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:

Organic Farmland for Sale: Northeastern Iowa

The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (SILT) has for sale a 70-acre certified organic farm in northeastern Iowa's Winneshiek County (near Deborah and Calmar). Outbuildings include one large pole barn plus attachment, machinery storage, a pole shed, two grain bins, and two worn-out buildings that were used as hog and chicken barns (one has the potential for re-purposing). The four-bedroom house has solar panels that cover 60 percent of utility costs; there is also geothermal heat. The farm has been donated to SILT to be tended by a sustainable farmer. SILT is accepting applications from perspective farmers until Aug. 14. (details are here). The annual rent price starts at under $20,000 for the land and the home. After a three-year probationary period, the farmer will be offered a 20-year lease and rent will be converted to equity in the home. Contact: Sheila Knoploch-Odole, e-mail, 515-278-0550. (Added 6/26/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southeastern Minnesota

Enid Sibajene is seeking to purchase 10-20 acres of tillable farmland near Rochester in southeastern Minnesota. Land that is certified organic and that has a barn and a house, as well as water frontage or a pond, is preferred. Contact: Enid Sibajene, e-mail. (Added 6/26/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Cantrell Smith is seeking to purchase farmland in Minnesota. Land with pasture and a house is preferred. Contact: Cantrell Smith, e-mail. (Added 6/26/17)

Farmland for Sale: West-Central Wisconsin

Terri Golen has for sale 33 acres of farmland in west-central Wisconsin's Dunn County. The land has not been sprayed for 20+ years and there are a few apple trees, a pie cherry tree and a crabapple tree, as well as a trout stream. There is a 20 x 24 pine-sided garage with concrete floor and an attached 8-foot concrete covered apron for wood storage and attached small garden shed. The one-bedroom house is currently off the grid with solar power; there are propane appliances and heat is provided by a wood stove and two supplemental wall-mounted propane heaters. Electrical power is available at the street. The land is a 50-minute drive from Saint Paul, Minn. The asking price is $121,500. Contact: Terri Golen, 715-643-9213, e-mail. (Added 6/23/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Minnesota

Darren Kellar of Farmington, Minn., is seeking farm work. Kellar has experience with conventional dairying, horses, and vegetable/fruit and plant nursery production. He is particularly interested in getting more experience with wholesale vegetable production. Kellar is seeking an opportunity to work/live on a livestock/vegetable/fruit/tree farm and share in the profitability of crops grown. He would be open to the possibility of working toward rent-ownership is available. Contact: Darren Kellar, e-mail, 612-255-7281. (Added 6/23/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: North Dakota

Philip Litteral of Watford City, N. Dak., is seeking to work on a farm. He has worked on dairy farms, including an organic grass-fed operation. Litteral has maintained rotational grazing, put up hay, maintained herd shares, grown vegetables, maintained orchards, built fence and worked in landscaping and construction. He would like to learn more about fencing. Contact: Philip Litteral, e-mail, 701-609-0576. (Added 6/23/17)

Farmland for Sale: North-Central Minnesota

Elaine Wiegand has for sale 75 acres of farmland in north-central Minnesota's Cass County. The land has not been sprayed for several years. There are no buildings, but electricity is available along the road. Cass County does not require building permits to erect farm buildings. Taxes are less than $100 per year. Contact: Elaine Wiegand, 218-296-1435. (Added 6/19/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Illinois

Amanda Trashani is seeking to purchase farmland in Illinois. Land that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. Contact: Amanda Trashani, e-mail. (Added 6/16/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southern Michigan

Musashi Webb is seeking to rent 1-10 acres of farmland in southern Michigan's Washtenaw, Lenawee, Livingston or Jackson County. Land with pasture and a house, and that has not been sprayed for several years, is preferred. Fencing as well as access to a highway, running water heat and electricity is also preferred. Webb would be ready to move in March or April 2018. Contact: Musashi Webb, 313-799-7505, e-mail. (Added 6/16/17)

