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Wisconsin

FOR RENT: Kate Stout has a farming operation rental opportunity available in west-central Wisconsin’s Dunn County (near Prairie Farm). Stout, a longtime CSA farmer, is downsizing her operation and is looking for a farmer who would like to farm some of her land. Lease would include use and sharing of farm equipment, walk-in cooler, packing shed, hoop houses, irrigation pipe, heated greenhouse, a one-bedroom apartment upstairs in the farmhouse, and more. Land has been farmed organically for 25 years but is not certified. Records available if certification is desired. Price is negotiable depending on the time of year. Rent for May-October, with 2 acres of cropland, is $1,200 a month with an additional $200 monthly deposit to be returned at the end of the season when lease agreements are met. Additional land available for $100 an acre for vegetable ground and $50 an acre for un-fenced pasture. Contact Kate at kstout@chibardun.net or 715-455-1569. 9/8/16

FOR SALE: Certifiable, 80+ acre farm in Portage County in Wisconsin near Stevens Point. Land taken out of CRP since 2012 and hay harvested. Mixture of trees, pasture, field, and lowlands. Beautiful setting on a dead end road. Property consists of home, barn, grainery, chicken coop, pump house, and woodshed. Contact Mark at 715-340-7323 for more details. 9/8/16

FOR SALE: 160 acres 13 miles north of Wausau, Wisconsin. 80 mixed hardwood and conifer, 70 in hay and pasture. Large garden. No chemicals used for 20 years. 2 streams. Excellent deep well. 3 bedroom house. Wood heat. Composting toilet. 3 car garage. Barn, large machine shed, bunk house and other useful outbuildings. Harvestore silo. Miles of trials for skiing, riding, etc. Approx. 25 tapable maples trees. 4 apple trees. Elderberry bushes. Abundant wild life. End of the road. School bus and snow plow come to the front door. Tranquil. Beautiful. Would like to sell to a family serious about organic farming/gardening, caring for people, land, and wild life. Contact Lawrence at lwoodward1@earthlink.net or 715-373-0633. 9/7/16

FOR RENT: 80 acres farm, 65 tillable for crops. 4 acres also had been used for CSA, has well water for irrigation, still has some permaculture, greenhouse, hoophouse, walk-in cooler, prep area but needs improvement. Prairies, oak savanna, woods and treelines, spring-fed creek. Apartment may become available in lower level of house on land. Contact John at ourfarm@netwurx.net.  9/7/16

FOR RENT: Former CSA of 19 years. Aproximately 20 acres of good tillable land, (30 total, of 100 acre farm) some #1 ag, some #2 ag. I have some equipment/supplies. Good well, but not a commercial one. If you need just a small plot, or a larger one, let’s talk. Located SE of Madison, N. of  Janesville. S. of Cambridge, E. of Stoughton, W. of Fort Atkinson,
N. of Edgerton. 5 miles from I-90. Ideal for small scale local growers! Price is negotiable. Contact Linda at plumhill@wildblue.net.  9/7/16

FOR RENT: Looking for a responsible individual or family that wants to live in NW WI, on a farm with four bedroom house available. The farm includes 100 acres with 52 acres under till, transitioning to organic. High traffic area for tourist that are looking to buy locally raised organic produce and meats. Owner is looking for someone who wants to manage their own business on this farm and be able to manage land and equipment with best practices in mind with a shared partnership with the owner who does not live on the farm full time. Also, a fenced in horse pasture is available and included at the farm and used by the previous renters who have since purchased their own home. The house rental also includes a two car unattached garage. Private lake access also available for fishing. Great hunting area! Available Sept. 1, 2016. Contact Mike at mikdurand@msn.com or 715-635-7747. 8/30/16

FOR SALE: 115 acres m/l, east of Viola, Wis. with 2 homes, farmed w/o chemicals for the last 21 years. Approx. 46 acres tillable, 30 pasture, balance woods. Tillable is rented and certified organic. 4 bedroom older house with 1/2 basement, new siding, well-insulated, easy to heat. Older barn with 28 tie stalls, lean-to and silo. Second house is a secluded log home 21 x 36, 2 story, full basement, solar powered with a nice view and lots of wildlife. Also a 30 x 80 machine shed. Contact Randy and Susan at 608-606-1772. 8/30/16

