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:

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Area

Wa Hang is seeking to rent 2-5 tillable acres to raise vegetables on near Maplewood in the Twin Cities, Minn., area. Hang wants to start farming in 2017. Plots with fencing and that are accessible to water and electricity are preferred. No house is required. Contact: 651-757-0096, kouhang2005@yahoo.com. (Added 6/20/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southeastern Minnesota

Jeff and Judy Webster have for sale 1.3 acres of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Fillmore County. There are large organic gardens that could be expanded, as well as fruit trees and berries. The land has not been sprayed for several years. There is an updated 3,200-square-foot home that used to be a country store. The well and septic are in good shape. The farm is in the middle of an Amish community and is 42 miles from Rochester, Minn., on paved roads. The asking price is $205,000. Contact: Jeff or Judy Webster, 507-937-3142, weblyjeff@gmail.com. (Added 6/20/16).

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northern Minnesota

Brian Olynick is seeking to rent 10-40 acres of farmland in northern Minnesota's Itasca County. Land with forest, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Brian Olynick, 218-256-8137. (Added 6/15/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southeastern Minnesota

Linda Hutchinson has for sale 19.5 acres (12 tillable) of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Dodge County (near Hayfield). The land has not been sprayed for several years; it has only been used for pasture and making hay for many years. Great soil report available. Fencing and water is available. The house is considered a tear-down. It is 29 miles from Rochester and 25 miles from Austin; 80 minutes to Saint Paul. The asking price is $159,900. Contact: Linda Hutchinson, linda48hutchinson@gmail.com, 651-214-1853, or Joyce Threinen, 507-269-4882. (Added 6/15/16)

Farmland for Sale or Rent: Twin Cities Region

Dianne Petersen has for sale or rent up to 16.7 acres of tillable farmland 45 miles southwest of Minneapolis, Minn. The land has not been sprayed for several years. No house is available but there is the possibility of access to outbuildings. There is some fencing with water. The price is $85,000 to purchase, and $200 per acre to rent. Contact: Dianne Petersen, 763-219-9033. (Added 6/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northwestern Minnesota

Skylar C. is seeking to purchase farmland in northwestern Minnesota's Becker or Ottertail County; no house is required. Contact: Skylar C., 218-298-4171, Hoehnesky@icloud.com. (Added 6/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: SE, SC, WC Minnesota

Andrew Pierre and Margaret Hanson are seeking to buy 10+ acres of farmland in southeastern, south-central or west-central Minnesota (within 90 minutes of the Twin Cities market). They would prefer land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has pasture, outbuildings and a house. They are planning on continuing their vegetable production enterprise and land with gently rolling hills, some woods and an older home would be good. Contact: Andrew Pierre, 952-261-3312, cloverbeefarm@gmail.com. (Added 6/7/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Minnesota

Shawn is seeking to purchase 1-10 acres of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Winona County. Land that is flat enough for a greenhouse and that has a southern exposure and road access is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Shawn, 608-218-4661. (Added 6/7/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northwestern Minnesota

Gage Olson is seeking to purchase tillable farmland in northwestern Minnesota's Ottertail or Grant County. No house is required. Contact: Gage Olson, 320-766-6170, plubby29@gmail.com. (Added 6/7/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Michigan

Kate Rendell is seeking to buy farmland in southwestern Michigan. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: 269-876-6655, KathleenRendell@gmail.com. (Added 6/7/16)

Farmland for Rent: East-Central Minnesota

Zeke Berg has for rent 21 tillable acres in east-central Minnesota's Wright County. No house or outbuildings are available. Berg is seeking someone who will farm it organically. The asking price is $250 per acre. Contact: Zeke Berg, TheBergs2005@Gmail.com. (Added 6/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Kathy Johnson is seeking to purchase 10-20 acres of farmland in Minnesota. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a water source and containment (well, spring, holding pond) is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Kathy Johnson, 651-503-7575, organicone@comcast.net. (Added 6/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Taylor is seeking to rent farmland in the Saint Paul, Minn., region. Land with water and electricity is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Taylor, 715-697-3989, taylor.ulrich21@gmail.com. (Added 6/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Minnesota

Josh Berge is seeking to purchase 30+ acres of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Dodge, Olmsted, Goodhue or Rice County. Land with a cattle shed and a house is preferred. Contact: Josh Berge, 507-923-5840, josh.berge@gmail.com. (6/1/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Central Minnesota

