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: Northwestern Wisconsin

Ryan Kingston is seeking to rent 30-80 acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Chippewa County (near Lafayette). Land with pasture, outbuildings and a water source is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Ryan Kingston, Ryankingston@hotmail.com, 715-933-2974. (Added 9/20/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Wisconsin

Cory is seeking to purchase 1-10 acres of farmland in southeastern Wisconsin's Jefferson or Dodge County. Land with a water source, hills and sandy loam soil is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Cory, 386-631-7600. (Added 9/21/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Iowa

Jacey Miller is seeking to rent 10-20 acres of tillable farmland in southeastern Iowa's Muscatine or Louisa County; no house is required. Contact: Jacey Miller, 563-260-1117, Jaceyterrillphotography@gmail.com. (Added 9/20/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Andrew Villages is seeking to rent 1+ acres of tillable farmland in Ohio; no house is required. Contact: Andrew Villages, 216-704-5654. (Added 9/20/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Central Indiana

Jared Sutton is seeking to purchase 3,000 acres of tillable farmland in central Indiana's Madison County. Land with a pole barn is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Jared Sutton, 317-989-5384 (text or call). (Added 9/20/16)

Seeking Farmwork Experience: Minnesota

Brianna Crowley is seeking work experience on an organic farm in Minnesota. She worked for two seasons on a 14-acre organic vegetable farm serving 250 CSA members and a Chicago market stand. Crowley has also WWOOFed in the U.S. and abroad, and has experience tending a small livestock herd. She is currently the market manager for Woju Waka, a permaculture garden in Minneapolis that is growing fruit, vegetables and medicine for the Division of Indian Work's food shelf, Horizons Unlimited. Crowley is particularly interested in learning more about wholesale vegetable production, as well as herbal medicine, fermentation, and traditional farming/growing methods. She would be willing to work on a farm through the winter and into next year. Contact: Brianna Crowley, 952-688-3805, brianna.c.crowley@gmail.com. (Added 9/19/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Indiana

Alex Martin is seeking to rent 5-100 acres of farmland in Indiana. Land with pasture, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Alex Martin, alexanderm1@outlook.com. (Added 9/18/16)

Seeking Farmwork Experience: Southeastern Minnesota

Steven of Rushford in southeastern Minnesota is seeking farmwork experience on a beef cattle operation. He was in the Marine Corps for six years and currently works in manufacturing. Steven also worked for a year on a dairy farm. He is particularly interested in learning business planning and would be interested in buying beef cattle from the farm he works on. Contact: Steven, 507-458-3740, shughes@fastenal.com. (Added 9/13/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Minnesota

Reuben and Sarah Liebe are seeking to rent 2-5 acres of tillable farmland in southeastern Minnesota (within 45 minutes of Rochester) for the 2017 season. They would prefer land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has an infrastructure for raising vegetables (building for storage with electricity and water hookup is ideal). No house is required. If possible, they would like to begin preparing the land this fall. They each have four years experience working on and managing successful vegetable farms. Contact: Reuben and Sarah Liebe, reuben.liebe@gmail.com, 615-305-4416. (Added 9/12/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Minnesota

Joyce and Philip Monari are seeking to rent 2-4 tillable acres of farmland in Minnesota for the 2017 season. Land with water is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Joyce and Philip Monari, 612-203-6500. (Added 9/12/16)

Certified Organic Farms for Sale: Western Michigan

Groundswell Farm has for sale two turn-key certified organic produce operations in western Michigan (between Grand Rapids and Holland). The 7-acre Qunicy St. Farm has $160,000 in annual sales and all of the infrastructure needed to grow produce and supply markets. The 10-acre Polk St. Farm has $40,000 in annual sales and also has all infrastructure in place. The asking price for the Quincy St. Farm is $195,000; for the Polk St. Farm it's $95,000. More information on the farm is at www.groundswellfarm.org; more information on the farm sale is at www.groundswellfarm.org/farm-for-sale. Contact: Katie Brandt, groundswellfarmer@gmail.com. (Added 9/12/16)

Seeking Farmer: West-Central Missouri

Luz Stanfill is seeking a farmer to work on a 255-acre corn farm in west-central Missouri (near Butler). Contact: Luz Stanfill, 816-786-8277, lucystanfill@yahoo.com. (Added 9/12/16)

Certified Organic Farmland for Sale: Southern Minnesota

Karen Schrupp has for sale a 120-acre certified organic farm in southern Minnesota'a Waseca County (near new New Richland). No house is available. The price will be determined by a sealed bid on Nov. 15. Contact: Karen Schaupp, 512-567-8917. (Added 9/11/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southeastern Minnesota

