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Wisconsin

FOR RENT: 75 acres of transitioned land ready for organic certification available in Wilson, Wis. Lease may be available. Contact Theresa at countryretreathome@gmail.com or 715-505-4557.  5/19/16

FOR SALE: 36 acre farm located just 80 miles east of Twin Cities set up for an organic produce operation, livestock, and horse training. Includes a full barn with work room and walk-in cooler, quonset hut, garage, chicken coop/greenhouse, and two hoop houses. For the past 8 years, we have been growing produce for restaurants and raising Icelandic sheep and horses, utilizing organic and permaculture practices. There are multiple fruit trees and perennial flower gardens surrounding the home and property, with 10 acres of woods and 20 acres of grazing pasture that was fully fenced in 2014. Organic certification plan is in place for transition. Equipment and supplies are negotiable. The home is a large, charming, refurbished three story house built in the 1910s with a finished walk-out basement apartment. 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms; 2,700 sq ft. Details and photos at lostviewfarm.com.  5/3/16

LONG TERM DAIRY LEASE OPPORTUNITY: Turn-key certified organic dairy available for a long-term lease in SE Wisconsin. The land is owned and protected by Yggdrasil Land Foundation, a national land trust. 450 acres of very productive soils. 240 acres are fenced with improved lanes and a pasture watering system. The pastures are well-managed swards. The highly maintained facilities include a 16-unit swing over parlor and a nice 4-bedroom house with separate studio. Organic milk buyer is ready to pick up. 500 ton of DM of hay on property. Current tenant is retiring after 25 years on this farm. We are seeking motivated, committed, and skilled dairy graziers, who will continue to maintain and improve this beautiful dairy farm. Consideration will be given to beginning dairy farmers. This farm has been a Master site for the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program.  4/26/16

FOR RENT: Land is in the Cambridge/Fort Atkinson area. There is approximately 15 acres of good growing space. The entire farm is 102 acres in 2 parcels, the main one is with a total of 30 acres tillable. I’m only doing non-GMO crops & prefer to have it remain that way. It’s been a CSA for 19 years with organic methods used only. The farm was purchased in 1977 & has never had toxic chemicals/synthetic fertilizers used on it to date. Rental includes equipment, tools, supplies (Remay & black plastic mulch), electric fencing (electro-net included) and water (not a commercial well). There is a hoophouse (approx. 12 x 25′) that could be used as well or sold. Open for offers & rent is negotiable. May consider a long term least with option to buy. Contact Linda at plumhill@wildblue.net or 608-423-4425.  4/8/16

FOR RENT: Approximately 40 acres of land that has been laying fallow for more than 40 years. Ideal for someone wanted to start an organic project, cut native hay or graze cattle. Electricity and well will be operating later this year. Located in SE Adams County Wisconsin. Anxious to rent this spring to good working tenant with good future plans. Contact Sylvester at showperg@aol.com.  4/8/16

FOR SALE: 5 acres for sale in Ripon, Wis. Land previously used for growing vegetables and fruits. Transitioning to “agrihood”. Includes large year-round growing greenhouses – minimally heated. Near zero energy homes planned- solar, sha machinery, orchard planted, within city limits. Contact Dennis at growsureease@gmail.com or 920-203-1054.  3/30/16

FOR RENT: 15 cropland acres available for rent in Junction City, Wis. The land has not sprayed for years and could be certified organic if wanted. Contact Danielle at danibaker2005@yahoo.com.  3/29/16

FOR SALE: Certifiable organic and untouched for years 112 +/- acres consisting of approximately 50 tillable high ground acres with the balance being wooded slopes and pastureable meadow land. A year round flowing spring on the property runs into another larger stream which crosses part of the valley land. There are no buildings or improvements other than fence and it is located on a small gravel township road between Viroqua, Viola and La Farge, Wis. See more here: http://swwiproperties.com/listings.html or contact the property listing agent, Dean Tainter for info: 608-778-6007.  3/24/16