Kelsey Barrick is seeking to purchase 1-4 acres of farmland in central Minnesota's Meeker County. No outbuildings or house are required. Contact: Kelsey Barrick, 320-221-3378. (Added 6/1/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Tiffany Paino is seeking to purchase 10-20 acres of farmland in Minnesota. Access to water is preferred, but is not mandatory; no house is required. Contact: Tiffany Paino, 612-239-1530 (text or call), Tiffany.paino@gmail.com. (Added 6/1/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Avery is seeking to purchase 15-20 acres of farmland in the Twin Cities Metro Area. Access to water is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Avery, Maulventress@gmail.com. (Added 6/1/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southern Michigan

Steve Gordon has for sale a 120-acre turn-key grass-based livestock operation in southern Michigan's Jackson County. The land has not been sprayed for over seven years and includes a barn that holds 6,000 square bales, with stalls and animal pens in basement. There are other outbuildings and a house. Also available is a flock of sheep of mixed breeds and colors, genetically developed to be grown on grass alone (60 breeding ewes and three rams). Also available is a cattle herd that serves as the basis of a grass-fed beef business. There are three good wells on the property, one with a windmill and storage tank for gravity feed watering of grazing area. All wells can be operated without electricity, if need be. The pricing includes selling the farm as a turn-key operation: livestock, equipment, household, etc., all included. The asking price is $700,000. Contact: Steve Gordon, gordonfarm@mail.com. (Added 6/1/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Alesha Marie Malloni is seeking to rent 5 acres of farmland in Ohio; a house is required. Contact: Alesha Marie Malloni, 513-349-2916. (Added 6/1/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northwestern Michigan

Paul Burger is seeking to purchase 10+ acres of farmland in northwestern Michigan. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has outbuildings, fencing, water and electricity is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Paul Burger, 734-846-1876. (Added 6/1/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Wisconsin

Jan Kenyon has for sale 50 acres (an additional 50 possible) of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin's Vernon County. There are 20 tillable acres. There are 5 acres of orchard space and 5 acres of fenced pasture, and the land has not been sprayed for several years. There is a house, two-car garage, small cabin, barn and a chicken coop. The asking price is $249,000. Contact: Jan Kenyon, 608-337-4444, jankenyon3@gmail.com. (Added 5/26/16)

Farmland for Rent: Southeastern Indiana

Scott Bohart has for rent 11 acres of farmland in southeastern Indiana's Floyd County. There is pasture and a house. The land has not been farmed in 25 years or more (he is not completely sure). The price is negotiable. Contact: Scott Bohart, 206-992-7224, crowscall@gmail.com. (Added 5/26/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Twin Cities Region

Zoe Craig is seeking a part-time farm position less than an hour from Minneapolis, Minn. Craig has interned on several farms, mostly vegetable operations, but also has experience working with livestock and harvesting apples. Craig is currently working part-time in landscape gardening and at an outdoor retail store. Craig is particularly interested in getting experience working with on-farm milk/cheese processing and marketing, as well as orchard care. Contact: Zoe Craig, 406-600-6628, zoefrancescraig@gmail.com. (Added 5/25/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northern Ohio

Phil is seeking to purchase 10+ acres of tillable, certified organic farmland in northern Ohio. No house is required. Contact: Phil, 440-799-0094. (Added 5/24/16)

Farmland for Sale: Northeastern Minnesota

Ron Mossberg has for sale 36.5 acres of farmland in northeastern Minnesota's Pine County. There is a mix of tillable land, wooded land and wetlands; it sits on the shores of 536-acre Island Lake. There are outbuildings and a house with high-speed Internet; a USDA-inspected meat processing facility is three miles away. More information is here. Contact: Ron Mossberg, IslandLakeFarm@gmail.com, 218-380-1033 (phone/text). (Added 5/23/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Jeff St. John is seeking to rent 50+ acres of farmland in Ohio. Land with pasture is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Jeff St. John, 937-205-9200. (Added 5/23/16)

Farmland for Sale: East-Central Minnesota

Emelle has for sale 15 acres of farmland in east-central Minnesota. The land has not been sprayed for several years and there is some fencing, a clean tested well, outbuildings and a house (septic needs replacing but is usable). No farms are adjacent and there are acres of wild blueberries, 1,000 strawberry plants, hundreds of fall yellow raspberries, black raspberries and black berries. No contract for deed. The asking price is $95,000. Contact: Emelle, namelessfarm@gmail.com. (Added 5/17/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Tyler Muhonen is seeking to purchase 40-150 acres of farmland in Minnesota. No house is required. Contact: Tyler Muhonen, tylermuhonen@gmail.com. (Added 5/17/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Wisconsin

