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Farmland for Sale/Rent

 

Wisconsin

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

FOR SALE: Career opportunity with a successful hydroponic farm – Canopy Gardens is located in Antigo, Wis. This family-owned business grows and sells tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet bell peppers, and other types of produce. Canopy Gardens has a reputation for character, integrity, and high-quality produce. The owners have developed the business to the current highly successful level that it is today, while raising their family during their 20 years in business. They are seeking a self-motivated, technically-minded individual to carry on the company. For more information call 715-623-7373, or visit canopygardens.co. Please send letter of interest and resumé to:
canopygardens@yahoo.com.  1/20/16

FOR SALE: We have two farms, both possibly for sale or let’s find a way to form a farm to table cooperative and the cooperative buys the two farms. Located in Ripon, Wis. 32 acre Christmas tree farm, organically managed- no chemicals or fertilizers. Fraser fir trees are sheared professionally. Former pasture land. 8 acre farm is listed online here. 32 acres – $400k includes 30×48 in-floor heated shop etc.

Talk to us about joining a Farm to Table Cooperative. 5 acre in small town organically based veggie farm / orchard etc. w/ 2 greenhouses and utilities in place for future café- engineering studies done passive or non-passive efficient homes. 4,320 minimally heated greenhouse with water and sewer available. We envision a Farm to Table Café and market as well as value added products from nutrient dense vegetables. Contact Dennis at growsureease@gmail.com or 920-203-1054.  1/20/16

FOR SALE: Beautiful farm in the hills of Western Wisconsin is ready for your farm enterprises. Located near Plum City. The property has been used to grow certified organic produce, mushrooms, and grains for direct market sales. There are established wine cap mushrooms ready to produce in the spring of 2016. There are 100 apple tree rootstocks planted and ready for grafting. Plenty of perrenial stock ready for spring production. The 2 listings can be sold as one at this time. There are 2 uncovered hoophouses on the 6.5 acre parcel that can be sold with the property or sold seperate after the parcel sells. Realtor listing for 6.5 w/ buildings. Realtor listing for 24 acres.  1/20/16

FOR RENT: Common Gardens is a coalition of independent and interdependent groups, who manage various enterprises and projects on 120 acres of land 20 minutes from Madison. We are a funky community, with a project for nearly everyone. Looking for business minded market gardener to expand garden business. Equipment, storage, marketing assistance, for a low rental fee. Be a part. Contact Mike at schumacher3189@hotmail.com or 608-334-7075.  1/20/16

FOR RENT: 35 acres available in Wilson, Wis., 22 tillable used for pasture past 20 years, with no chemicals. 45 minutes from Twin Cities. Includes 2 bedroom home, large walk-in cooler, pole barn with electric and lean-to greenhouse, and movable chicken coops. 20kW wind generator on site supplies electricity to buildings. Heating and cooling by geo-thermal. Save on utility bills! $1800/month plus utilities. Contact Pamela at pmdixon@viterbo.edu or 715-441-2988.  1/11/16

FOR SALE: Located in the rolling hills of Western Wisconsin just 80 miles from the Twin Cities, this 36 acre farm is set up for an organic produce operation, livestock, and horse training. It also includes a full barn with workroom, quonset hut, garage, chicken coop/greenhouse, two hoop houses, and walk-in cooler. 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 tillable grazing pasture that was fully fenced in 2014. Organic certification plan is in place for transition. 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. Contact Chris at chrisnewhouse@gmail.com.  1/11/16

FOR SALE: 240 acre family farm (75 acres tillable and leased; 10 red pine plantation, balance woodland and pasture) in NW Wis. great for hunting and snowmobiling. There is a 30 x 60’ metal quanset machine shed, a spring-fed lake (stocked with fish), and a well. We would love it to go to someone who cares about the land, wants to farm, or would manage it accordingly. Located in Taft/Taylor County. Contact Catherine at litterbox@att.net.  1/4/16

 

 

 