Farmland for Sale: East-Central Minnesota

Doug Marshall has for sale 52 acres of farmland near the east-central Minnesota community of Princeton. The land has pasture and a 40 x 140 brick barn, a 36 x 60 pole building and a five-bedroom house. The pasture is outfitted with 18 paddocks and a watering system. The asking price is $750,000-$1 million. Contact: Eldon J., Re/Max, 763-631-0909. (Added 6/15/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northwestern Wisconsin

Ryan Kingston is seeking to purchase 40 acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Chippewa County. Land with pasture, perimeter fencing and a house is preferred. Contact: Ryan Kingston, 715-933-2974, e-mail. (Added 6/15/17)

Farmland for Sale: North-Central Minnesota

Elaine Wiegand has for sale 75 acres of farmland in north-central Minnesota's Cass County. There is electricity along a gravel road and a water hole that needs to be dug out; no house is available. Taxes are less than $100 per year. The asking price is $115,000. Contact: Elaine Wiegand, 218-296-1435, e-mail. (Added 6/14/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northwestern Indiana

Tim Grieger is seeking to rent 100-1,000 acres of tillable farmland in northwestern Indiana's Porter, LaPorte, Stark or Jasper County. No house or outbuildings are required. Contact: Tim Grieger, 219-405-3760. (Added 6/13/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northwestern Indiana or Southwestern Michigan

Aaron Grove is seeking to rent 5-15 acres of farmland in northwestern Indiana or southwestern Michigan. Land that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. Grove is looking to plant wheat and to certify it. No house is required. Contact: Aaron Grove, 574-440-3080. (Added 6/12/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Corey Klehr is seeking to purchase 50-80 acres of farmland in the Twin Cities, Minn., region (within a 50-mile radius of Minneapolis/Saint Paul). Land with pasture, a house and sheds that can house cattle, goats and pigs in winter is preferred. Contact: Corey Klehr, 763-276-0579 (text), e-mail. (Added 6/8/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northeastern Illinois

Jose Tejeda is seeking to rent farmland in northeastern Illinois (near Waukegan). Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Jose Tejeda, 847-775-9001, e-mail. (Added 6/8/17)

Seeking Farming to Buy: East-Central Ohio

Heidi Marie is seeking to purchase 100-150 acres of farmland in east-central Ohio's Guernsey County (or surrounding counties). Land with pasture, fencing, water, utility connections and outbuildings is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Heidi Marie, 937-302-9620, e-mail. (Added 6/8/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy or Rent: Northwestern Arkansas

Reyna and Andrew Murrell are seeking to purchase or rent 1-5 acres of farmland in northwestern Arkansas. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has pasture, at least one storage building and a house is preferred. Contact: Reyna and Andrew Murrell, 479-295-7921, e-mail. (Added 6/8/17).

Farmland for Sale: Western Wisconsin

Jered Everts has for sale a 120-acre farm in western Wisconsin' s Dunn County (near Boyceville). Ninety acres is tillable and there is some fenced in pasture, a barn, several storage sheds and a three-bedroom house. Contact: Jered Everts, 651-248-5481, e-mail. (Added 6/7/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: East Coast Region

Anna Wiens is seeking to purchase 1-10 acres in the Minneapolis, Minn., area or its western suburbs. She is seeking land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has forest and a water source; no house is required. Contact: Anna Wiens, 612-888-0802, e-mail. (Added 6/7/17)

Organic Farmland for Sale: Northwestern Minnesota

Patrick Brekken has for sale 160 tillable acres of certified organic farmland in northwestern Minnesota's Polk County (Russia Township). No house or outbuildings are available. The asking price is $682,000. Contact: Patrick Brekken, 612-270-8569. (Added 6/1/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience in Twin Cities Region

Osayuwamen Imasuen is seeking work experience on a wholesale vegetable operation in the Twin Cities, Minn., region. Contact: Osayuwamen Imasuen, e-mail, 612-532-4267. (Added 6/1/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Ohio