Kristen Conley is seeking to purchase 50+ acres of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin (west of Highway 35). A house is required. Contact: Kristen Conley, 563-542-7663. (Added 5/17/16)

Certified Organic Farm for Sale: NE Minnesota

Knelly Dettinger has for sale a 40-acre certified organic farm in northeastern Minnesota's Pine County. There is a barn with equipment storage; farm worker housing and facilities; large, licensed and equipped commercial kitchen; packing shed with wash tables and walk-in refrigeration; three permanent greenhouses; professional deer fencing; and a private well and septic. This farm would be a good set-up for organic vegetables, small ruminants or chickens. The house is updated. Linked to the farm is a successful health food store in town that could potentially be purchased, offering year-round income. The asking price is $349,900. Contact: Knelly Dettinger, Keller Williams Premier Realty, 507-272-0526, kdettinger@kw.com. (Added 5/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: NE Minnesota

Kim is seeking to rent 5 acres of farmland in northeastern Minnesota (Duluth-Two Harbors area). Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. No house is required but camper hook-ups for water and electricity are preferred. Contact: Kim, 218- 409-3458‬. (Added 5/15/16)

Farmland for Sale: South-Central Minnesota

Amy Willette has for sale 5.2 acres of farmland in south-central Minnesota's Faribault County. There are outbuildings and a house. One acre is certified organic and is currently farmed. Property includes 11 apple trees, three sour cherry trees and one plumb tree; also rhubarb and domestic black raspberries. The asking price is $127,000. Contact: http://www.homestead4sale.com/defaultlistings.x?IDX=0&ListID=930238. (Added 5/14/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southeastern Wisconsin

Holly Marotta has for sale 37 acres of farmland in southeastern Wisconsin's Kenosha County. The land has not been sprayed for 10+ years and includes 19 acres of pasture and 17 acres of pine and oak woods; it's zoned agricultural. There is also a pond with a creek running through the property. The land is currently in hay. The property has no house or outbuildings; there is sewer, natural gas and utility access on west and south sides of property. The asking price is $654,500. Contact: Holly Marotta, marotta.holly@yahoo.com, 847-530-7284. (Added 5/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: South Dakota

Douglas Fuchs is seeking to purchase farmland in South Dakota for a dairy. Outbuildings that can support a dairy operation as well as a house are preferred. Contact: Douglas Fuchs, makin_milk_dairy@hotmail.com. (Added 5/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Ohio

Alan Smith is seeking to purchase 40+ acres of farmland in Ohio. He would prefer land with a creek; restrictive covenants prohibiting subdivision/development accepted. No house is required. Contact: Alan Smith, s15317@yahooo.com. (Added 5/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Colorado

Sara Jarrell is seeking to purchase 5+ acres of farmland in Colorado. Land with pasture, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Sara Jarrell, muddywrench@gmail.com. (Added 5/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Justin Bertrand is seeking to purchase tillable farmland in Minnesota; no house is required. Contact: Justin Bertrand, 507-276-5115, jbunlimited115@gmail.com. (Added 5/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Central Colorado

Losira is seeking to purchase 3+ acres of farmland in central Colorado's El Paso County. Land with pasture, a well and barns is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Losira, 719-569-0099. (Added 5/14/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Illinois

Brenda Rogers of Silver Lake, Ill., is seeking farm work experience. Her husband has farming experience on crop and livestock operations. They are particularly interested in getting experience with on-farm milk/cheese processing. Contact: Brenda Rogers, Rogersb20@mail.gtc.edu. (Added 5/14/16)

Farmland for Rent: Western Wisconsin

Dudley Parkinson has for rent 15 acres of farmland in western Wisconsin's St. Croix County (Kinnickinnic Township). There is pasture and a woodlot, outbuildings and a house. It has not been sprayed for several years. There is some fencing, which is in need of repair, and an outside water hydrant. The asking price is $600 to $1,800 per month. Contact: Dudley Parkinson, 715-377-5560, dudleyparkinson@me.com. (Added 5/9/16)

