robert at rbarbeau94@gmail.com or 612-219-1404.

3/10/15
WANTED TO BUY OR RENT
: We are a young couple looking to start farming in the Marshfield, WI area.  We would like to operate a small, family grass-based dairy – ideally organic. We would be willing to consider any options (lease, land contract, purchase, working transition, etc). Looking ideally for 80 acres. Contact Phil at phil.prusinski@gmail.com or 715-207-0337.

3/10/15
WANTED TO BUY OR RENT
: Looking for a small farm to buy, or some tillable land to rent around Brown county or Outagamie county, Wisconsin. Contact Andrew at sorenson.andy21@gmail.com.

 

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