FOR SALE: 50 Acre Hobby Farm for sale in Northern Wisconsin, near south shore of Lake Superior. 30 acres open farm land producing hay, 20 acres wooded: cedar, pine, poplar with creek. Home includes large kitchen, living room and bath, additional spacious room, perfect for a studio, office or family room. Two wood stoves, two propane furnaces. Large fenced-in garden, perennials, many varieties of berries, vegetables and herbs. 6×8 greenhouse. Many fruit trees on property. Landscape is professionally designed with an emphasis on native plantings. Lots of wildlife and phenomenal bird-watching. Private, but just 2 miles to the Town of Port Wing and State Highway 13. Learn more.  3/24/16

FOR RENT: 2 acres available for rent in McFarland, Wis. Land is part of a 62 acre farm that has multiple small organic farmers renting plots. Organic land, although not certified. No chemicals used for at least 8 years. Ideal for small market gardener. There is the potential to expand. Water available. Long term lease possible. Possible 10 x 10 Storage area additional charge. Contact Liza at liza.lightfoot@gmail.com or 608-209-3398.  3/24/16

FOR RENT OR SALE: An established cooperatively-owned 30-acre farm in Jefferson, Wis. with independent enterprises working the land, looking for new members with a project of their own in mind but not the land in hand. We currently have a small vegetable farm, pastured sheep and rabbits, and a small berry orchard, as well as about 15 acres in hay, pasture, or fallow land that could be utilized. Good outbuildings and some equipment sharing is possible. If you’re looking for extremely affordable land access, and have a project you want to pursue, give us a call! Contact Dennis at 262-473-9409 or kieslingroad@gmail.com.  3/24/16

FOR RENT: 40 acres in Dane County. Land uncultivated for over 50 years, but last 7 was conventionally farmed in soy/corn. New owner offering extremely low rent to farmer who will transition land to organic. Contact Jo Ann at bergia3333@hotmail.com or 608-437-0212.  3/14/16

FOR SALE: Picturesque organic farm nestled in secluded valley has 35 tillable, 25 woods (sugar maple and hardwoods), 25 pasture, 5 wetlands. Spring creek, springs, Class #3 trout stream. Buildings include: cow barn, horse barn, pole barn, brood house, wood shed, sugar house, corncrib, outhouse and 6 bedroom house. No utilities/ Go Solar! Electric pole on property. Ram pump connected to barn and house. Photos and more information on Zillow.com.  3/7/16

FOR SALE: Excellent site in Dane County for on-site sales of market gardening or CSA. 5.19 acres in Stoughton, Wis. 4 bedroom farmhouse in great condition, dairy barn, machine shed, out-building. Great price, see it before it sells. Learn more.  3/7/16

 

Illinois

FOR RENT: 47 ACRES FOR LEASE, Woodstock, Ill.: fully fenced, rolling pasture with some woodlands. Areas could be tillable for small crops to diversify operations. Original family farm had year-round operation of cattle, sheep, chickens, small crops and vegetables. Most recently used for cattle and sheep summer grazing. Pastures have never been sprayed. Would be ideal for certified organic operation if desired. Multiple water sources. Farm is set up for rotational grazing. Nearby housing is an option. Open to ideas put forth by farmer. Location is two miles west of Woodstock.
If interested, contact Linda at The Land Conservancy of McHenry County – Farmer Match Program. 815-337-9502 or LBalek@conservemc.org.  5/17/16

FOR RENT: 5 acres for rent in Dekalb, Ill. Land was previously growing corn/soy. Contact Irfan at irfanankolkar@hotmail.com or 563-265-4525.  4/18/16

FOR RENT: 25 acres for rent in Wellington, Ill. Renter would be working land alongside owner. Benefits would include ability to make your own propagations from owner’s select stock of hardy kiwi, hazels, chestnut, pears, plums, cherries, etc. Ability to use land for approved enterprises and to prepare for when you start your own farm. Applicants must love animals and have farm experience. Couples can apply. Rent will be based upon your qualifications and amount of work you want to do on farm. Help with finding work off farm. Extra consideration will be given to those who best demonstrate they can maintain and improve farm while stewards on property. Great farm with great opportunities. Email prairiegreens@gmail.com and/or call 217-918-8100 to apply; please send CV and brief personal statement with emails.  3/7/16