FOR SALE: 10.01 acre farm in southern Brown County, NE Wisconsin. Has not been chemically treated in the last 10 years under current owner; organic rules were followed. Full size former dairy barn; lower barn converted to horse stalls. Has electric service and water. Two story granary and smokehouse on property. Fruit trees, 100+ crown asparagus patch, wine grapes, brambles, currants among other perennials. Farm is close to large farmer’s markets in the area. House is a brick four-square built in 1909 that has been entirely renovated with new plumbing, electric, insulation, cabinets, plaster, fixtures, etc. With refinished maple floors throughout, the house has four bedrooms, two full baths, and walk-up attic ready for finishing. Full basement. Includes wood stove in living room, natural gas furnace, A/C and electric hookup for generator. 3.5 car, extra-deep attached garage. South-facing garage roof ready for solar. Contact Vicky at redsun5@yahoo.com. 8/17/16

FOR SALE: 76.5 acres and 4 bedroom house for sale in southern Barron County, Wis. 25 acres is pasture/tillable. Rest is mixed hardwood. From previous business there are 2 leveled sites for greenhouses, with hydrants nearby. Land has not been sprayed since 1970. House is passive solar with wood and electric heat. Spring fed pond on the property. House is 1/3 mile off the road. Home includes many hand-crafted features – handmade tile, cabinetry, paneling and trim. Excellent wifi. Hour and a half to the Twin Cities of MSP. Nearest town is Prairie Farm. Great community, with CSA’s and other similar ag ventures within short drive. The property is listed with Century 21. Asking $289,500. Contact Steve and Kate at kshearth@bhibardun.net or 715-455-1629. 8/17/16

FOR SALE: 145 acre farm for sale in western Wisconsin, Trempealeau county, just south of Arcadia. It consists of 70 acres of oak/hickory woods and 75 acres agricultural land. It has not been sprayed in 20 years and is well protected from any neighboring drift by topography and on two sides, the presence of 600 acres of a DNR State Natural Area. Buildings include a 1950’s dairy barn and a machine shed, both in good condition with new electrical service. Agricultural land currently includes hayfields, pastures and CRP acres planted to native prairie.
For more information email hdavis68@hotmail.com. 8/8/16

FOR RENT: Lease a 100+ acre farm with line of equipment. Bring your cattle or start with owners. Good fences. Owners have managed grazing over 20 years and certified organic 15 years. Good winter housing set-up. Good soil health. New Zealand swing 12 milking parlor available but needs some work. Experienced livestock farmers only. Owners can provide some mentorship & relief help. Housing possible. Contact Valerie at valerie.dantoin@nwtc.edu or 920-590-1511.  8/8/16

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

 

 

Illinois

FOR SALE: 7.5 acres zoned A-1, absolutely no chemicals for the last 3 years (since June 2013). Used for market growing organic herbs and vegetables. Several heated outbuildings, including a 40×23 ft heated greenhouse, huge 32×60 garage, and one garage with a car lift. Many existing bordered and borderless raised beds. Perfect for market growing! Over a dozen newer fruit trees, plus 5 mature apple trees. Many silver maples for tapping. 2 Chicken coops. Duck blind for hunting over pond. View property photos and info on Realtor.com or Zillow.com – search for 2816 Maryville Dr., McHenry, IL. Contact realtor, Mike Nielson, to view home and property. Located in McHenry County, Ill., within walking distance to downtown McHenry, but at the end of a quiet dead end street. Very private location. 8/17/16

FOR SALE: Organic Farm-certified-345 acres-220 tillable-row crops-pasture-woods-creek-barn & other buildings-tenant-Ogle County-$2,999,000. Write Mobius, PO Box 126, Rock Falls, IL 61071. 8/16/16

 