Logan Coy is seeking to rent 1-4 acres of tillable farmland in Ohio or New England. Land with a heated propagation building for transplants would be ideal. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has a house, water and electricity is preferred. Contact: Logan Coy, e-mail. (Added 6/1/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience in Chicago Area

Don Choi is seeking farm work experience in the Chicago, Ill., region. Choi is particularly interested in learning about mushroom cultivation and cover crops. Contact: Don Choi, e-mail, 847-912-3931. (Added 5/31/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northwestern Indiana

Tim Grieger is seeking to rent at least 100 acres of tillable farmland in northwestern Indiana (Valparaiso area). No house or outbuildings are required. Contact: Tim Grieger, 219-405-3760, 267 South 650 East, Valparaiso, IN 46383. (Added 5/31/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southern Michigan, Northwestern Ohio

Weston Wilkin is seeking to rent 50-500 acres of tillable farmland in southern Michigan or northwestern Ohio (Hillsdale or Lenawee County in Michigan, Williams or Fulton County in Ohio). No house is required. Contact: Weston Wilkin, 217-549-4716. (Added 5/31/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Northwestern Wisconsin

Brian Borgerson is seeking to rent 5-80+ acres of tillable farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's St. Croix or Pierce County; no house is required. Contact: Brian Borgerson, 612-805-8418. (Added 5/25/17)

Farmland for Sale: Northwestern Wisconsin

Laurie Broome and Stephen Parliament have for sale 10 acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Barron County (near Cumberland). The land has not been sprayed for at least five years. There is a fenced garden space and plantings of raspberries, blueberries, apple trees and cherry trees. There is also an 8-acre hayfield that has not been tilled for at least five years. There is a 30 x 30 pole shed with an attached 30 x 9 insulated, functioning kitchen/dining space, and a 16 x 16 bunkhouse with a wood stove, chicken coop, partially finished sauna and composting outhouse. The asking price is $80,000. Contact: Stephen Parliament, 715- 671-8328, e-mail. (Added 5/25/17)

Farmland for Rent: Northwestern Wisconsin

Lisa and Tony Kofakis have for rent 10-12 acres of farmland in northwestern Wisconsin's Barron County (near Turtle Lake). They have 17 acres in total and are utilizing under 5 acres for their own business. The land is mostly pasture/tillable with some forest. The land has State Highway 8 frontage, which would be ideal for a food/veggie stand. They are interested in renting to someone who wants to utilize the farm for enterprises like crops or livestock. They are especially interested in someone who would restore the land using prairie/pollinator plants. There may be little or no rent required for the right person. Contact: Lisa and Tony Kofakis, 715-948-2110, e-mail. (Added 5/25/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southwestern Minnesota

Brennen Cross is seeking to rent 10-160 acres of tillable farmland in southwestern Minnesota's eastern Nobles County or western Jackson County. No house is required. Contact: Brennen Cross, 507-329-6206, e-mail. (Added 5/25/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Ohio

Lewis Carter is seeking to purchase farmland in southwestern Ohio's Clermont County. Land with pasture, a barn for livestock, a pond and a house is preferred. Contact: Lewis Carter, 513-833-4625. (Added 5/25/17)

Farmland for Rent: Twin Cities Region

Jennifer Johnson has for rent 80 tillable acres of farmland in Washington County in the Twin Cities, Minn., metropolitan area. There is a pole barn; no house is available. Contact: Jennifer Johnson, e-mail. (Added 5/22/17)

Farmland for Sale: Northern Michigan

Mark Schoepp has for sale 6.8 acres of farmland in northern Michigan's Gladwin County. The land has not been farmed for 50 years and no sprays have been used since then. The only building on the land is a manufactured three-bedroom home on a fully plumbed but unfinished basement. There is a 2-acre pond with fish. There are farmers' markets within a 50-mile range. The owner would like to see the land stay organic and be productive. The asking price is $70,000. Contact: Mark Schoepp, 503-551-5055, e-mail. (Added 5/22/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Ohio