 

Minnesota

FOR SALE: 19.5 acres for sale in Hayfield, Minn. 12 tillable acres have not been sprayed for many years, only used for pasture and making hay during that time. There are some wetlands and mature trees on the other acres. The house and small shed are teardowns, left up so it will be easier to build on the property; also there is a foundation for a garage. It is located near Highways 56 and 30 between Rochester and Austin. Looking for the right farmers to make use of the chemically-free land. Contact Linda at Linda48Hutchinson@gmail.com or 651-214-1853.  5/23/16

FOR SALE: Perfect set up for organic CSA or wholesale vegetable production. Professional deer fencing, private well and septic, excellent set up for organic vegetable, small ruminants, or chickens with unlimited value-added opportunity with the commercial kitchen. No renovating needed – just come in and get to work, hard to find a place with infrastructure that is this well-thought out. Take advantage of local markets, but close enough to 35 to serve the Twin Cities and Duluth easily. Located in Willow River, Minn. Home is super comfortable and updated. 40 acres, mix of organic tillable, woods, wetland, pasture. $349,900 Contact Knelly at kdettinger@kw.com or 507-272-0526.  5/11/16

FOR SALE: 5.2 acres available in Delavan, Minn. 1 acre is certified organic and in rotation. Farmhouse with 5 BR, 1 3/4 baths, attached double garage, large shed, pony barn, garden house. Rich land, big sky, great for star gazing! Learn more.  5/11/16

FOR RENT: 286 acre certified farm on Little Lake (Chisago County, near Center City) is available for rent in 2016. 130 acres is tillable and has been certified organic since 2011. It has a 90 x 32 barn. It was planted in hay in 2009, with 15 acres replanted in 2012. The remainder is old pasture and woods. Existing fences need mending and or replacement. Two watering holes available for livestock. $75 an acre for rent of the tillable ground or large parcels. Contact Jeanne at 612-419-1978. 4/8/16

FOR RENT: 170 acres available for rent in 2017 located in Norway Township, Minn. The soil type is 61-85% soil productivity. Ideal rental rate is $250/acre cash rent (rental discount for organic practices or perennials like hay/alfalfa). Ideal crop is perennial, with no herbicide or insecticide spray. Crop History includes 4 out of the last 5 years has been planted to corn. Looking to find someone who wants a 3-5 year lease and willing to sign a no spray lease agreement. 165 acres are accessed by roads and 5 acres through easement with neighbor. Contact Kristin at kristin.washburn@gmail.com.  4/8/16

 

Outside Midwest

FOR SALE: Huge lot of 72 acres in Montague, New York, includes a large field that has been fallow for over 20 years, perfect for organic farming. It is a long rectangular piece with a large amount of forested trails, a sprawling reclaimed hillspace, and a beautiful meadow. Great for winter sport and hiking, campfires and parties! Large trees and protected wildlife make this a heavenly chunk of the Tug Hill region. Contact Julia at juliaalora91@gmail.com.  5/17/16

FOR SALE: 78 acres for sale in Ozark County, Mo. Previous owner was a chef, an entrepreneur, and a self-sufficient organic farmer in the Ozark mountains. Land is situated in the middle of the United States and previously used for growing organic herbs. Learn more.  5/17/16

FOR RENT: 2 acres available for rent in Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Contact Earl at reuse3jones@gmail.com or 360-855-2030.  5/3/16

FOR RENT: 2 acres available for rent in Van Zandt, Texas. Land was been fallow and includes a small creek on site. Contact Glynis at universal1kemet@gmail.com or 323-394-5870.  4/22/16

FOR SALE: Thriving organic goat cheese business. Easily run by two people, and can still grow with just two working. Beautiful house, solarium and raised bed vegetable gardens. Bilingual area of Quebec, Canada, close to VT border. Learn more.  3/24/16

