Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse

Are you a beginning farmer looking to rent or purchase farmland in the Midwest? Or are you an established farmer/landowner in the Midwest who is seeking a beginning farmer to purchase or rent your land, or to work with in a partnership situation?

The Land Stewardship Project’s Farm Beginnings program has simple application forms available for people seeking farmland or farmers. (You can find the forms to the left).

Once the form is filled out, the information can be circulated by LSP via the Land Stewardship Letter, LIVE-WIRE and through our various networks. To obtain a form and for more information, e-mail LSP’s Dori Eder at dori@landstewardshipproject.org or call 612-578-4497.

Listings included on this web page will be removed after 90 days. If you would like the listing to be renewed after 90 days, please e-mail Brian DeVore at bdevore@landstewardshipproject.org.

Here are the latest Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse listings:

Farmland for Sale: Northwestern Wisconsin

Marilee Fleming has for sale 27+ acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Polk County (near Turtle Lake). The land has pasture and has not been sprayed for several years. Ten acres are fenced and have been used to raise small livestock. There is a garden, asparagus patch, raspberry patch, rhubarb patch and mint patch. There are also apple trees, crab apple trees and maple trees (over 200 are tapped); the property comes with a sugar shack and a maple syrup extractor. There are also butternut trees, chokecherry trees, as well as oak, ash and poplar. There is also a barn, heated shop, metal shop and several other buildings, as well as a house. The asking price is $189,000. Contact: Marilee Fleming, fleming@amerytel.net. (Added 2/17/17)

Seeking Farmer: Northwestern Wisconsin

Sweet Top Farm is seeking an individual (or couple) to help produce sustainably-grown vegetables for its CSA farm members and farmers' market customers during the 2017 growing season. This is a part-time position, although two nearby farms—Red Clover Herbal Apothecary Farm (redcloverherbal@gmail.com) and Sleepy Root Farm (sleepyrootfarm@gmail.com)—are seeking part-time employees as well if you want to add hours. The 4-acre farm uses sustainable, chemical-free practices, but is not currently certified organic. Applicants should be organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented. Experience desired, but not required. No housing is available. The pay starts at $8 per hour. A full job description is available. Contact: Megan or Adam Greeson, 507-923-6251, sweettopfarm@gmail.com. (Added 2/17/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: East-Central Minnesota

Jody Brosko is seeking farm work experience in east-central Minnesota (Elk River/Ostego area). Brooks is currently an assistant manager in a grocery department, and is a graduate of the Land Stewardship Project's Farm Beginnings course and completed a CSA farm internship with the Women's Environmental Institute. Brosko has worked at two garden centers and has raised vegetables, herbs and flowers for a farmers' market. Brosko is particularly interested in learning about cover-cropping and raising chickens. Contact: Jody Brosko, 763-898-6896, Pinkylapelle@gmail.com. (Added 2/17/17)

Farmland for Rent: Southeastern Michigan

B. Saxe has for rent 26 tillable acres in southeastern Michigan's Genesee County (near Fenton). The land was in corn and soybeans; it has been fallow for four years with no chemicals used. No house is available. Contact: B. Saxe, 810-234-9194. (Added 2/16/17)

Seeking Farmland in Michigan

Mazin Mikho is seeking to purchase 20-200 acres of farmland in Michigan. Land with pasture and a house is preferred. Contact: Mazin Mikho, 586-438-8682. (Added 2/16/17)

Farmland for Sale: Western Wisconsin

Eric Pierson has for sale farmland in western Wisconsin's Dunn County (near Colfax). Pierson is selling his unit in the seven-family Cherrystone Association, founded in 1974. Owners' homes are widely scattered across 311 mostly-wooded acres on a dead end road. The land includes 18 tillable acres, 11 acres pasture, and one-third of a share of a 2005 Kubota tractor with bucket, blade and mower. There is a house, two-car garage, guest cabin, 400-bale capacity hay barn and a tractor storage shed. The asking price is $125,000, depending on details. Contact: Eric Pierson, Eric Pierson, piersoneric222@gmail.com. (Added 2/13/17)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Minnesota