Mark Holland is seeking to purchase 10 or more acres of farmland in southwestern Ohio's Butler, Hamilton, Warren or Clermont County. He would prefer land that includes pasture, a barn, storage and a house. Contact: Mark Holland, 513-266-4423, e-mail. (Added 5/22/17)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Wisconsin

Jan Kenyon has for sale 100 acres of farmland in southwestern Wisconsin's Vernon County (near Ontario). The land has not been sprayed for several years and it includes 50 acres of tillable land, 20 acres of woods, 6 acres of pasture and a south slope meadows/old orchard space. There is a chicken coop, barn with hayloft, garage, cabin and a five-bedroom house. Kenyon is willing to divide the land into 50-acre portions. The asking price is $410,000. Contact: Jan Kenyon, e-mail. (Added 5/21/17)

Seeking Farmer: Southeastern Wisconsin

Yasmine Noori is seeking a farmer to partner with a new subdivision focused on sustainability in southeastern Wisconsin's Ozaukee County. There is 3.67 acres of tillable land and someone is needed who can raise produce, flowers and/or herbs to be made available to the neighboring subdivision and the Port Washington community. The land has been used to produce a rotation of wheat, soybeans and corn; no pesticides have been used. The farmer gets to keep all revenue; no housing is available. Contact: Yasmine Noori, 262-376-3239, e-mail. (Added 5/19/17)

Seeking Farmer: Twin Cities Region

Spruce Shadows Farm is seeking a full-time farm manager for its pasture-based sheep breeding stock operation in Bloomington, Minn., which is part of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. The farm includes 60 acres and has 120 ewes, as well as a small goat herd and a small flock of laying hens. The historic farm overlooks the Minnesota River Valley. The land is in pasture and woods, none of which has been sprayed in 10 years. Spruce Shadows Farm raises Siremax terminal composite rams for sale to other sheep producers around the country. Intensive grazing is used as long as the season allows. Responsibilities include moving animals on pasture, maintenance of fences and equipment, mowing, spreading manure and plowing snow, among other duties. Housing is available and the pay is negotiable. Contact: Cindy Wolf, e-mail, 507-450-5453. (Added 5/17/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southern Minnesota

Bill Arimborgo is seeking to rent 5-10 acres of farmland in southern Minnesota. Land with pasture, fencing, 2-3 outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact Bill Arimborgo, e-mail. (5/17/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Central Minnesota

Andrew Hedtke is seeking to rent 40+ tillable acres of farmland in central Minnesota's Meeker or Kandiyohi County. No house is required. Contact: Andrew Hedtke, 320-699-1494. (Added 5/17/17)

Seeking Farmer: Southwestern Ohio

Tonya Seibert is seeking a farmer to join her 30-acre operation in southwestern Ohio's Clermont County. Contact: Tonya Seibert, 702-491-1453, e-mail. (Added 5/17/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Central Ohio

Mike Kelley is seeking to rent 5-10 acres of farmland in central Ohio's Franklin County (or that area). Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has pasture, water and a pole barn is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Mike Kelley, e-mail. (Added 5/17/17)

Farmland for Rent: South-Central Michigan

Tom Weber has for rent 7 acres of farmland in south-central Michigan's Ingham County (Stockbridge Township). The previous owner used the land for horse pasture and to grow roughly 1-acre of alfalfa. There is a pen around a pole barn and the land is divided into four smaller pastures, which are tillable. There is a small pond and a 1-acre marsh; no house is available. The rental rate is negotiable. Contact: Tom Weber, e-mail. (Added 5/11/17)

Seeking Farmer: Northern Minnesota

Northern Light Farm in northern Minnesota near Solway is seeking a farmer to join the operation. Northern Light has two main enterprises: a Highland cattle grass-fed beef and breeding stock operation, and a market vegetable garden that distributes through a CSA, a farmers' market and a co-op. The farm also has honey bees, a small flock of laying hens and some fruit trees. There are 154 acres on the farm, which is not certified organic but has been following organic rules for 17 years. Housing and a partnership/income sharing arrangement is available. Contact: Paul Conklin, 218-467-3584, e-mail. (Added 5/8/17)