Robert and Marilyn Christie have for sale a 10-acre farmstead in southeastern Minnesota's Winona County (near St. Charles). There is pasture and a possibility to rent 35 to 40 acres of additional pasture and option to buy 10 acres of cropland. There is a four-bedroom house with a two-car garage, 35-cow tie stall dairy barn with 56 x 40 loafing barn, 18 x 60 and 14 x 55 concrete silos, 80 x 40 livestock and hay storage shed, 36 x 56 barn for young stock, 72 x 32 enclosed metal machine shed, and a 20 x 32 wooden corn crib. There is also a Risser chain conveyor feed system, silo unloaders, cattle head chute, four 14-foot S.I. feed bunks and a Loyal feed conveyor at an additional cost. The asking price is $250,000. Contact: Robert and Marilyn Christie, 507-932-4733, mchristie@centurylink.net. (Added 9/11/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Zac Skinner is seeking to rent or rent to own 10+ acres of farmland in Ohio to start a beef cattle ranch. Land with pasture and a house is preferred; he is willing to build fence. Contact: Zac Skinner, 740-466-6129 (text or call). (Added 9/11/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Colorado

Christina Haakenson is seeking to purchase 10 acres of farmland in Colorado. No house is required. Contact: Christina Haakenson, 719-639-4300. (Added 9/11/16)

Seeking Farmer: Northwestern Wisconsin

Peter Henry is seeking a farmer to join Hungry Turtle Farm, a 63-acre farm in northwestern Wisconsin's Polk County (near Amery). There is also another 100+ acres nearby, all certifiable organic in the next two years (Hungry Turtle will be certified organic by 2017, and has been farmed organically since 2010; there are many organic farms in the area). There are 24 tillable acres on the 63-acre property, which has been put into 6 acres of vegetables recently. There is plenty of space for pastured animal flocks, rotational grazing and hay production. The salary is $40,000-$50,000 per year, depending on experience. A full job description is here. Contact: Peter Henry, phenry@hungryturtle.net. (Added 9/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy or Rent: South of Twin Cities

David Watson is seeking to purchase 10-100 acres of farmland south of Minnesota's Twin Cities. Land with pasture is preferred. House and barns are a plus, even if they need work. Watson would need to live on the property, but is a licensed builder, so could build a house if necessary. Contact: David Watson, 952-457-6903. (Added 9/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southern Minnesota

Neal is seeking to purchase 10+ acres of farmland in southern Minnesota (Cannon Falls and Northfield area). Land with pasture and outbuildings such as a greenhouse and a house is preferred. Contact: Neal, 651-271-0725, Chefmeier@netzero.com. (Added 9/9/16)

Farmland for Sale: Wisconsin

R. Mitchell has for sale 80 acres of farmland in Wisconsin. The land has not been sprayed for several years and a greenhouse, tall hoop house, prep area and walk-in cooler are available. A pole barn is currently occupied with owner's equipment. There is a large buffer zone around the entire parcel and tree lines, oak savanna and prairie provide beneficial insects and potential for grazing. Need to crop/hay or pasture 65 acres for the parcel to stay in farmland. Owners will continue to live in the house unless there is a sale of total parcel; an apartment is possible in the house. The price range is $12,000 to $500,000. Contact: R. Mitchell, 262-225-9296, ourfarm@netwurx.net. (Added 9/9/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience

Glorie Iaccarino is seeking farm work experience and a farm where she can set up an Eco Arts Land-Based Learning Center (she is director of the Eco Arts Council). The Center would include an eco-built homestead, edible gardening schoolyard, programming for area students and a CSA. Iaccarino is particularly interested in gaining experience with wholesale vegetable production. Contact: Glorie Iaccarino, 309-721-5446, Ecoartscouncil@aol.com. (Added 9/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Caroline Thompson is seeking to rent farmland in Ohio. Land with water and a house is preferred. Contact: Caroline Thompson, carolinefaith.pigs@gmail.com. (Added 9/9/16)

Farmland for Sale: North-Central Wisconsin

Lawrence Woodward has for sale 160 acres of farmland in north-central Wisconsin's Marathon County (13 miles north of Wausau County). The land has not been sprayed for several years. There is a barn, machine shed, bunkhouse, three-car garage, Harvester silo and log cabin. There are maples that can be tapped, apples, elderberries, a deep well, two streams and abundant wildlife. Snowplow and school bus come to front door. Woodward would like to sell to a family serious about organic farming/gardening, caring for people, land and wildlife. The asking price is $300,000 (negotiable to right family). Contact: Lawrence Woodward, lwoodward1@earthlink.net, 715-373-0633, PO Box 96, Washburn, WI 54891. (Added 9/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: West-Central Minnesota