Farmland for Rent: West-Central Wisconsin

Maureen Ash and Rich Purdy have for rent 50 acres of farmland in west-central Wisconsin's Pierce County. The land includes pasture and it has not been sprayed for possibly 40+ years. It was certified organic for about 10 years but the owners have not kept up the certification since they no longer sell crops. The land is rolling, but the fields are flat. It's best suited for crops because there is no access to water from the farther fields. Availability of outbuildings is open to discussion; no house is available. The asking price is $100 per acre. Contact: Maureen Ash, 715-425-0040, mash76@sbwireless.net. (Added 5/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northern Illinois

LeaAnne Taylor is seeking to rent 1 acre of farmland in Winnebago County in northern Illinois. She is seeking land where she can erect high tunnels; water is required and fencing preferred, but not a must. No house is required. Contact: LeaAnne Taylor, lea3204@gmail.com, 815-299-1665. (Added 5/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Ohio

Anthony is seeking to purchase 5-10 acres of farmland in Ohio. A house is required. Contact: Anthony, Anthony.fernandez27@icloud.com. (Added 5/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern, South-Central Kansas

George Taylor is seeking to purchase 150-200 acres of farmland in southeastern or south-central Kansas. He would prefer land with pasture, outbuildings and a house. Contact: George Taylor, tgstaylor1@aol.com, 970-691-5428 (cell), 970-461-8025 (home). (Added 5/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: West-Central Minnesota

Wade Anderson is seeking to purchase 100-200 tillable acres of farmland in west-central Minnesota's Kandiyohi County. He is seeking to raise alfalfa/haylage on the land; no house is required. Contact: Wade Anderson, 320-266-7525. (Added 5/2/16)

Farm For Sale: Western Wisconsin

Chris and Rebecca Newhouse have for sale a 36-acre farm in western Wisconsin's Dunn County, 80 miles east of Minnesota's Twin Cities. The farm is set up for organic produce production, livestock and horse training. It includes a full barn with work room and walk-in cooler, a Quonset hut, a garage, chicken coop/greenhouse, and two hoop houses. For the past eight years, the Newhouses have been growing produce for restaurants and raising Icelandic sheep and horses, utilizing organic and permaculture practices. There are multiple fruit trees and perennial flower gardens surrounding the home and property, with 10 acres of woods and 20 acres of grazing pasture that was fully fenced in 2014. The land has not been sprayed for several years and an organic certification plan is in place for transition. Equipment and supplies are negotiable. The home is a refurbished three-story house built in the 1910s with a finished walk-out basement apartment. It is suitable for one or two families. The asking price is $299,000. Details and photos are at www.lostviewfarm.com. Contact: Chris Newhouse, chrisnewhouse@gmail.com. (Added 4/29/16)

Organic Dairy for Rent: Southeastern Wisconsin

The Yggdrasil Land Foundation has a turn-key certified organic dairy available for a long-term lease in southeastern Wisconsin's Walworth County. The land is owned and protected by the Foundation (www.yggdrasillandfoundation.org), a national land trust. The operation consists of 450 acres of productive soils; 240 acres are fenced with improved lanes and a pasture watering system. There is 500 tons of dry matter of hay on the property. The pastures are well-managed swards. The highly maintained facilities include a 16-unit swing over parlor and a four-bedroom house with separate studio. An organic milk buyer is ready to pick up. Current tenant is retiring after 25 years on this farm. The Foundation is seeking motivated, committed, and skilled dairy graziers who will continue to maintain and improve this dairy farm. Consideration will be given to beginning dairy farmers; this farm has been a Master site for the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program (www.dga-national.org). The terms are triple net lease plus $75 per tillable acre. The farm would be available fall 2016. Contact: Dorothy, dghu@charter.net. (Added 4/29/16)

Seeking Grazier: Western Wisconsin

Arvid Huth is seeking a farm manager interesting in holistically managing and mob grazing a beef cattle herd in western Wisconsin's Chippewa County (near Boyd). Huth's farm has 900+ fenced acres and 250 Angus cattle, as well as equipment and machinery. He is seeking someone who has a passion for cattle, grazing, soils, grass-finishing, organic and marketing. Huth is open to someone bringing their own cattle (or other livestock) onto the operation. There is a three-bedroom house available. Contact: Arvid Huth, 715-286-4050, arvid@pennymustard.com. (Added 4/29/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Wisconsin

Paul is seeking to purchase 40-180 acres of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin. He would prefer land that has no foreseeable development potential; one building site would be good, but is not required. He can pay cash. Contact: Paul, 608-588-6365, cropground@att.net. (Added 4/29/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Minnesota

