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Wisconsin

FOR RENT in 2018: Approximately 155 acres MOSA Certified Organic hay/pasture/cropland southeast of Osseo, Wis. Excellent fencing and water. One 40X60 livestock shed w/water/power. Currently under 5 year lease to expire 2017. Organic certified since 2000. Soils are Council, Rodell, Boone, Gale and Orion. Ph. 6.5-6.8. Same owners since 1975. Requires 5 year lease and compliance with MOSA Certification. Contact Mike at lomifarm@gmail.com or 847-420-0940. 7/18/16

FOR RENT: 55 acres for rent in Taylor, Wis. that is organically certifiable but not certified. There are numerous off land employment opportunities in the area, if desired. Other options are available as to how much land to rent or possible buy. There is a possible building site, etc. Price is to be negotiated. Also the plot has a creek and pasture option. Land is located along a county highway. Contact Jean at jeniray2002@yahoo.com or 715-613-2224.  6/29/16

FOR RENT: 14 certifiable acres, 4 tillable in N.E. Wis. Milking 10 Oberhasli goats, raise meat & egg chickens, bees and hogs. No time for garden, work construction, sometime out of town. Help w/my chores in exchange to use land & facilities to pursue your organic dream. Housing available. 906-361-9649 or whlrwmlk@gmail.com.  6/6/16

FOR SALE: 54 acre farm & house in SW WI. Ideal for small scale specialty farming and/or raising animals. 20 acres of woodlands, pastures with fencing, 3 acres in hay, 10 acres was in CRP. Spring feed creek runs year round. 2800 sq. ft. Cape Cod style house built in 1999 with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, office, family room, 3 car garage. Out buildings include 1914 dairy barn 30X70, machine shed, granary, chicken coop, 1893 log barn and a cabin. Photos and more details at www.lowmountainfarm.com6/6/16

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

 

 

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

 

Indiana

FOR RENT: 11 acres of farmland about 12 miles and 20 minutes drive from downtown Louisville, KY across the Ohio River in suburban/rural Southern Indiana. Our land has been fallow for about 65 years. Before that, no chemicals, GMOs or any other non-traditional techniques were used in crop production. It sits on a local thoroughfare with about 650 ft. of frontage. Also included on the land is a 900 sq. ft. 2 bedroom house with a workroom/walk-out basement, covered carport, garden and a small creek. There used to be a chicken/goat coop that was torn down, but the foundation remains for rebuilding. We are open to longer-term leases as we would like our land utilized the way it used to be instead of turned into housing plots. Considering the surrounding higher-end neighbors, it could very easily be developed into a CSA. Contact Scott at: crowscall@gmail.com.  6/6/16

 

Iowa

FOR SALE: 32 acres for sale in Adams, Iowa. Land has always been treated organic, though never certified. Hog tight fence keeps goats, sheep, cattle and horses in. Good gates. Excellent well with a back-up well. 2 springs and a pond. Rolling hills, never floods. Orchard, berries and many returning plants such as herbs, asparagus, and more. 4 bd 1.5 bath 2 story home with many outbuildings. All have electric, one has a wood stove. Two have built-in work benches and cabinets. Many new updates. Tilt-in insulated windows. Blown-in insulation, new furnace, very low bills. Willing to mentor new owners. After 25 years we are downsizing. Historical property with many extras. Contact Jausonne at mzbunny50841@gmail.com or 641-22-4802. 6/30/16

 

Kansas

FOR RENT: Short 40 acres with 17 stall horse barn, barrel arena, pasture and newly remodeled home. Perfect for cattle or horse business in Haysville, Kansas. For Lease. $2200 per month. Must have liability and renters insurance. Learn more here or by contacting Kristen at kristen.granitekey@gmail.com or 316-871-8197. 7/18/16

 

Michigan

FOR SALE: Family farm in south central MI. Fenced & cross-fenced. Good water. Currently a mixed power operation grazing cattle & sheep. Hay production. Would like to transition stewardship to organic minded family/families. Unique opportunity for a turn-key operation to right person(s). Numerous income streams already in place. Please share your farm dreams & ideas which would include having an organic approach to this land that has been stewarded well. Email only please. No internet at the farm, will check approximately once a week. Serious Opportunity, Serious Inquiries Only. Contact Steve at gordonfarm@mail.com.  6/13/16

 

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: Ninole Orchard is a 35.52 acre award-winning farm that epitomizes the concept of diverse agriculture. 27 years in the making, Ninole Orchard encapsulates permaculturally grown and organic fruit and nut orchards within a system of mature windbreak trees, fresh flowers, aquaculture, and hard wood trees. The property is fully fenced and situated between 2 perennial freshwater streams with waterfalls. The custom 6,552 sq ft home features epic 180 degree Pacific Ocean views from all main rooms throughout the house. 32-1063 Hawaii Belt Rd, Ninole, HI 96773; 2 beds 2 baths 3,456 sqft; $2,350,000. Learn more here or by contacting Rachel at rachelnack@gmail.com or 808-333-2809. 7/11/16

FOR RENT: 5 acres available in Cullman, Ala. Land has been used for hay. Contact Paul at pshutt@att.net or 256-452-2762.  5/31/16

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

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Wisconsin

WANTED TO BUY: Looking for organic (no spray) farm with 2 to 20 acres with mature fruit trees, small house, chicken coop and usable barn in the Stoughton/Dane County area. Contact Penny at pennylmolina@gmail.com or 608-335-3550. 5/31/16

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

 

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: Two young farmers looking for land in Upper Peninsula or Northern LP. Ideally a rent-to-own or transition of ownership situation. Looking to do some row crops and also under-story timber crops, so a mix of clearings and timber is ideal. Small plots also great. Contact Aaron at aaronmmartz@gmail.com.  6/29/16

WANTED TO BUY OR RENT: Beginning organic farmer looking to transition my business from the Bloomington, Ind. area back to my home state. Looking for land rental opportunity in northwest lower Michigan. Flexible in terms of needs, just looking for opportunities. Contact Paul at pburger8@gmail.com or 734-846-1876.  6/9/16

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

 

Minnesota

WANTED TO RENT: Looking to rent farm building space in a couple of years to move about 15-20 dairy goats to. Parents are thinking of retiring from the farm and farmer would like to take over the animals, but need space to keep them. Have extensive experience with raising dairy goats, use for breeding, show, and milk. Ideally would be a large pole barn and some pasture space the farmer could fence. Have two newly constructed outbuildings that could be brought with as well. Would need to have electric and water. Animals are healthy and friendly. Farmer would do all work for the animals, look for building in Southeast Minnesota, ideally near Rochester, Winona, Northfield, but open to other options. Contact Emily at emily.thompson33@gmail.com.  7/18/16

WANTED TO BUY: Air Force veteran looking for smaller parcels of agricultural land to buy. The land needs to have a relatively flat plot for a greenhouse, open southern exposure, road access, and would ideally be no more than ten acres in Winona County, Minn. If you have land that is currently unused or low yielding, it could be an ideal candidate for our purposes. Contact Shawn at kieckf3a@gmail.com or 608-218-4661.  6/9/16

 

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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