Nelsen Lundebrek is seeking to rent 100-500 acres of tillable farmland in west-central Minnesota's Pope County. No house is required. Nelsen Lundebrek, 320-424-1640, nelslundebrek@hotmail.com. (Added 9/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota

Ben Drost is seeking to rent 500-1,500 acres of tillable farmland in Iowa, Minnesota or South Dakota; no house is required. Contact: Ben Drost, 712-266-5079. (Added 9/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Eastern Missouri, Western Illinois

Kelly Latimore is seeking to rent 5-10 acres of farmland in eastern Missouri or western Illinois (St. Louis area). Land with pasture, water, a pond and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Kelly Latimore, Latimorekel@gmail.com. (Added 9/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Brad Loeffler is seeking to rent 10-200 acres of tillable farmland in Ohio; no house is required. Contact: Brad Loeffler, 419-467-2218. (Added 9/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: West-Central Minnesota

Nelson Lundebrek is seeking to rent farmland in west-central Minnesota's Pope County. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Nelson Lundebrek, 320-424-1640, nelslundebrek@hotmail.com. (Added 8/31/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southern Illinois

Aaron is seeking to rent 20+ acres of tillable farmland in southern Illinois (Effingham, Cumberland or Shelby County). No house is required. Contact: Aaron, 217-821-8748, aaronieb93@hotmail.com. (Added 8/31/16)

Farmland for Rent; Northwestern Iowa

Ivan Arenson has for rent 317 acres of farmland in northwestern Iowa's Woodbury and Plymouth counties (near Sioux City). He is interested in creating a long-term agreement with one or more operators who will build a growing and sustainable enterprise and share in that increased value fairly. There are three parcels: a 21-acre homestead, 56-acre pasture and a 240-acre pasture. There are several outbuildings, grain bins and a house, along with cropland, pasture and livestock infrastructure. Contact: Ivan Aronson, 952-544-4589, farmrfp@gmail.com. (Added 8/29/16).

Seeking Farm Work Experience: NE Kansas, SE Nebraska, NW Missouri

Shawn Stebbins is seeking farm work experience in northeastern Kansas, southeastern Nebraska or northwestern Missouri. He is a Marine Corps veteran and has experience running a cow-calf operation. He is interested in working with a mentor on a crop-beef operation and eventually buying the mentor out. Contact: 816-284-2790, sstebbins2011@yahoo.com. (Added 8/29/16)

Farmland for Rent: Northwestern Iowa

Carol Hulst has for rent 155 tillable acres of farmland in northwestern Iowa's Osceola County (Horton Township). No house is available. Contact: Carol Hulst, 712-475-9699. (Added 8/23/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northwestern Ind., Southern Wis., Illinois

Cora Hernandez is seeking to purchase farmland in northwestern Indiana, southern Wisconsin, or Illinois. Land with pasture, fencing and a house is preferred. Contact: Cora Hernandez, 708-916-5240. (Added 8/23/16)

Seeking Farmwork Experience: Northwestern Ind., Southern Wis., Illinois

Cora Hernandez is seeking farm work experience in northwestern Indiana, southern Wisconsin, or Illinois. She has experience with farm animals and can grow crops and herbs. Hernandez is particularly interested in gaining experience with wholesale vegetable production. Contact: Cora Hernandez, 708-916-5240. (Added 8/23/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Nebraska

Steve Simpson is seeking to rent 1,000+ acres of tillable farmland in southeastern Nebraska. Land with a shop, grain storage and house is preferred. He would be ready to move after the 2016 harvest. Contact: Steve Simpson, 580-541-6693, 6518 West Holden Rd., Kremlin, OK 73753 . (Added 8/25/16)

Certified Organic Farm for Sale: East-Central Minnesota

Knelly Dettinger has for sale a 40-acre certified organic farm in east-central Minnesota's Pine County (near Willow River). The land includes deer fencing and an irrigation system, and is not near conventionally farmed land. There is a new barn, commercial kitchen, packing shed, workers' quarters, three greenhouses, a transplant house and a farm house. The asking price is $277,900-$299,900. Contact: Knelly Dettinger, 507-272-0526, kdettinger@kw.com. (Added 8/19/16)