Bill Brandt has for sale 14.68 acres of farmland in southwestern Minnesota's Jackson County (near Lakefield). There is a a hog barn with the capacity to farrow/finish or finish 1,000+ head, a cattle barn, hay storage/calving pens, three greenhouses (all heated and ventilated), a new wash/refrigeration/storage vegetable building, machine shed, four grain bins with 4,0000+ grain storage/dryer, two large feedlots with 100+ cattle capacity, cattle sorting tub, lambing barn, two wells and a newer house, with additional acres available to rent. More information is available here. Brandt is looking at a succession plan. Contact: Bill Brandt, brandtgardens@gmail.com. (Added 2/13/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: SE MN, W WI, NE Iowa

Koby Hagen is seeking to purchase 1+ acres of tillable farmland in southeastern Minnesota, western Wisconsin or northeastern Iowa. Hagen is looking to grow seed this year. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a shed, fencing and house is preferred. If it is a rental, Hagen would be willing to turn it into a long-term commitment. Contact: Koby Hagen, kobyjh@gmail.com, 612-791-7687. (Added 2/12/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Central Ohio

Shara LaFave is seeking to rent 10+ acres of farmland in central Ohio's Delaware or Franklin County. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has fencing and outbuildings would be a plus, but is not a necessity. Contact: Shara LaFave, sharalafave@wowway.com. (Added 2/12/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southwestern Iowa

Dennis Wimmer is seeking to rent 50-200 acres of tillable farmland in southwestern Iowa's Union County. He would like to transition it to organic if it is not already certified organic. No house is required. Contact: Dennis Wimmer, 641-278-0735, denny@wimmerfarms.com. (Added 2/9/17)

Seeking Farmer: Northwestern Wisconsin

Cherry Tree House Mushrooms is seeking an assistant farm manager. Cherry Tree House Mushrooms is a certified organic farm in northwestern Wisconsin's Polk County (90 minutes from the Twin Cities) that specializes in log-grown shiitake and other mushrooms, as well as mushroom foods. The farm consists of 38 acres and 5,000 mushroom logs. The assistant farm manager will help with mushroom production and farm upkeep. The assistant farm manager will also run a Sunday farmers' market booth. The pay is $8-$12 per hour, depending on skill and experience; housing is included. More information is here. Contact: Jeremy McAdams, 612-205-8599, cherrytreehousemushrooms@gmail.com. (Added 2/8/17)

Farmland for Rent: Southeastern Minnesota

Andy has for rent 18 tillable acres in southeastern Minnesota's Rice County (near Webster). The land is suitable for growing vegetables; it's a 35-minute drive to Minneapolis-St. Paul, and a 20-minute drive to southern Twin Cities Metro area farmers' markets. There is no house. The asking price is $100 per acre. Contact: Andy, farmland.rice@gmail.com. (Added 2/8/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Midwest

Rosemary Rowe is seeking to purchase farmland in the Midwest. Land with forest, water, a shop, a house and access to a main road is preferred. Contact: Rosemary Rowe, 503-507-4969. (Added 2/8/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northwestern Iowa, Southwestern MN

Kirk Radtke is seeking purchase 40+ acres of tillable farmland in northwestern Iowa or southwestern Minnesota. No house is required. Contact: 515-460-2201, kradtke314@yahoo.com. (Added 2/6/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Caitlin Barnhart is seeking to purchase 1-5 acres of farmland in Hennepin or Washington County in Minnesota's Twin Cities region. Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. A fence with a water hook-up would be good. A chicken coop, greenhouse or high tunnel, as well as a pack house, would be nice, but not essential; no house is required. Contact: Caitlin Barnhart, Barnh034@umn.edu. (Added 2/5/17)

Seeking Farmer: Southeastern Minnesota

Shodo Spring is seeking a farmer to join a 17-acre farm in southeastern Minnesota's Rice County. The farm is a beginning permaculture enterprise, with a 2-year-old orchard, productive berry patch and wild foods. There is considerable space for vegetables, plans for more perennial crops and much flexibility. The land is ready for organic certification. Spring is open to working with animals that the farmer would bring. This is a creative opportunity to create a dream farm (compatible with Spring's needs). Shared housing is available; zoning prevents Spring from building separate housing. Full- or part-time is possible; pay could possibly come from profit of production sold. Contact: Shodo Spring, shodo.spring@gmail.com, 507-384-8541. (Added 2/5/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Central & West-central MN

