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Wisconsin

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

FOR SALE: 10.9 acres for sale in Milton, Wis. Priced at $550,000. Farm is set up for horses, all land has been free from pesticides, herbicides, for over 17 years. Check out the website for information on home, farm, and equipment.  2/21/16

FOR SALE: Small CSA farm on 22 acres in Martell township, Pierce County, WI, 50 minutes to Twin Cities. 12 acres in hay and 2 acres amended vegetable ground has not been sprayed for five years, established raspberries and asparagus. Land is bordered by mostly forestland, Rush River trout stream, and kind neighbors. 3 bedroom home, metal pole barn and other outbuildings. Asking $210,000. Contact Rainbow at rainbowabarry@yahoo.com or 715-688-3112.  2/10/16

FOR SALE: 40 acre farm for sale in Richland Center. Land previously used as pasture and for rotational grazing. Please visit our sustainable farm via our MLS listing here: http://www.southwest-wisconsin-real-estate.com/local_detail.php?id=291793. Please contact the listing agent, Jay, to arrange a showing.  2/10/16

 

Illinois

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

 

Indiana

FOR RENT: Current grass finished beef and pastured poultry operation looking for an experienced person to take our farm to the next level by adding additional enterprises. Vegetables, lamb, pork, turkeys additional chickens, ect. 1 hour to Dayton, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis markets. 20 minutes to college towns of Richmond, In and Oxford, Oh. Not currently certified but can be. Present Chris with a plan at hollenfamilyfarm@yahoo.com or 765-580-1520. All options will be considered.  2/10/16

 

Minnesota

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

FOR SALE: An established farm in Willow River, accessible to a beginning farmer! Best deal on a turnkey operation you will find! All buildings available, including living quarters and certified commercial kitchen are new since 2005. Fenced, irrigated vegetable acreage that has been cert. organic for years. Established clientele. Run it as a CSA, wholesale value-added operation, or direct to restaurant sales. Packing shed, greenhouses, walk-ins, this has it all. Portable electric fencing for free range chickens – farm dressed out 700 birds annually. Serve Twin Cities and Duluth markets. Will be at MOSES conference, Sat. Feb. 27 if you are out-of-area! Call 507-272-0526 if you want more info, meetup or schedule a showing! Great way to get to work immediately without developing infrastructure. Very sustainable, updated operation. $150K, addt’l wooded acreage and updated 4 bed, 2 bath farmhouse could be purchased for a total pkg of $390K. Great community support, great farm!  2/21/16

FOR RENT: 3+ acres available in Ogilvie, Minn. Would like to offer land to a young/beginning farmer(s) to develop an organic vegetable/fruit CSA or Community garden. Zero rent in exchange for 2 CSA shares. Possible help with machinery rental, seed-plant purchase, some labor. We currently raise sheep/chickens/horses/hay and work full-time off-farm. Farm research using livestock to eradicate invasive species. 6 miles of private hiking/horse trails, possible teaching of beginning gardening classes to kids/environmental science. A half mile of river frontage, several ponds. There is no salary, possible hook-up for your camper, well, electric, septic. Seasonal may work into year-round. Old house on site currently slowly rehabbing. Expansion up to 20 acres. Prefer hard-working organic farm school graduate or experience raising vegetables and fruit. Can help with grant writing. Contact Nancy at bearstreetranch@gmail.com.  2/2/16

 

 

South Dakota

WANTED: Family interested in purchasing or taking over grass-fed, direct marketing beef cow/calf operation with 35-year-old history. 440 acres of row crops with cash grain. Garretson, S.D. Modern housing available–transition period preferred–complete line of farm and light construction/excavation machinery available. Operating gravel pit on farm as well as year-round creek and 2 springs with ponds. Contact David at 605-594-6320.  2/2/16

 

Outside Midwest

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

FOR RENT: 7 acres available to rent in Fluvanna, Va. Land previously used for hay but owner would like to rent to someone interested in growing vegetables. Contact Margie at msmit02@icloud.com or 434-989-3780.  2/12/16

FOR SALE OR RENT: One large parcel. Would like to sell the organic and lease the farm. Organic is 630 acres, and there is 160 acres of hunting and natural streams, 1600 acres is wheat farm. Also on property are 15 sustainable windmills. Priced separately. Facebook North Marie’s Farms, Ethridge, Montana. Contact Deborah at debbiehallenberg@yahoo.com.  2/10/16

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Wisconsin

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

WANTED TO RENT: Looking for 3 acres to rent in Dane County. Contact Chelsey at chelseykilmer.rdh@gmail.com or 608-415-1433.  2/22/16

WANTED TO BUY OR RENT: 9 year old medium sized CSA and direct market farm looking for new home to rent or own. Must have at least 25 tillable acres and be within 1.5 hours of Milwaukee. If for sale, some help with down payment needed. If rented, a long term lease is preferred. Ideal site will have home and several outbuildings, or the ability for such structures to be put up. Prefer loamy soils to sandy ones, and require a predominance of flat non-flood plain ground. Would hope to secure land by end of 2016, transition the fields towards vegetables in 2017, with full move of operation by 2018. Call Tim at 262-951-0794 if you wish to discuss further.  2/21/16

WANTED TO RENT: Looking for some farmland (5-100 acres) in or around the Glenwood City area to rent long term if possible. Currently transitioning farm so it wouldn’t have to organic right now. The amount of acres would depend on the distance, but small fields are okay. Contact Mark at mbluemetalspecial@yahoo.com or 320-232-5244.  2/21/16

WANTED TO BUY OR RENT: Young farming family looking to purchase (or stable long-term lease) acreage in southwestern Wisconsin or southeastern Minnesota. We are seeking 15-40 acres, with at least 5 tillable acres for wholesale vegetable production. We would like land that could be certifiable organic by Spring of 2017. We prefer vacant land, but would consider a property with a MODEST home or trailer. Buildings and basic infrastructure would also be appreciated. $160,000 or LESS. Contact Evan at evan.marc.dvorsak@gmail.com.  2/12/16

 

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

WANTED TO RENT: Looking to long-term rent a small farm/hobby farm in the McHenry County area. Must be zoned for goats and sheep. Richmond, McHenry, Bull Valley, Woodstock, Hartland and surrounding areas okay. Contact Sue at sue.serdar@ymail.com or 815-919-7811.  2/2/16

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

  

Minnesota

WANTED TO BUY: Looking for open land for potential fruit tree plantation, ideally 4-20 acres along the river in the counties of Goodhue/Washington/Dakota. Interior in the Sogan Valley or out west around Independence / Delano / Watertown counties also good. Prefer in the $2,000 to $4,000 per acre range. Ondulating landscape such that there is a slope for drainage and good exposure to the sun. Existing orchards (old owners retiring) or distressed farm land (where farmers would like to sell a parcel to save the bigger lot) is also welcome. Public auctions and foreclosures are equally welcome to save on time and cost. Time line to acquire is: No later than early April. Contact Anita at 612-520-1301.  2/21/16

 

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

 

 

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