Farmland for Rent: Northwestern Wisconsin

Michael Severson has for rent 30 tillable acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Barron County (near Dallas). No house is available. Contact: Michael Severson, 715-837-1461. (Added 8/18/16)

Seeking Farmer: Southeastern Minnesota

Eleene is seeking someone to farm 5.44 acres of land on her farm in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County (near Wykoff). The land is flat with fertile soil. The farm has access to water and there are outbuildings for tool storage. An upstairs bedroom could be available for housing. Contact: Eleene, 507-206-1456. (Added 8/18/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: South-Central Illinois

Doug Newman is seeking to purchase 40+ acres of farmland in south-central Illinois' Shelby County. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Doug Newman, 217-891-5975, dnewman84@frontiernet.net. (Added 8/18/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Wisconsin

Jan Kenyon has for sale 73 acres of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin's Vernon County (near Ontario). The land has not been sprayed for nine years and includes pasture. There are no outbuildings or a house. The asking price is $265,000. Contact: Jan Kenyon, 608-337-4444, jankenyon3@gmail.com. (Added 8/17/16)

Seeking Farmer: Southwestern Wisconsin

Erik Amodt is seeking a farmer to join his direct-market micro-dairy in southwestern Wisconsin's Richland County (near Viola). The operation consists of 43 acres and 15 cows; the land has not been sprayed for 10+ years. Housing and profit sharing is available. Contact: Erik Amodt, 608-475-1065, sturdyfeetfarm@gmail.com. (Added 8/17/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northwestern Ohio

Isaac Weber is seeking to purchase farmland in northwestern Ohio. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Isaac Weber, 419-572-6057. (Added 8/17/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Pa Zao Vang is seeking to rent 2-4 acres of tillable farmland in Ramsey County, near Minnesota's Twin Cities. No house is required. Contact: Pa Zao Vang, 651-239-8417, pzvang@outlook.com. (Added 8/16/16)

Seeking Farmer: South-Central Wisconsin

Jerry Lenz is seeking a farmer to join his livestock operation in south-central Wisconsin's Green Lake County (near Markesan). He has a 175-acre farm with an 80-head black Angus cattle herd. Lenz is open to developing a rent/lease-to-own arrangement. Housing is available. Contact: Jerry Lenz, 920-948-2366. (Added 8/16/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Missouri

Aaron Frerking is seeking to rent 50+ acres of farmland in Missouri. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Aaron Frerking, 660-238-6412, aaronfrerking@gmail.com. (Added 8/16/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Ohio

Ron Burns is seeking to purchase tillable farmland in Ohio. Land that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Ron Burns, 937-243-9800, Rongraysonburna@gmail.com. (Added 8/16/16)

Farmland for Rent: West-Central Wisconsin

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 unfenced pasture. Contact: Kate Stout, 715-455-1569, kstout@chibardun.net. (Added 8/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Michigan

Heather Gorka is seeking to purchase 3+ acres of farmland in southeastern Michigan's Lenawee County. She would like to farm it organically and is seeking land with pasture and outbuildings for livestock, as well as a house. Contact: Heather Gorka, 517-219-7908. (Added 8/9/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Bairet Eiter and William Lenzen are seeking to purchase 130-200 acres of farmland in Minnesota. They prefer land with fenced pasture for grazing dairy cattle and that could eventually be converted to a certified organic operation. A barn for cattle, a milking parlor, a shop, equipment storage and a house are also preferred. Eiter and Lenzen have a large amount of farming experience and will soon graduate with bachelor's degrees in agriculture fields. They would be ready to move in July 2017. Contact: Bairet Eiter 952-818-4583, bairet.eiter@my.uwrf.edu. (Added 8/8/16)

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 8/8/16)

Farmland for Rent: Northeastern Ohio

Chuck Frye has for rent 130 acres of farmland in northeastern Ohio's Lake County. The land includes pasture and a 28 x 64 pole barn; there is no house. He would like to partner with someone with excavating equipment to finish clearing the land and who could plant and harvest crops or rent the land directly. The asking price is $100 per acre. Contact: Chuck Frye, 440-428-5474, Clfrye@windstream.net. (Added 8/8/16)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Wisconsin