Ryan Heinen is seeking to purchase 160-240 acres of farmland in central or west-central Minnesota (Pope, Stevens, Douglas, Grant, Ottertail, Stearns, Swift or Kandiyohi County) for an organic grazing-based dairy operation. Land with pastures, tillable land, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Land that has not been sprayed for three years is preferred, but would also consider conventionally-farmed land. He is willing to build milking facilities or renovate existing buildings, as well as plant pasture and build fences. Heinen is also interested in land with native or restored prairie and wetlands. Contact: Ryan Heinen, 605-380-2697, ryanheinen@hotmail.com. (Added 2/3/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern MN, Southwestern WI

Henry Brown is seeking to purchase farmland in southeastern Minnesota and southwestern Wisconsin. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has buildings such as a dairy barn, as well as a house, is preferred. Brown would like to find a retiring farmer that is willing to transition the farm to a young couple. Contact: Henry Brown, 608-487-4420, thenorthernpike@gmail.com. (Added 2/3/17)

Farmland for Rent: South-central Wisconsin

Sylvester Wetle has for rent 80 acres of farmland in south-central Wisconsin's Adams County. It consists of 40 acres of pasture that has been laying fallow for more than 40 years. It could be used for grazing or hay production. Electricity and water is available. No house or outbuildings are available. Contact: Sylvester Wetle, showperg@aol.com. (Added 2/3/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northern Illinois

Roberta Mihai is seeking to rent 1-2 acres of tillable farmland in northern Illinois's Winnebago County. No house is required. Contact: Roberta Mihai, 779-221-9997, robertzica@gmail.com. (Added 2/3/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Central Missouri

Catherine Brown is seeking to purchase 10+ acres of farmland in central Missouri's Boone County. Land with a house is preferred. Brown is hoping to make a farm self-sustaining, as well as raise produce for local markets. Contact: Catherine Brown, Caydeerae@gmail.com. (Added 2/3/17)

Seeking Farmland: Michigan

Vern Moore is seeking to purchase farmland in Michigan. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Vern Moore, 517-525-4998, vern@sharonvalleyfarm.com. (Added 2/3/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northeastern Ohio

Sarah Hallgarth is seeking to rent 10+ acres of farmland in northeastern Ohio. Land with pasture, fencing, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Sarah Hallgarth, shallgar@kent.edu. (Added 2/3/17)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Wisconsin

Lynn Knapp has for sale 22 acres of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin's Richland County. The land has not been sprayed for 35 years and it includes pasture and a house. The asking price starts at $79,000. Contact: Lynn Knapp, 608-986-2207, dellkoprime@yahoo.com. (Added 1/26/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Wisconsin

Miranda Maloney is seeking to purchase 1 acre or more of farmland in Wisconsin. Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Miranda Maloney, 608-286-4437. (Added 1/25/17)

Seeking Farmer: Michigan

Terry Randolph Schramm is seeking a farmer for an operation in Michigan. The 140-year-old farm consists of 90 acres and approximately 15 acres is tillable, with more available. The land has seen limited farming during the past 40 years. The farm would be available at no cost if the farmer can improve the land. A small house may be available, as well as use of old, but useable, machinery. Contact: Terry Randolph Schramm, RIVERBOY88@GMAIL.COM. (Added 1/25/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Central Ohio

Jevan Jacobs is seeking to purchase tillable farmland in central Ohio. No house or outbuildings are required. Contact: Jevan Jacobs, 740-207-5408, jevanjacobs@yahoo.com. (Added 1/25/17)

Farmland for Rent: Southwestern Michigan

Tony Simkus has for rent 36 acres of tillable farmland in southwestern Michigan's Cass County. There is no house and no outbuildings. The asking price is $130 per acre. Contact: Tony Simkus, tonysimkus@yahoo.com. (Added 1/22/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Western Wisconsin

Josh Horvat is seeking to purchase 30+ acres of farmland in western Wisconsin, within a half-hour of the town of Cadott. Land with pasture and a water source preferred. Fencing would be good, but can be negotiated. No house or outbuildings are required. Contact: Josh Horvat, 715-828-4577, uplandnut@gmail.com. (Added 1/22/17)

Farmland for Sale: Central Minnesota

Rick Bateson has for sale 21-250 acres of farmland in central Minnesota's Meeker County. No chemicals have been used on the land in eight years. The property has been operated as a spa retreat. There are restored prairies, CRP acres, trails, timber and 1,400-feet of lakeshore. There is a six-stall shop/heated garage, carriage house, luxury chicken coop, 3,500-square-foot multipurpose building, eight-unit barn (6,000-square-feet) and house. The asking price is $1,900,000, with additional options. Contact: Rick Bateson, 612-850-1916, rickbateson@kw.com. (Added 1/22/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: East-Central Iowa