FOR SALE OR RENT: 1 acre available in Memphis, Tenn. Previously used for gardening. Contact Klaudia at kroboth@memphis.edu or 901-870-1968.  3/14/16

 

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Wisconsin

WANTED TO RENT OR BUY: Looking for 50+ acreage with woods and pasture/cropland. Must include a house on the land that is livable. Would like to be in a school district that has a private school, and West of Hwy 35, or close to the Mississippi River. Looking near Crawford County. Willing to start from scratch, buy into, or take over property. Contact Kristen at catchamp_00rules@hotmail.com.  5/17/16

WANTED TO RENT: Looking for at least 40 certified/certifiable acres within 1 hour of Green Bay for MIRG organic dairy beginning spring of 2017. Buildings nice, but not required. Farmer already has the cows, but they will need a new home! Contact Jeffrey at jeffrey.hieb@gmail.com or 414-397-4429.  5/17/16

WANTED TO BUY: Cash buyer seeking about 60-180 acres of crop land in southwestern Wisconsin. Prefer remote land that has no development potential. Buyer is willing to transition crop land to organic. Contact Paul at cropground@att.net or 608-588-6365.  4/29/16

 

 

Illinois

WANTED TO RENT: Young, educated, experienced, organic dairy and crop farmer seeks additional farmland/new location. Looking for 500+ acres. Main interests are related to organic row crop/vegetable production first, followed by beef/dairy/chickens. Currently I farm in far NE Wisconsin and am seeking a better climate for crop production. I would like to be south of I-80, but will consider other locations as well. Will happily consider any situation, but prefer a rental agreement with the option to buy in the future. Land can be conventional, in transition or organic. I am passionate and committed to organic, sustainable agriculture production. People describe me as honest, driven, informed, and progressive. Please contact me with any questions, comments, or opportunities you may have or know about. I welcome all feedback! Thank you! Contact Benjamin at bk7676@hotmail.com or 715-216-7676.  3/24/16

 

Iowa

WANTED TO BUY: Looking to purchase 20-60 acres within Winneshiek, Allamakee, Fillmore or Houston counties. Ideal farm will have a mix of pasture, woods and tillable. Home and (usable) outbuildings required. A water source (creek and/or spring) would be great. Please contact Amy at amy.holmgren@gmail.com or 507-402-9507 with any possibilities.  4/11/16

 

Michigan

WANTED TO BUY OR RENT: Looking for certified organic farmland to grow organic potatoes on, prefer to rent but would consider buying. Looking to start with approx. 25 acres. Light well drained soil with water availability preferred. Prefer within 50 miles +/- of Martin, Mich. Contact Ryan Tucker at 616-337-5324 or email tuckerry@mail.gvsu.edu.  4/29/16

 

 

Missouri

WANTED TO RENT: Young, educated, experienced, organic dairy and crop farmer seeks additional farmland/new location. Looking for 500+ acres. Main interests are related to organic row crop/vegetable production first, followed by beef/dairy/chickens. Currently I farm in far NE Wisconsin and am seeking a better climate for crop production. I would like to be south of I-80, but will consider other locations as well. Will happily consider any situation, but prefer a rental agreement with the option to buy in the future. Land can be conventional, in transition or organic. I am passionate and committed to organic, sustainable agriculture production. People describe me as honest, driven, informed, and progressive. Please contact me with any questions, comments, or opportunities you may have or know about. I welcome all feedback! Thank you! Contact Benjamin at bk7676@hotmail.com or 715-216-7676.  3/24/16

WANTED TO BUY: Looking for 100+ acres in Noel, Mo. Contact John at Johng.hamilton65@gmail.com or 417-850-3550.  3/11/16

 

Outside Midwest

WANTED TO RENT OR BUY: Farmer looking for 1-5 acres in Lincoln, Neb. Contact Michelle at mhill669@gmail.com or 402-890-4102.  5/9/16

 

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