Farmland for Rent: Northeastern Ohio

Deborah Kingery has for rent .75 acres of tillable farmland in northeastern Ohio's Geauga County (Russell Township). The land is open with no shadowed or wet spots and it has not been sprayed for more than 20 years. There is a driveway adjacent to the land for vehicle or equipment use; a garage could possibly be made available for storage; no house is available. Contact: Deborah Kingery, e-mail, 440-759-2475. (Added 5/8/17)

Farmland for Rent: Twin Cities Region

Stan Mader has for rent 2.5 acres of tillable farmland in Minnesota's Hennepin County in the Twin Cities region (near Minnetrista). There is open ground with no shadowed or wet spots. Water for drinking is available, but would not be reasonable for irrigation. No house or outbuildings are available, but a garage could possibly be available. The price is negotiable. Contact: Stan Mader, e-mail, 651-768-3005, 952-212-7826. (Added 5/7/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Mai is seeking to rent .5-1 acre of tillable farmland in the Twin Cities, Minn., region (Cottage Grove area) during the 2017 growing season for a vegetable and pepper operation. No house is required. Contact: Mai, 651-315-0744, e-mail. (Added 5/4/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Robert Barbeau of Beautiful Beard Grain Farm is seeking to buy 24-240 acres of farmland in Minnesota. Land with a well, electricity, barn or warehouse, forest and proximity to rentable acres is preferred; no house is necessary. Barber wants to establish a farm operation before starting a nonprofit that will give housing access and on-site experience to long-term disabled and homeless people. He is seeking someone who would work out a land transition plan. Contact: Robert Barbeau, 612-219-1404, e-mail, 1924 Emerson Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55403. (Added 5/4/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Michigan

Rebecca Turner is seeking to rent 7 acres of farmland in Michigan and various other states. Land that is certified organic and has a barn, house, forest and natural spring is preferred. Contact: Rebecca Turner, 808-495-5674, e-mail. (Added 5/4/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Twin Cities Region

Huu Nguyen is seeking to rent 1 acre of tillable farmland in Washington County in the Twin Cities, Minn., region for vegetable and pepper production. No house is required. Contact: Huu Nguyen, 651-315-0744, e-mail. (Added 5/2/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: East-Central Kansas

Kathleen Robson is seeking to purchase 10+ acres of farmland in east-central Kansas' Franklin or Anderson County (or other counties in the region). Robson wants to start a sustainable aquaponics/ organic certified greenhouse operation. Contact: Kathleen Robson, e-mail. (Added 5/1/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Michigan

Jennifer is seeking to rent 1 acre of tillable farmland in southeastern Michigan, near Northville. Water and equipment rental are preferred. No house is required. Contact: Jennifer, 248-231-4667, e-mail. (Added 5/1/17)

Farmland for Rent: Southeastern Minnesota

Dan Hoffman has for rent 6.8 acres of farmland in southeastern Minnesota's Mower County (near Dexter). The land has not been sprayed for several years and tile drainage was recently installed every 40 feet. There is a shed and a house. Contact: Dan Hoffman, 507-421-7167. (Added 4/28/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Southeastern Minnesota

Brenna Mosser is seeking farm work experience in southeastern Minnesota. Mosser is a crew leader for the Conservation Corps, has worked harvesting grapes and has gardening experience. Mosser is particularly interested in gaining experience with wholesale vegetable production. Contact: Brenna Mosser, e-mail. (Added 4/28/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: North-Central Iowa

Adam Kahler is seeking to rent 1-300 acres of tillable farmland in north-central Iowa's Kossuth County. No house is required. Contact: Adam Kahler, 515-341-6035, e-mail. (Added 4/28/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota

Derek Silewski is seeking to purchase farmland in Minnesota. Land with a barn and a house is preferred. Contact: Derek Silewski, 701-520-0848. (Added 4/25/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: East-Central Minnesota