Indiana

FOR SALE: Farm, fish and hunt on this 118 acre farm with 55 tillable acres, fenced pastures, silo, 3 stocked ponds, woods with mature trees, 2 homes, 2 large barns. The main home has 3 bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, sitting area and full bathroom, huge heated game room with partial kitchen and half bathroom, 3 car attached garage, new metal roof in 2013. Relax outside on the large covered patio overlooking some of the farm. The second home (manufactured) has a great open floor plan with a master suite and 2 other bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, office/den with built-ins, large kitchen with island, dining area, gas fireplace, mud/utility room, new metal roof 2016. There is 2 large barns, the first one has 5 stalls with concrete floors and hay loft. The 2nd barn has concrete floor and has 3 overhead doors and a separate room. Contact Robin Montgomery at (812) 881-7509. View the website8/17/16

 

Iowa

FOR RENT: Seeking a very long-term arrangement to offer a secure profitable experience for a farmer. Owners have about 320 acres available that include a 20 acre homestead and 300 acres of pastures, with many improvements including a farm house, some functional but old style buildings, wells, fences and grain bins. The farms are located on the edge of Sioux City, Iowa a community of 160,000 with all the services a family needs to live and and market what is produced. There will be hundreds of acres of pollinator plants on the adjoining property that could provide for honey production. That land will be available for other types of production in 10 years. Owners would like to find progressive operators who want long-term contracts to farm cooperatively with the landowners. The objective: build growing and sustainable value (a bigger pie) and share in that increased value fairly. Contact Ivan at rfpfarm@gmail.com or 952-544-4589.  9/22/16

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 SALE: 100 acres of mixed pasture/timber available in Leavenworth, Kan. Two ponds, 1000′ of paved road frontage. Close to town and military base. Contact Mike at 913-704-5318. 8/17/16

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 RENT: Hand Sown Farm is looking for an experienced farmer to rent an established CSA farm. The farm has run a certified organic farm on 4 acres since 2010. The owners have focused on mixed vegetables and cut flower production to farm markets, restaurants, small grocers and a CSA. The farm has 2 barns, one transplant greenhouse with a germination chamber and heating, one movable 30×48’, 3- 30×96’ hoop houses, a BCS walk behind tractor with several implements, and a road-side farm stand. Contact Megan at handsownfarm@gmail.com or 732-718-5506. 9/8/16

FOR SALE: Own a successful organic vegetable farm in West Michigan with $200,000 annual sales, 3 farmers’ markets, 180 CSA members, garlic seed business. 7 acres of muck soil with packhouse, greenhouses, tractors, delivery trucks & equipment for $195,000. 10 acres of sandy loam with tractor & implements, greenhouse and pickup truck for $95,000. www.groundswellfarm.org/farm-for-sale/ We’ve done the math and you could pay for the land, payroll, supplies and give yourself a $19,000 salary in the first year. We also will have returning farm workers for 2017 and plan to help get you started. Contact Katie at groundswellfarmer@gmail.com or 616-885-7776.  9/8/16

FOR RENT: 10 acres in Sharon Township, MI, 7 of which are tillable. Farmers started and ran a certified organic farm on 4 acres since 2010 – have focused on mixed vegetables and cut flower production to farm markets, restaurants, small grocers and a CSA. The farm has 2 barns, one transplant greenhouse with a germination chamber and heating, one movable 30×48’, 3- 30×96’ hoop houses, a BCS walk behind tractor with several implements, and a road-side farm stand. After running a successful farm operation for 6 seasons, the farmers are looking to either hire a farm manager or rent the property to an experienced farmer. The Farm Manager position is a salaried position, a profit sharing incentive is offered beyond what is needed to pay farm expenses. Please contact Megan DeLeeuw at handsownfarm@gmail.com or 734-718-5506. 8/30/16