Eric Brunton is seeking to purchase farmland in east-central Iowa. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Eric Brunton, 765-363-2568, Ebshowstock@yahoo.com. (Added 1/22/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southern Illinois

Christi Elliott is seeking to purchase 10+ acres of farmland in southern Illinois's Effingham County (within 100 miles of the town of Effingham). Land with pasture, a house and a creek or pond is preferred. Room to raise vegetables and some livestock required. Contact: Christi Elliott, c7elliott@comcast.net, 630-310-4004. (Added 1/22/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Wisconsin

Ellen Ferwerda is seeking to purchase 5-50 acres of farmland in Wisconsin. Land that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred; no house or outbuildings are required. Contact: Ellen Ferwerda, 262-748-7928, Emferwerda@gmail.com. (Added 1/19/17)

Farmland for Sale: West-Central Minnesota

Andy Marcum has for sale 43 acres of farmland in west-central Minnesota's Pope County (near Glenwood). The land has not been sprayed for several years and consists of pasture with four-strand, high-tensile perimeter fencing and two-strand high-tensile interior cross-fending. There are also above-ground and deep-buried water lines with three hydrants. The property also includes a house and an 8 x 10 chicken coop. There is an opportunity to rent an additional 80 acres of pasture adjacent to the property. The asking price is $225,000. Contact: Andy Marcum, 541-263-1053. (Added 1/18/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northeastern Illinois

Ian Baker is seeking to rent 2+ acres of tillable farmland in northeastern Illinois's Kane County. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a small barn is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Ian Baker, 630-397-9465. (Added 1/18/17)

Seeking Farmwork Experience: Northeastern Illinois

Ian Banker is seeking framework experience in northeastern Illinois. He works as a welder and has been hobby gardening for two seasons. He is particularly interested in learning about wholesale vegetable production and greenhouse propagation. Contact: Ian Baker, 630-397-9465. (Added 1/18/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Michigan

John Barbatano is seeking to rent farmland in Michigan. Land with pasture is preferred. Contact: John Barbatano, 616-920-9242. (Added 1/17/17)

Farmland for Rent: Southern Ohio

Alex has for rent 40 acres of farmland in southern Ohio's Muskingum County. There are 27 tillable acres.The land includes pasture, perimeter cattle fencing and a cattle gate. Water is available in a stream. No house or outbuildings are available. Contact: Alex, akmichel11@gmail.com. (Added 1/15/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Wisconsin

Tony Zeman is seeking to purchase tillable farmland in Wisconsin. No house is required. Contact: Tony Zeman, 608-577-7810, Zemanfarms@gmail.com. (Added 1/15/17)

Seeking to Buy Farmland: Southwestern Wisconsin

Paul is seeking to purchase 60-180 acres of tillable farmland in southwestern Wisconsin. He would prefer land that with no foreseeable development potential. No house or outbuildings are required; one building site would be good, but is not required. He can pay cash. Contact: Paul, 608-588-6365, cropground@att.net. (Added 1/12/17)

Seeking Farmer: Twin Cities Region

10th Street Farm and Market is seeking two individuals, or a couple, who are interested in getting involved with all aspects of a diversified organic vegetable farm. 10th Street Farm and Market is located east of Minnesota's Twin Cities near Afton. It is an extended season vegetable micro-farm using organic intensive cropping practices. Markets include a three-season CSA, wholesale and a small farm stand. The farm is seeking people who are self-motivated, have great attention to detail and an interest in sustainable agriculture and local food. Previous farm experience a benefit, but not required. The pay is $600 per month, plus housing. A full job description is available via e-mail. Contact: Hallie Talbott, tenthstfarmmarket@yahoo.com. (Added 1/12/17)

Farmland for Sale: East-Central Michigan

Scott Kemmerling has for sale 8 acres of farmland in east-central Michigan's Lapeer County (Almont Township). The land includes pasture and has not been sprayed for several years. There is water; there is no house available. Contact: Scott Kemmerling, 586-484/9830, waterstreetcap@yahoo.com. (Added 1/12/17)