William Brzezinski is seeking to purchase 1-3 acres of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Winona County. He is looking to start an organic vegetable operation and would prefer land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a house. Contact: William Brzezinski, 952-334-5593. (Added 4/29/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Western Michigan

Todd Wolter is seeking to rent 1+ acres of farmland in western Michigan. Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Todd Wolter, 219-561-5336, parasemantics@gmail.com. (Added 4/29/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: South-Central Kansas

Thomas Costin is seeking to purchase 20-200 acres of farmland in south-central Kansas' Kingman County. He would prefer that 75 percent of the land be tillable and that the mineral rights be intact and transferable to him. He is willing to pay a maximum of $1,000 per acre and would prefer slightly rolling land; no house is required. Costin would be ready to move in 12 months. Contact: Thomas Costin, 2800 Stephen Drive, Denton, TX 76207. (Added 4/28/16)

Farmland for Rent: West-Central Wisconsin

Carolyn Carr has for rent 8 tillable acres of farmland in west-central Wisconsin's Pepin County. The land has not been sprayed for several years and in 2014 three acres were used for CSA irrigated vegetable production. It is located on a dead end road and there is a nearby water hydrant; no house is available. The land is available immediately; the price is negotiable. Contact: Carolyn Carr, carolynecarr@hotmail.com, 612-721-6021. (Added 4/25/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: East-Central Kansas

Ryan Stainbrook is seeking to buy 100-3,000 acres of tillable dryland or irrigated farmland in east-central Kansas (Miami or Linn County); no house is required. Contact: Ryan Stainbrook, 913-755-1431. (Added 4/25/16)

Seeking to Rent Farmland: Twin Cities Region

Lindsey is seeking to rent a small parcel of farmland in the Twin Cities region (near Delano). Land with a barn, garage and house is preferred. Contact: Lindsey, 602-761-1510, lindseyb1314@gmail.com. (Added 4/25/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Arkansas

Coren is seeking to purchase 8 acres of farmland in southeastern Arkansas (Jefferson County). Land with fencing, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Coren, 870-510-0195. (Added 4/25/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Midwest

Keshav Boddula is seeking farm work experience in the Midwest. Boddula has a bachelor's degree in sociology and is particularly interested in getting experience working with polyculture, environmental restoration and on-farm milk/cheese processing and marketing. Contact: 714-255-9564, kikibo22@gmail.com. (Added 4/25/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: East-Central Iowa

Kristin Deutmeyer is seeking to rent 3+ acres of farmland in east-central Iowa. Land with pasture, gardening space, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Kristin Deutmeyer, k2bdeutmeyer@hotmail.com. (Added 4/22/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: East-Central Minnesota

Robbie DeLong is seeking to rent 20-100 acres of farmland in east-central Minnesota's Wright County (near Delano). Land with pasture and other livestock-related infrastructure is preferred. A house is also preferred. Contact: Robbie DeLong, 480-646-2137. (Added 4/21/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Wisconsin

Emily W. is seeking to purchase 10-40 acres of farmland in southeastern Wisconsin's Driftless Region (near Viroqua). Land with pasture and rolling hills, and that has not been sprayed for several years, is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Emily W., emily@sundaysenergy.com. (Added 4/20/16)

Farmland for Rent: Illinois

Regina Hudson has for rent farmland in Illinois. The land has not been sprayed for several years. Contact: Regina Hudson, 618-567-4559. (Added 4/20/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Illinois

Regina Hudson in Shiloh, Ill., is seeking farm work experience in Illinois. She has experience with organic gardening and horses, as well as K-12 special education instruction that includes teaching job-ready skills. Hudson is particularly interested in getting experience with pastured livestock and wholesale vegetable production, as well as natural healing and medicinal herbs. Contact: Regina Hudson, 618-567-4559, reginahudson@hotmail.com. (Added 4/20/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Patrica Boley is seeking to rent 5-30 acres of farmland in Ohio. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has forested acres and outbuildings is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Patrica Boley, anaxpb@gmail.com. (Added 4/20/16)