Helen Davis has for sale 145 acres of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin's Trempealeau County (near Arcadia). The land has not been sprayed for 20 years and it is well protected from drift by topography and 600 acres of neighboring DNR natural lands. There is 75 acres of hay, pasture and cropland (currently in CRP and planted to native prairie grasses; expires/renewable in 2018) and 70 acres of oak/hickory woods. There is a 1950s-era dairy barn and machine shed, both in good condition and with new electrical service. There is an older chicken coop and shop; there is no house. Contact: Helen Davis, hdavis68@hotmail.com. (Added 7/29/16)

Seeking Farmer: West-Central Minnesota

Bob Larson is seeking someone to join his crop and livestock farming operation in west-central Minnesota's Douglas County. The farm consists of 1,500 acres of cropland and a 600-head beef cattle feedlot. Candidate must be able to operate large equipment and do cattle chores. Salary is negotiable; house is available. Position would begin in spring of 2017. Contact: Bob Larson, lettebob@wisper-wireless.com. (Added 7/29/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Matt is seeking to rent 2-5 acres of tillable certified organic farmland within 45 minutes of South Minneapolis, Minn. Land with well drained sandy loam or loam soil is preferred (will pay a premium for good soil); no house is required. A well for drip irrigation is required. Land that is already certified organic is preferred, but not required. A 3-5 year lease would be ideal. Contact: Matt, 612-760-4782. (Added 7/27/16)

Farmland for Rent: Twin Cities Region

Wendy Haan has for rent 1.1 acres of tillable farmland in Taylors Falls, near Minnesota's Twin Cities. There is a 67 x 26 pole barn with half cement floor and a garage door opening, as well as a trailer home that needs some maintenance. The land has not been sprayed for several years and consists of a open field of grass. The property is in the process of being hooked up to city sewer system. The asking price is $200 per month, plus utilities. Contact: Wendy Haan, 612-709-8223. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farmer: Southeastern Minnesota

Shodo Spring is seeking a farmer to join her operation in southeastern Minnesota's Rice County. Spring is establishing a perennial woody polyculture. There is a mixed orchard to graft next year, a productive berry patch, some vegetables and some woodlands. Spring would like to start chickens, bees and other livestock but needs assistance with management and marketing. The land has not been sprayed for approximately 16 years and is ready for organic certification. Someone who has taken LSP's Farm Beginnings class and could help develop the farm, especially marketing, would be ideal. Pay is negotiable and there is the possibility of sharing a farmhouse. Contact: Shodo Spring, shodo.spring@gmail.com. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Wisconsin

Brittany Dunning is seeking to purchase certified organic farmland in Wisconsin. Land with pasture and water access is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Brittany Dunning, bmdunning912@gmail.com, 262-271-6464. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Western Wisconsin

Marlys McGarvey is seeking to rent 5-10 acres of farmland in western Wisconsin (Pierce County or River Falls area). Land with pasture, fencing, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Land that has not been sprayed for several years is also preferred. Contact: Marlys McGarvey, 651-402-3593, marlys_mcgarvey@hotmail.com. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Wisconsin, Minnesota or Michigan

Brandon Kleeves is seeking to rent 5-15 acres of tillable farmland in Wisconsin, Minnesota or Michigan. Access to a well and electricity is preferred. Would also prefer the land to be close to a city to help with the marketing of produce. Contact: Brandon Kleeves, 651-380-2449, brandon@rworganics.com, www.rworganics.com. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Nebraska

Marc Swantek is seeking to purchase 200+ acres of farmland in Nebraska. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Marc Swantek, 402-948-0464, philipswantek@gmail.com. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Twin Cities

Molly Sowash is seeking work experience on an urban farm in the Minneapolis, Minn., area. She has a degree in English and religious studies from Macalester College and interned on a Minnesota cattle farm as well as participated in the WWOOF program on a bamboo operation in Belize. Sowash has also volunteered at various community gardens in Ohio and Minnesota. She is currently working for Youth Farm in Saint Paul's Frogtown neighborhood. Sowash is particularly interested in learning more about wholesale vegetable production and how to turn urban lots into safe and productive spaces for growing food. Contact: Molly Sowash, 614-749-9282, molly.sowash@gmail.com. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Michigan

Larry Barber of Inkster, Mich., is seeking farm work experience, particularly in the area of wholesale vegetable production. He has a bachelor's of science degree and currently works in maintenance. Contact: Larry Barber, 817-374-5164, lbarber401@hotmail.com. (Added 7/27/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Minnesota

Emily Thompson is seeking to rent 1-5 acres of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Olmsted County, beginning in the fall of 2018. Thompson prefers land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a large pole barn. She needs a space to keep 15-20 dairy goats and would like to fence in an area for pasture. Access to water and electricity is required; no house is required. Contact: Emily Thompson, emily.thompson33@gmail.com. (Added 7/15/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Minnesota