Farmland for Rent: Northern Illinois

Anthony Demma has for rent 5-35 acres of farmland in northern Illinois. The property is a former nursery and landscape company owner's home. The land includes pasture and it has not been sprayed for at least five years. There are three hoop houses, a 2,400-square-foot pole barn, a three-car-garage, stables and a 2,000-square-foot house. There are a number of bee hives on-site, as well as some small projects for hops, mushrooms and vegetables. No hunting or animals raised solely for slaughter permitted. Contact: Anthony Demma, iriefarms2014@gmail.com. (Added 1/12/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Wisconsin

Thomas Willison of Green Bay, Wis., is seeking farm work experience. He is currently enrolled in NWTC's sustainable agriculture and resources program. Willison would like experience on an organic farm, and is particularly interested in learning more about fencing. Contact: Thomas Willison, 920-360-3267, Thomas.willison@mymail.nwtc.edu. (Added 1/9/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Minnesota

Nic Kenyon is seeking pastureland to rent in Minnesota. Land with huts is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Nic Kenyon, hdhsferryville@icloud.com. (Added 1/8/17)

Farmland for Sale: North-Central Illinois

Larry Creekmur has for sale 5+ acres of farmland in north-central Illinois's Ogle County (near Rochelle). There are heated and unheated hoop houses, as well as a 40 x 74 building with office and work/equipment area, including walk-in cooler. There is a well, irrigation system and a back-up generator. There is no house. The property sits within two miles of major highways in the region. There is more land other than the 5-acre parcel available. The asking price is $200,000-$250,000. Contact: Larry Creekmur, larry@prairieplugs.com. (Added 1/7/17)

Seeking Farmer: Twin Cities Region

Clara Davis is seeking a farm partner who wishes to start a market farm on 10 acres near Taylors Falls in the Twin Cities, Minn., region. No housing is available. Contact: Clara Davis, cwdavis99@gmail.com. (Added 1/6/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northwestern, North-Central Iowa

Rylan Richardson is seeking to rent 80+ acres of tillable farmland in northwestern or north-central Iowa (Carroll or Fort Dodge area). Contact: Rylan Richardson, 712-210-0155, rylan64richardson@gmail.com. (Added 1/5/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: South-Central Wisconsin

Athena Salzer is seeking to purchase .25-4 acres of farmland in south-central Wisconsin's Dane County (near Madison). Land with well/water access and a level place for a greenhouse is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Athena Salzer, athena.salzer@gmail.com. (Added 1/4/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Midwest

Bobbi Minard is seeking farm work experience in the Midwest, particularly in the area of wholesale vegetable production. Minard will graduate in May from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in environmental science/geology. Minard maintained a community garden last summer with Green Iowa AmeriCorps and has worked for the UNI grounds department. Contact: Bobbi Minard, 319-504-7774, minardb@uni.edu. (Added 1/4/17)

Farmland for Rent: Northwestern Wisconsin

Ken Raspotnik has for rent 5 to 160 acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Bayfield County. The land includes pasture, 100 apple trees, loafing sheds, a greenhouse and a 24 x 32 log cabin. It has been fenced for rotational grazing and has pipeline watering, as well as an automatic winter waterer. The land has not been sprayed for several years. The rent is free to $600 per month. Contact: Ken Raspotnik, 715-682-9240, ken@raspotnikfarm.com. (Added 1/2/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Wisconsin

Kia is seeking to purchase 5 acres of farmland in Wisconsin. Land with pasture and a water pipeline is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Kia, 715-225-1334. (Added 1/2/17)

Seeking Farmer: East-Central Minnesota

Fresh Starts Farm in east-central Minnesota's Kanabec County is seeking a farmer to assist in all aspects of growing vegetables, farm upkeep and livestock management from April to September. Fresh Starts Farm has a vegetable and egg CSA, and raises heritage hogs. It also has the beginnings of an orchard and nut grove. The farm is 160 acres and no chemical pesticides or artificial fertilizers are used. Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds. The pay is $500 to $1,000 per month, depending on skill level; housing is available. Contact: Rye Carlson, 320-455-2658, ryetracker@gmail.com. (Added 1/2/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Michigan

Raymond Moses is seeking to rent 40 or more acres of farmland in Michigan. Land with pasture and a well or surface water is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Raymond Moses, 248-894-2012. (Added 1/2/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Nicholas Mayer is seeking to rent 1-10 tillable acres of farmland in Ohio. No house is required. Contact: Nicholas Mayer, 440-759-9950, npm45@cornell.edu. (Added 1/2/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Daniel Englert is seeking to rent 1 acre of tillable farmland in Hennepin County in Minnesota's Twin Cities area. A water connection for a hose would be ideal; no house is required. Contact: Daniel Englert, 952- 393-5706, danielenglert@outlook.com. (Added 12/30/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Iowa