Illinois

FOR RENT: A ~600 acre farm in central Illinois about 1 ½ hours north of St. Louis. The lands are located near the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers in the hilly bluff country. The entire tillable acres have been put into pasture. There are three Morten Sheds, three residences and 4 grain bins as well as a large freezer unit. There are many springs on the land, most of which still flowed in the recent drought year. At present there is an animal operation on it. The owner is looking for a new lessee, who can create a financially and ecologically sustainable farm. Please send a letter of interest, a resume and at least three references and letters of recommendation to Dorothy at dghu@charter.net.  1/11/16

 

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

 

Michigan

FOR RENT: 20 Acres with 3 horse barns including loft, stalls, electrical and plumbing on site and ready. 4-5 Pastures with run-ins into barns. Opportunities for agriculture business, crop farming or personal farm use. Large 5 bedroom farm house also available for separate rental. $1000 per month for land and barns only. Contact Jeff at jeffgee6@gmail.com12/23/15

 

 

Minnesota

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

FOR SALE: 10 acres for sale in Winona, Minn. 6 acres in CRP, .6 acres in cropland and 2 acres woods. Contact Lea at lea_the_gardener@hotmail.com or 507-429-0746.  1/20/16

FOR RENT: 1/4 acre to 1 acre of tillable land available to rent in Carver County near Minnesota’s Twin Cities. The land has not been sprayed and cover cropping is done as part of a whole-farm rotations practice. Water is available, access to an indoor storage area and outdoor processing area, with possible access to an on-site farm stand for selling. Rental price is negotiable and could be based on a flat fee, percentage of sales, or both. Contact Lori at rootsreturn@gmail.com or 425-241-2515.  1/11/16

 

Missouri

FOR SALE: The Seymour/Webster farm encompasses 18 acres, including 2 acres of outside market vegetable space, 2 high tunnels, 5 acres of permanent structures and daily living/working space, and 11 acres of land for hay. We are also including lots of equipment and tools to help the next farmer get started. This is a “ready to work” farm for someone who is ready to farm full-time and make a living at it. You could be making money within weeks of moving in. We have owned and operated this property as “Echigo Farm” since 2010. During this time, we have made a full-time living on the farm, selling our produce and fermented foods in Springfield, MO and the surrounding area. Contact Mark at echigofarm@gmail.com or 417-849-4000.  1/11/16

FOR SALE: 6.14 acres for sale in Niangua, Mo. $40K cash or lease purchase option available, negotiable. Soil has not been tested and I’m not sure what the ag history has been. Land has previously been used for pasture. Contact Kim at kimhipps@comcast.net or 615-969-1262.  1/4/16

 

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

FOR RENT: Seeking long-term relationship for multi-species mob grazing, silvo-pasturing, alley-cropping, and/or vegetable production. 145 contiguous acres available in Hutchinson, S.D. now growing to 410 contiguous acres in 2023 as ground comes out of CRP and existing leases. A complex environment with creek, dugouts, a well, and untapped acquifer, hills, flatlands, wetlands, drylands, overall best suited to intensive management. Organic practices a must, certification can be discussed. Our vision is for the kind of farming practiced by Gabe Brown, Cody Holmes, Greg Judy, Mark Shepard, Joel Salatin, Walt Davis. Grazing would predominate. Our family history with the land goes back over 100 years. There is a possibility that a portion of the 410 acres may become available for purchase in a long-term relationship. Contact Timothy at tkautz@kautzlegal.com.  1/11/16

 

Outside Midwest

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

FOR RENT: Approximately 100 acres available for rent in Lindale, Texas. Farmland has been unused for 40 years. Contact Andrew at bighotel@tyler.net or 903-597-4947.  1/20/16

FOR RENT OR SALE: Certified organic farm located in beautiful western Kentucky. 139.8 acres with 50 acres of open land, with nice pond and marketable timber. This area is well known for producing trophy bucks and has tremendous turkey population. If interested please give Tyler a call at 731-699-6161. 1/11/16