FOR SALE: Organic Farm For Sale in Northern Michigan. Former Organic Dairy Farm ”Certified Organic” Beautiful Farm Land with Creek Running through it. Several Structures on the Property. Milking Equipment Available as well. Excellent Hunting Property. Also Available with 200-Acres at $380,000. United Country / Great Lakes Realty & Auction 12412 State St PO Box 162 Atlanta, MI 49709; 248 884-8616. View the website here.  Contact Matt at matt@ucgreatlakes.com or 248-884-8616. 8/17/16

 

Minnesota

FOR SALE: Perfect farm to table, CSA, agritourism, or permaculture setup! Recent organic certification. 20-40 acres ready to go with deer fencing, irrigation, packing shed, workers quarters, new barn and commercial kitchen. 4 bed/2 bath farm house is updated and ready for it’s next caretaker. 50 min south of Duluth, 90 min north of Twin Cities.
$277,900 for 20 – $299,900 for full 40. View more at www.farmtotablesetup.weebly.com. Excellent Opportunity! Contact Knelly at kdettinger@kw.com or 507-272-0526.  8/30/16

FOR SALE: 126 acre certified organic farm for sale in Greenvale Township, Dakota County, Minn. House, pack shed, machine shed, 2 wells, greenhouses, potting shed. Minutes from Twin Cities. Kubes Realty 952-445-9110. 8/30/16

FOR RENT: 317 acres available in Minnetonka, Minn. including home, buildings and land available today. More land possible in the future. Owners are seeking proposals from operators on how they will create a diverse enterprise that fairly rewards the operator and landowner. Please contact owner for a document describing the opportunity. Contact Ivan at FarmRFP@gmail.com or 952-544-4589.  8/30/16

FOR RENT: 1.1 acre lot within city limits of Taylors Falls, Minn. but next to a corn field. Has trailer home and pole barn (67′ X 26′). Pole barn has cement floor. Electric, sewer and water hooked up. Large sunny yard perfect for large garden. Will rent at cost. $200/month + utilities to right person(s). Contact Wendy at wenderful73@yahoo.com7/26/16

  

Outside Midwest

FOR RENT: A 35 acre property at the edge of Yellow Springs, Ohio is being considered for the development of an organic farming community land trust. The property could be subdivided to accommodate multiple farms, including those as small as 1 acre. The land has been farmed conventionally for many years and would need to be transitioned to organic production. If you would be interested in leasing long-term, affordable farmland to grow organic food for mainly local sale, please contact Tim at tim.honchel@gmail.com. For more information about community land trusts, please refer to http://greenfordable.com/clt/what-is-a-clt.  9/8/16

FOR SALE: Certified organic (NOFA-NY) farm of 103 acres (plus 100+ acres more under lease for hay and pasture) with home, barns, machinery sheds, all equipment and herd of beef cattle plus an operating CSA (private beef sales to customers). Owner is retiring. Home is renovated farm house with 3 bedrooms, with master bedrm and bath. Wide plank floors. Warm and cozy home and surroundings. Machinery shed (32x60x16), calf barn (32×40), cattle barn (46×60), hay store (26×60), plus 65-70 head of cattle and all equipment and tractors and combine. Turn key, owner will assist take over. Possible partial owner financing. Unique opportunity. Contact Mike at 518-369-8080 or atecars@msn.com. 8/17/16

FOR RENT: 97 total acre family farm for rent in Wilkes county near the Iredell county line in North Carolina. About 70 miles north of Charlotte off of I77 just north or I40. The property has a old farm house that is rustic but livable, with spring water and wood heat. There is around 50 acre forest, 15 acre grass pasture and 15 acre that was logged 8 years ago now. Plenty of room for vegetable beds, small farm or homestead. Property hadn’t been farmed commercially in 2 generations so might not be to hard to certify organic. The leasee would have to be okay with my family visiting and staying at the farm a couple times a year for family getaways. Contact Sean at chefmahaffey@gmail.com or 504-432-2382.  8/8/16

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

 

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Wisconsin

WANTED TO RENT OR BUY: Beginning Veteran farmer looking for 40-60 acres to start my cattle business of rotational grazing near Caddott/Wissota, Wis. Contact Ryan at 715-933-2974. 9/22/16