Jennifer Meierotto is seeking to purchase farmland in southeastern Iowa (near Libertyville or Salem). Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Jennifer Meierotto 319-931-1349. (Added 12/29/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Cory McDonald is seeking to rent 1 acre of tillable farmland in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (Marquette County). Land with water is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Cory McDonald, 906-281-1542, mcdonald.cory.p@gmail.com. (Added 12/29/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Michigan

Melissa Drenchen is seeking to rent 20+ acres of farmland in Michigan. Land with pasture, a barn and a house is preferred. Contact: Melissa Drenchen, 616-427-4152. (Added 12/28/16)

Farmland for Rent: Southwestern Indiana

Nick Pecenica has for rent 5 tillable acres of farmland in southwestern Indiana's Owen County (near Poland). There is a well; no outbuildings or a house are available. The asking price is $500-$1,000 per month. Contact: Nick Pecenica, 219-613-8620, nickpecenica@yahoo.com. (Added 12/28/16)

Organic Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Wisconsin

Dean Dickel has for sale 7.8 acres of tillable certified organic farmland in southwestern Wisconsin's Lafayette County. The land includes poultry buildings and equipment for 9,500 layers and 3,000 pullets. There is a cooler as well as grain bins. A house is available. The buyer will assume a contract with a regional organic egg brand; owner will provide feed. The asking price is $325,000 for land and equipment. Contact: Dean Dickel, dickel@centurylink.net. (Added 12/27/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Michigan

Brett Ziegler is seeking to purchase 15-40 acres of farmland in southwestern Michigan. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and has forest and a house is preferred. Contact: Brett Ziegler, 847-302-9673, brettziegler@yahoo.com. (Added 12/27/16)

Seeking Farmer: Southern Minnesota

Dean and Jean Braatz are seeking a field and high tunnel manager and crew for their farming operation in southern Minnesota (near Montgomery). The 40-acre farm consists of a CSA and wholesale vegetable operation; 50 cows, 20 sheep, 800 chickens, 1,500 broilers, 100 turkeys, 25 pigs and seven bee hives. The farm is not certified organic but they are using methods that do not rely on chemicals, such as ecological soil management and grass-based livestock production. They are seeking applicants that are self-motivated, farm centered and team members. The salary is $18,000-$23,000, and housing is available. Contact: Dean and Jean Braatz, 612-245-6271, 507-400-5472, csa@mymnfarmer.com. (Added 12/27/16)

Farmland for Rent: Northeastern Illinois

Anthony Demma has for rent a 35-acre farm in northeastern Illinois (near Crete). The land has not been sprayed for five years and there are three hoop houses, a new 2,400- square-foot pole barn and a three-bedroom, 2,000-square-foot updated home. Wells, ponds, stables, pasture, trails, a creek, pasture, forest and wetlands are also on the property. Much of the farm is in overgrown nursery stock (open to ideas). All expenses except natural gas are included in the rent. Contact: Anthony Demma, 773-744-7761. (Added 12/27/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Suraj Budathoki is seeking to rent 1 acre of tillable farmland in Minnesota's Washington County, near the Twin Cities. Land with water and fencing is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Suraj Budathoki, 651-235-9877. (Added 12/19/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Indiana

Eric Retter is seeking to rent 50 to 1,500 acres of tillable farmland in Indiana. No house is required. Contact: Eric Retter, 765-969-3550. (Added 12/19/16)

Farmland for Rent: Southwestern Wisconsin

Robert Bauer has for rent 60 acres of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin's Iowa County (near Avoca). The land has not been sprayed for several years, and includes pasture. There is new four-strand high tensile electric wire perimeter fence and above-ground livestock water pipeline laid for rotational grazing. There is also a corral, heavy use area with frost-free waterer. No house is available. Contact: Robert Bauer, 608-732-1202. (Added 12/18/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Missouri

Aaron Templemire is seeking to purchase 15-40 acres of farmland in Missouri. Water or electricity on the property or nearby is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Aaron Templemire, ant73940@gmail.com. (Added 12/18/16)