Jeremy is seeking to purchase 10-100 acres of tillable farmland in east-central Minnesota's Wright County. He and his family are currently raising hay and row crops near Buffalo, Minn., and would like to expand their small operation on a conservative basis. Contact: Jeremy, 763-442-4793. (Added 4/24/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Lorrie Ogren is seeking to purchase 1+ acres of farmland in Minnesota or Wisconsin in close proximity to the Twin Cities region. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has water and a house is preferred. Contact: Lorrie Ogren, 505-795-0468 (call or text), e-mail. (Added 4/24/17)

Seeking Farmer: Northeastern Minnesota

Kathleen Anderson is seeking a farmer to join her operation in northeastern Minnesota's St. Louis County (near Brimson). Currently .5 acre is under cultivation in vegetables, but more acreage could be added; there are several small greenhouses. Anderson does not use chemicals, but the land is not certified organic. No experience required. Housing, food and a small stipend available. Contact: Kathleen Anderson, 218-848-2442, e-mail. (Added 4/24/17)

Seeking Farmer: Twin Cities Region

Dorie Grimes is seeking a farmer to farm 4-5 tillable acres in Minnesota's Chisago County near the Twin Cities. The land has not been sprayed for at least five years. No housing is available. Contact: Dori Grimes, e-mail. (Added 4/24/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Wisconsin

Luke Tully is seeking to purchase 40-80 acres of farmland in Wisconsin. Land with pasture and a house is preferred. Contact: Luke Tully, e-mail. (Added 4/24/17)

Farmland for Sale: Northwestern Minnesota

Diane Webb has for sale a 30-acre berry, herb and vegetable farm in northwestern Minnesota's Otter Tail County. Ten acres is tillable and there are two season extension buildings: a 30 x 100 greenhouse and a 30 x 96 high tunnel. There is also a building that was erected as a storefront and it has a walk-in cooler, a three-compartment stainless steel sink and other amenities related to specialty crop farming. More information is here. Contact: Diane Webb, 218-640-3276. (Added 4/24/17)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Michigan

Tammy has for sale 118 acres of farmland in southwestern Michigan's Allegan County. The land consists of forest, a 5-inch drilled well and a 56 x 100 pole barn with started living quarters that have been spray foamed. The asking price is $9,000 per acre. Tammy, 616-405-1533. (Added 4/24/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Ohio

Mark Holland is seeking to purchase a minimum of 10 acres of farmland in southwestern Ohio. Land with pasture, barn and storage is preferred. No house is required. Fencing would be great, but is not a deal breaker. Contact: Mark Holland, e-mail. (Added 4/24/17)

Seeking Farmwork Experience: Twin Cities Region

Jordan Saiz is seeking farmwork experience in Minnesota's Twin Cities region. He has a bachelor's degree in environmental studies and works as an arborist. He has been educated in ag-related fields for about five years and is interested in getting experience with sustainable wholesale vegetable production. Contact: Jordan Saiz, 806-239-2090, e-mail. (Added 4/24/17)

Organic Farmland for Sale: Twin Cities Region

Knelly Dettinger has for sale a 10-acre certified organic farm in Minnesota's Dakota County near the Twin Cities. There is 80,000-square-feet of greenhouse space, 2 acres open tillable land, irrigation and a compliant septic system. There is also a packing shed facility, warehouse facility and a two-bedroom home. Across the road 116 acres of tillable organic land is also available. The asking price is $599,000. Contact: Knelly Dettinger, 507-272-0526, e-mail. (Added 4/21/17)

Organic Farmland for Sale: Twin Cities Region

Knelly Dettinger has for sale a 121-acre certified organic farm in Minnesota's Dakota County near the Twin Cities. There is an irrigation well, spray buffer plantings and a 5-acre homesite. With the exception of the 5-acre homesite, the land is in a permanent agricultural easement. There is a large pole shed for packing or machinery; there is no house. The asking price is $754,000. Contact: Knelly Dettinger, 507-272-0526. (Added 4/21/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: North-Central Ohio