Seeking Farmer: Northeastern Minnesota

Nancy Lunzer is seeking a farmer to operate a fruit and vegetable growing operation in northeastern Minnesota's Kanabec County (near Ogilvie). This is not a paid position. This offer is for free land in exchange for two CSA shares of vegetables. Three to 10 acres of land is available, and they have not been exposed to chemicals since 2008. The land has been fallow pasture for 10 years, and part of it has been in alfalfa for eight years. There is a well and electricity available; no housing is available. Lunzer would prefer that the land be eventually certified organic but is okay with natural non-chemical methods or working toward organic. Contact: Nancy Lunzer, Bearstreetranch@gmail.com. (Added 4/19/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: East-Central Minnesota

Mark Karpe is seeking to rent farmland in east-central Minnesota's Isanti County. Land with a house is preferred. Contact: Mark Karpe, 763-438-7654. (Added 4/17/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Edward Wolff is seeking to purchase 2-10 acres of farmland for an organic permaculture farm in the Twin Cities region (Carver, Hennepin, McLeod or Wright County). Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. A pond, lake or river, along with elevation for swale development, are also preferred; no house is required. Contact: Edward Wolff, 952-210-2540. (Added 4/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Midwest

Debi Rowland is seeking to rent farmland in the Midwest. Contact: Debi Rowland, 760-493-0508. (Added 4/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Miranda is seeking to purchase 10-25 acres of farmland in Minnesota. Land with pasture, a windbreak (if no trees), a barn or lean-to is preferred. A source of water is also preferred; no house is required. Contact: Miranda, 218-513-9608 (call or text). (Added 4/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Milwaukee, Wis., Region

Shee Thao is seeking to rent farmland in the Milwaukee, Wis., region. Contact: Shee Thao, 414-698-9595, 414-744-5225. (Added 4/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Kansas

Seth Entz is seeking to rent 200-1,500 acres of tillable farmland in southeastern Kansas. No house is required. Contact: Seth Entz, 316-708-6570. (Added 4/14/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Yer Moua is seeking to rent 1 acre of tillable farmland in Anoka County near Minnesota's Twin Cities. No house is required. Contact: Yer Moua, Yermoua67@gmail.com. (Added 4/11/16)

Farmland for Sale: Northwestern Wisconsin

Steve and Kate Hearth have for sale 77 acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Barron County (near Prairie Farm). The land has not been sprayed since 1972. There are 24 tillable, open pasture acres and a spring-fed pond. There is a 62 x 24 pole shed and a house. The land would be available in August or September. Contact Steve or Kate Hearth, 715-455-1629, 612-240-3464, kshearth@chibardun.net. (Added 4/11/16)

Farmland for Sale: Twin Cities Region

Sara Gustafson has for sale 1 acre of tillable land in western Carver County near Minnesota's Twin Cities. The land has not been sprayed for several years and there is a storage shed and a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house. There is a 125 x 100 plot at the back of the property that's tilled and ready for planting. The property has been annexed into the city of New Germany for sewer and water and is at the end of a dirt road. No livestock is currently allowed by the city, but that may be flexible. The asking price is $164,900. Contact: Sara Gustafson, 952-836-6097, saragustafson@kw.com. (Added 4/11/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Minnesota

Douglas Black is seeking to rent 10+ acres of farmland in Minnesota. Land with pasture and a house and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. Contact: Douglas Black, 651-353-0159, 61ster@gmail.com. (Added 4/11/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: NE Iowa or SE Minnesota

Amy Holmgren is seeking to purchase 20-60 acres of farmland in northeastern Iowa (Winneshiek or Allamakee County) or southeastern Minnesota (Fillmore or Houston County). Land with a mix of pasture, woods and tillable acres, and that has not been sprayed for several years, is preferred. A water source would be great. A house and usable outbuildings are also preferred. Contact: Amy Holmgren, 507-402-9507, amy.holmgren@gmail.com. (Added 4/11/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Michigan

Gerri Ward is seeking to purchase 10 acres or less of tillable farmland in Michigan. Land with fencing, water, a barn and a house is preferred. Contact: Gerri Ward, 313-646-5214, gerriward@hotmail.com. (Added 4/11/16)

Farmland for Rent: Northwestern Wisconsin

Ken Raspotnik has for rent 260 acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Bayfield County. The land includes pasture, pole barns, loafing sheds, a 30 x 60 hoop house and a farmhouse. The land has not been sprayed for several years. Tillage and haying equipment are available. There is also rotational grazing fencing, an automatic watering system and a cattle working chute. Red Devon cattle, purebred Dales ponies, Friesian stallion and Morgan cross mares available to manage, if wanted, for reduced rent. The rental rate is negotiable. Contact: Ken Raspotnik, 715-682-9240, ken@raspotnikfarm.com. (Added 4/7/16)