Farmland for Rent: Western Wisconsin

Joyce Borgerding and Tom Rauch have for rent 20 acres of farmland in western Wisconsin's Pierce County. The land has not been sprayed for 10 years or more and 12 acres had been used for rotational grazing (fencing, electricity and a water system is in place). No house is available but some space in barn or sheds is available. Contact: Tom Rauch, 715-778-5057, rauchbor@svtel.net. (Added 12/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Indiana

Rebecca Sue Hebein is seeking to rent 5+ acres of farmland in Indiana. Land with pasture and a house is preferred. Contact: Rebecca Sue Hebein, 317-445-8295, rebemomma1@gmail.com. (Added 12/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Jason Garland is seeking to purchase farmland in Hennepin or Wright County in Minnesota's Twin Cities. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has fencing, electricity, water and forest is preferred. A wash/pack house and a greenhouse, as well as a commercial kitchen, would be a bonus; no house is required. Contact: Jason Garland, Jasonwgarland@gmail.com. (Added 12/14/16)

Farmland for Rent: Southwestern Indiana

Jeb Galloway has for rent a 23-acre farm in southwestern Indiana (near Bloomfield). The land has not been farmed or sprayed for several years. Housing is available. Galloway's family is open to trading if finances are difficult; this is a family farm and no corporations are invited. Contact: Jeb Galloway, j@jengalloway.com. (Added 12/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Central Ohio

Jordan Billingsley is seeking to rent tillable farmland in central Ohio's Union County. No house is required. Contact: Jordan Billingsley, 937-243-1490. (Added 12/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minneapolis Area

Christian Huble is seeking to purchase 5+ acres of farmland in the Minneapolis area. Land that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Christian Huble, 845-519-3568. (Added 12/6/16)

Seeking Farmer: Northeastern Iowa

Steffen Mirsky is seeking a farm partner to start a market farm in northeastern Iowa's Winneshiek County (on the edge of Decorah). Mirsky has access to a 1-acre plot that has not been sprayed to Mirsky's knowledge. The landowner does not charge rent and much of the infrastructure is already in place. Mirky works full-time at Seed Savers Exchange and will only be able to work about 15 hours per week on the farm. Mirsky would like to grow vegetables and is open to other ideas. The land is basically a blank slate right now and Mirsky is in the beginning stages of developing a vision. No housing available; pay to be determined. Contact: Steffen Mirsky, 248-974-1645, steffenmirsky@gmail.com. (Added 12/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Central Ohio

Charlie Payne is seeking to purchase 60-100 acres of farmland in central Ohio's Union, Delaware or Morrow County. Land with pasture and that is otherwise blank is preferred; no house is required. Payne is willing to add desired features but won't turn down property with fencing or water. Contact: Charlie Payne, coveyrisefarms@gmail.com, 614-632-8393. (Added 12/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Purchase: U.S.

Courtney Berry is seeking to purchase farmland in the U.S. Land with a livestock barn and a house is preferred; would prefer rent-to-own arrangement. Contact: Courtney Berry, spiritvvolf000@yahoo.com.ph. (Added 12/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Wisconsin

Josh is seeking to rent 40+ acres of farmland in Wisconsin; no house is required. Contact: Josh, 414-861-6211. (Added 12/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Iowa, Missouri

Chad Shields is seeking to rent 1,000 acres of tillable farmland in Iowa or Missouri; no house is required. Contact: Chad Shields, 641-344-4756, Chadwshields305@gmail.com. (Added 12/6/16)

Seeking Farmer: Northwestern Wisconsin

Seed to Seed Farm is seeking two crew leaders for the 2017 growing season (first week of March to second week of November) in northwestern Wisconsin's Polk County. Seed to Seed Farm is a 12-acre certified organic farm that specializes in selling wholesale produce to co-ops, supermarkets, schools and restaurants. It also has a growing wholesale plant start business, with over 4,000-square-feet of greenhouse space. The crew leaders would be in charge of implementing the daily field plan and supervising the crew in every aspect of the farm. Applicants must have 2+ years of experience on a production-scale farm. The pay is $12.02 per hour, plus housing. Contact: Ariel Pressman, 413-687-2255, arielpressman@gmail.com. (Added 12/1/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Wisconsin

Mike Heuer is seeking to purchase 300 acres of farmland in Wisconsin. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. He would be most interested in land that is in need of repair, clearing, mowing or new fencing. Contact: Mike Heuer, 608-553-2368. (Added 12/1/16)