WANTED TO RENT: Looking for organic crop ground to rent within a 10-15 mile radius of Middle Ridge, WI. Also seeking CRP and/or conventional crop ground that could be transitioned to organic production in exchange for a long term lease. Contact Dan at 608-792-2952. 9/8/16

WANTED TO RENT: Looking for organic crop ground within 20 miles of Cuba City, Wis. Contact John at johnmajerus@ymail.com or 608-732-3807. 8/17/16

WANTED TO BUY: Looking for 5-25 acres in the Spring Green, Wis. area. Land with building site or small house, water source, fruit trees and tillable land for vegetables. Contact Penny at pennylmolina@gmail.com or 608-335-3550. 8/8/16

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. cropground@att.net or 608-588-6365  8/8/16

WANTED TO RENT: House, cabin, cottage near Grafton area to live in year-round for non-smoking, 67 year old woman who wants to plant organic garden by hand in open yard. Pays rent on time. Moving for health reasons. No cigarette smoke, lighter fluid and toxic herbicides. Please leave message if necessary.  Contact Mary at 920-889-7604. 8/4/16

WANTED TO RENT: Small vegetable operation that is currently outgrowing current land situation. Farmers are open to the idea of re-locating to another state and are looking for 5-20 acres of land to lease and would like access to a well and electricity or possibly a house on the land to rent as well. For more information on their farm, visit their website www.rworganics.com. Contact Brandon at brandon@rworganics.com or 651-380-2449.  7/25/16

 

Illinois

WANTED TO RENT: Family of 5 in central Illinois looking to rent or rent to own a 5-10 acre homestead. Open to moving within the state of Illinois for the right farming opportunity. Family is new to homesteading and are looking for a chance to expand knowledge of living sustainably and providing quality organic foods and services for the local community. Beginning farmer has spent the spring and summer months through much of her life helping out on her grandfather’s sustainable farm. Learning the basics of germinating seed to planting to harvest and sales. The family is also wanting to gain experience in caring for livestock, goats, chickens, horses and possibly pigs and cows. The family is buying their current home contract for deed and can supply a reference from their current homeowner to vouch for dependability over the past five years. Contact Kristi at klht86119@gmail.com. 9/27/16

Iowa

WANTED TO RENT OR BUY: Looking for retiring farmer or one that plans on retiring in the future located in the northwestern Iowa or southwestern Minnesota area that would like to transition their farm to a young farmer and family. Depending on your retirement goals, I can provide an avenue for selling or leasing your entire line of equipment, facilities, and farmstead provided there are tillable acres to rent/buy. I am looking for the opportunity to get started grain farming and raising livestock if that is part of the farm. The farming operation does not have to support a full-time farming career initially but that is the long-term goal with this farm. This opportunity does not need to be today or tomorrow, but can be a few years down the road. If this is something that interests you and feel it could be mutually beneficial, feel free to contact Kirk at 515-460-2201. 9/8/16

 

Kansas

WANTED TO RENT: Beginning farmer looking for ground to farm around central Kansas. Will cash rent or sharecrop. Contact Trey at trey8650@gmail.com or 620282-0004. 8/30/16

 

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

 

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

 

Outside Midwest

WANTED TO RENT: Dairy farmer looking for pasture to lease. Currently graze 18 registered Dutch Belted cows and plan to expand and grow numbers. Looking to lease pasture for MIG, and particularly interested in property with or the potential space for dairy facilities. Interested in leasing land 30+ acres, work trade, is possible. Farmer has extensive experience in agriculture, mechanical, and handyman work as well as cheese making. Over the past five years the farmer has been working full time in outdoor education while growing a herd. Graduated from Appalachian State University in 2007 where he majored in building construction with a concentration in sustainable development. Looking to move to western North Carolina, southwest Virginia, eastern Tennessee. Interested and open to all possibilities available on both working farms and idle land in need of a little TLC. Please contact Travis at 434-249-1420 or hurt.tr@gmail.com.  9/22/16

 

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