Farmland for Rent: Minnesota

Jason Allsbrook has for rent 10 acres of farmland in Minnesota. As much as 13 acres of land could be made available. The land has not been sprayed for several years. There is a solar system pump house hook-up, fencing and good topsoil. No house is available. The rental price is negotiable. Contact: Jason Allsbrook, 320-279-7035, j.allsbrook69@gmail.com. (Added 4/7/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Wisconsin

Dennis Moua is seeking to rent 2 acres of farmland in Wisconsin. He would prefer land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has access to water; no house is required. Contact: Dennis Moua, 414-559-2516, Dmuas387@gmail.com. (Added 4/6/16)

Farmland for Rent: Southeastern Minnesota

Kristin Washburn has for rent 170 acres of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Fillmore County (near Rushford). There is no house or outbuildings. The land has been planted to corn for the past four out of five years. Washburn would prefer that the land be planted to perennials such as hay or that organic practices be used. The rental price is $250 per acre, with a discount provided for utilizing organic practices or perennials (a three-to- five year lease is available). Renter would need to sign a "no-spray" lease agreement. The land would be available in 2017. Contact; Kristin Washburn, 612-860-4441. (Added 4/5/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Eastern Wisconsin

Jeff Siemers is seeking to purchase 4-8 acres of farmland in eastern Wisconsin, near Fond du Lac. Siemers would prefer that the property have one or more ponds; he wants to have an orchard and raise Muscovy ducks. Land with a house is also preferred. Contact: Jeff Siemers, 920-907-0737. (Added 4/5/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Francis Keilbach is seeking to rent 50-500 acres of farmland for hunting in Ohio. Contact: Francis Keilbach, 724-454-9709, keilbachpsu@hotmail.com. (Added 4/5/16)

Seeking Farmer: West-Central Wisconsin

Avodah Farm is seeking a beginning farmer who wants to experience the start-up phase for a small, diversified vegetable and livestock operation. Avodah moved to new land (3 acres in vegetables; 40 in pasture) in 2015 and the owners are in the midst of designing and building a permanent packing shed, greenhouse and other infrastructure. Avodah is also raising laying hens on pasture and is starting a grass-fed beef herd. This is an opportunity for anyone who knows they would like to grow vegetables and isn’t quite sure how to get started. The position runs from April or May until October or November. Interns who return for a second season could incubate at Avodah with access to the land and buildings needed to start their own farming enterprise. No farming experience is required, just a willingness to learn. The pay is $7.25 and room and board are available. Couples are welcome to apply, including same-sex couples. Contact: Martha Black, 406-580-0390, avodahfarm@gmail.com. (Added 4/4/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Avery is seeking to rent between 5-10 acres of farmland in the area of Minnesota's Twin Cities (southeast or northeast of the metro area preferred). Land with pasture, garden space, fencing, water, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Avery, Maulventress@gmail.com. (Added 4/1/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Wisconsin

Dan Novotny is seeking to rent 4-12 acres of farmland in southeastern Wisconsin. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a hoop house, barn or shed is preferred. A minimum of 50 percent tillable land is preferred. If there is forest, Novotny would prefer than the majority be hardwood. No house is required. Contact: Dan Novotny, 262-894-6626. (Added 4/1/16)

Farmland for Rent: North-Central Iowa

Karin has for rent 80 acres of farmland in north-central Iowa's Webster County. The land has not been sprayed since 2015. No house is available. Karin is interested in no-till, transition to organic or beyond organic, cover crops and prairie restoration. She is open to new ideas. Contact: Karin, 651-415-2900. (Added 4/1/16)

Farmland for Rent: Southwestern Wisconsin

Dustin Fingerson has for rent 40 acres (extra acreage possible) of tillable farmland in southeastern Wisconsin's Juneau County. The land has never been sprayed and has been used to grow clover and alfalfa (it does need lime). No outbuildings or house are available at this time. A three-to-five-year lease is available at a rate of $150 per acre. Contact: Dustin Fingerson, 608-485-1575. (Added 4/1/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience

Brian Newhouse is seeking work experience on a produce operation. He lived, worked and taught on permaculture farms in four Asian countries for three years. Contact: Brian Newhouse, 678-628-0017, Bri.newhouse@gmail.com. (Added 4/1/16)