KC Betzold is seeking to purchase 20+ acres of tillable farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Rice or Dakota County. No house is required. Contact: KC Betzold, 612-598-2788. (Added 7/11/16)

Farmland for Sale: Central Minnesota

Tim Wotzka has for sale 8+ acres of farmland in central Minnesota's Morrison County (near Flensburg). The land includes pasture and it has never been sprayed. There is a small barn and chicken coop; the house has many upgrades and is connected to city sewer. The asking price is $110,000. Contact: Tim Wotzka, 218-360-9668. (Added 7/11/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northern Illinois

Isaac Keating is seeking to rent 5-10 acres of farmland in Boone, McHenry or DeKalb County in northern Illinois. He has a herd of approximately 20 pigs that he uses to till the soil and clear the land of weeds and invasives. Keating rotates them using portable electric fencing and after pulling the pigs off he tills the soil and plants a variety of crops. He would like to rent woodland, pasture, cropland or a mixture so he can expand his herd of pigs and garden. A small house or a place to park a trailer nearby would be good too. Contact: Isaac Keating, 630-313-2038, kidbillygoat@gmail.com. (Added 7/7/16)

Farmland for Rent: South-Central Minnesota

Matt and Amy Crowell have for rent 35 acres of farmland in south-central Minnesota's McLeod County. A judicial ditch runs through the land. The land is all grass with some trees and it has not been sprayed for several years. Fifteen acres has just been used for hay and there is no fencing. The other 20 acres still has fencing remaining; it had been used for hay the past two years and before that it was grazed. There is no house. Contact: Amy Crowell, 507-621-1356. (Added 7/6/16)

Farmland for Rent: Western Wisconsin

Maureen Ash and Rich Purdy have for rent 50 acres of tillable farmland in western Wisconsin, just south of River Falls. The land has not been sprayed for several years and it is landlocked, with no roads around it. There is no house or outbuildings. Ash and Purdy are willing to work with renters to assist in getting them started. They have older machinery and other equipment that's available. The rental rate is $150-$200 per acre. Contact: Maureen Ash and Rich Purdy, mash76@sbwireless.net, 715-425-0040; N7659 950th St., River Falls, WI 54022. (Added 7/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Tiffany Paino is seeking to purchase 10-20 acres of farmland in Minnesota. Water desired but not mandatory; no house is required. Contact: Tiffany Paino, 612-239-1530 (text or call), tiffany.paino@gmail.com. (Added 7/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southern Indiana

Ben Duncan is seeking to rent farmland in southern Indiana to raise calves on. Land with pasture and a barn is preferred; no house is required. He is interested in clearing/fencing land in exchange for rent; partnership would be considered. Contact: Ben Duncan, 812-532-0053. (Added 7/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Kansas

Trey Mosier is seeking to rent farmland in Kansas. Land with pasture and a shop is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Trey Mosier, 620-282-0004, trey8650@gmail.com. (Added 7/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northwestern Illinois

Tiffany McAllister is seeking to rent 1-70 acres of farmland in northwestern Illinois. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Tiffany McAllister, 847-305-7422, mcalt844@yahoo.com. (Added 7/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northeastern Illinois

Brad Giampaoli is seeking to purchase approximately 10 acres of farmland in northeastern Illinois, within 45 minutes of Lombard. Land with a large building for a shop and a house is preferred. Contact: Brad Giampaoli, Bradcad@hotmail.com. (Added 7/6/16)

Farmland for Sale: Northeastern Illinois

Regina Bambrick-Rust has for sale 73.91 acres of farmland in Will County in northeastern Illinois. The land is tillable and has been farmed conventionally in the past. It is now in transition to organic and has been in a hay mix since 2014 with no chemicals. The price range is $444,000-$666,000, minus the value of the easement (in process). The land will be available in the fall of 2017. Contact: Regina Bambrick-Rust, 660-332-4026, regina.rust@gmail.com. (Added 7/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Illinois

Chris is seeking to rent 2 acres of tillable farmland in Washington County in southeastern Illinois. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a small tool shed and water is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Chris, cgdreas@yahoo.com, 314-313-1691. (7/6/16)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Midwest

Jenny and Stephan are seeking to purchase 5-10 acres of farmland in the Midwest, Texas or Arkansas. Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. A creek or pond would be ideal; no house is required. Contact: Jenny (870-828-2059) or Stephan (972-965-4044). (Added 7/6/16)