FOR RENT: Fantastic opportunity for either seasoned or beginning gardeners or farmers. Coastal Route 17 Green Goods was established in the summer of 2014 as a intensive market garden operation with the intent to provide organic vegetables and cut flowers to Darien, Brunswick and the Golden Isles (St. Simons, Sea Island and Jekyll Island) of coastal Georgia. The market garden and historic 1890’s farmhouse are located in Darien, GA which is 60 miles south of Savannah, GA and 80 miles north of Jacksonville, FL. The climate is classified as USDA Zone 9 and is well-suited to year-round production (though frost does occur). Learn more here or contact C. Ellery at ellerymayence@gmail.com12/17/15

FOR RENT: Located at 7000′ above sea level, 1.5 acres for rent in Norwood, Colo. The successful farmer will have extensive experience growing in climates with short growing seasons. This is a turn-key opportunity; the garden is in its 14th year of successful production, providing for a 50-60 member CSA. Contact Barclay at indianridgegranola@gmail.com or 970-327-0336.  12/4/15

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Wisconsin

WANTED TO BUY: Coming Home – born & raised in Wisconsin, been away for 25 years, it’s time to come home. We are experienced CSA farmers seeking to move home to the Midwest. Specialize in heirloom & antique varieties of fruits & vegetables. We are seeking to purchase a 10-20 acre farm for organic CSA, heirloom orchard, and heritage breed small animals within 1.5 hours from Milwaukee (to be close enough to family). We are looking for at least 5 tillable acres. Soil must be well drained and suitable for vegetable production. Good septic and well are a must. Seeking land with a farm house, small barn, out buildings, and water. Believe in sustainable agriculture, bio-diversity, and natural growing practices. Please contact Dianna at adamsheirlooms@gmail.com or 801-556-6239 with any questions, suggestions, or opportunities.  1/11/16

WANTED TO BUY OR RENT: Looking for a rent-to-own situation in Jefferson County or eastern Dane Country that includes a farmhouse. Other outbuildings a plus. Wood lot a plus. Wanting to go into this some other people and start a multi farm, co-operative venture. Contact Kevin at kevmcgraw@yahoo.com or 608-692-8691.  12/16/15

 

Illinois

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

Michigan

WANTED TO BUY: We are experienced, sustainable growers. We grow vegetables using organic practices in New Jersey, where we sell primarily at farmers’ markets. We are on leased land here and are planning to move our successful farming business to our own land in Southern Michigan. We are looking for around 20 acres of land with at least 8 tillable acres, preferably 15. Soil must be well drained and suitable for vegetable production. Septic and a well are a must, housing strongly preferred, out buildings are a plus. We will consider land anywhere within 2.5 hours of Royal Oak, because we have family there. Ideally, we would also like to be close to viable markets. We are really excited to dedicate ourselves to the the stewardship our our new home. Contact Helen at whistlingwolffarm@gmail.com or 908-347-7272.  1/4/16

WANTED TO BUY OR RENT: We are a young family that currently lives in the suburbs and has made a decision to move to a farm. Our goal is to create or care-take an organic farm within about an hour’s drive of metro Detroit. We are planning on raising heritage breed livestock on pasture including pigs and chickens, possibly a few cattle. A little about us: he is a small business owner and hard worker, she is a medical professional and has experience serving rural populations. We have a 3 year old boy and another on the way. Sustainability is of utmost importance to us and has fueled this transition. We would be open to either purchasing or a long term rental/caretaker opportunity. Please contact Jeff at jeff.scott58@me.com or 734-846-3833 with any questions, suggestions, or opportunities.  12/4/15

 

Outside Midwest

WANTED TO RENT: Looking for 20 acres to rent in Southern Greenville County, South Carolina. Desire to establish CSA business serving Greenville, SC area. Contact Preston at cprestonbrown@gmail.com.  1/11/16

WANTED TO RENT: Beginning farmer looking for a few (no more than five) acres for berry farming with accessible utilities in Skagit, Wash. Ideally, the rental duration should last a few years — a minimum of five. Contact Isaias at imondar@live.com or 360-982-0548.  1/4/16

 

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