Brock Goodman is seeking to rent 20 or more acres of tillable farmland in north-central Ohio (Morrow, Marion, Crawford or Delaware County). No house is necessary. Contact: Brock Goodman, 567-876-9035, e-mail. (Added 4/21/17)

Farmland for Sale: Western Minnesota

Tim and Karen Burdock have 10 acres of farmland for sale in western Minnesota's Big Stone County. The land has not been sprayed for several years and there is a small fenced pasture. The land is on an 80-acre shallow pond and about 30 additional pasture acres are available. There is a pole barn with electricity, as well as two garages, one with electricity. A house is available. The asking price is $100,000. Contact: Tim and Karen Burdock, 320-305-0970, e-mail. (Added 4/18/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Western Minnesota

Eric LaCanne is seeking to purchase 80 acres of farmland in western Minnesota's Renville County. His goal is to develop a no-till operation that utilizes no chemicals to control weeds. Land with pasture is preferred; no house is required. A contract for deed wold be a plus. Contact: Eric LaCanne, e-mail. (Added 4/18/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Twin Cities Region

Zoe Craig is seeking work experience on a farm within an hour's drive of Minneapolis, Minn. Craig has worked on several farms, and interned on the Women's Environmental Institute farm in North Branch, Minn. Craig currently works at Renewing the Countryside and Midwest Mountaineering. Craig is particularly interested in getting experience with wholesale vegetable production and orchard management, as well as berries and bees. Contact: Zoe Craig, 406-600-6628, e-mail. (Added 4/18/17)

Seeking Farmer: West-Central Illinois

Rebecca Fischer is seeking a farmer for her 10-acre operation in west-central Illinois's Hancock County. The farm does not use chemicals and Fischer has beehives and raises chickens. The farm has growing areas for fruits and vegetables. Fischer is seeking someone who knows how to grow food, tend chickens, mow grass and do general maintenance. The pay is a small food allowance and housing. Contact: Rebecca Fischer, 217-592-2383. (Added 4/18/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northeastern Ohio

Stephanie Kowalczyk is seeking to purchase 30-100 acres of farmland in northeastern Ohio. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has pasture and a house is preferred. Fencing and an outbuilding suitable for goats and sheep is also preferred. Contact: Stephanie Kowalczyk, e-mail. (Added 4/18/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northern Illinois

Sandy is seeking to purchase 1+ acres of farmland in northern Illinois (DeKalb, McHenry or Kane County). Land with fencing and a house is preferred. Contact: Sandy, e-mail. (Added 4/17/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southwestern Missouri

Britnie and Rusty Underwood are seeking to rent 50 acres of farmland in southwestern Missouri. A farm set up for dairying is required. Pastureland and a house are preferred. A barn for wintering and land that has been previously certified organic preferred, but not required. Contact: Britnie or Rusty Underwood, 903-513-8077, e-mail. (Added 4/14/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Western Michigan

Melissa Drenchen is seeking to purchase 10-20 or more acres of farmland in western Michigan. No house is required. Contact: Melissa Drenchen, 616-303-0108 (please leave a message). (Added 4/13/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Missouri

Camellia Rubottom is seeking to purchase 10 acres of farmland in southwestern Missouri (Springfield area). Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has forest, a water source and electricity is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Camellia Rubottom, e-mail. (Added 4/13/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Jeffrey Albert Wald is seeking to purchase 2-20 acres or more of farmland in the southeast region of Minnesota's Twin Cities (Cottage Grove, Afton or Hastings area). Mixed-use land is preferable, with some trees, pasture and cropland desired. At least one outbuilding would be preferred. A house is required, but it can be a fixer-upper. Contact: Jeffrey Albert Wald, 651-276-4583, e-mail. (Added 4/12/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Ohio

Claire is seeking to purchase or have a lifelong lease on 30-100 acres of farmland in Ohio. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has pasture, fencing, a barn and a house is preferred. Claire is looking to move within the next two years. Contact: Claire, 513-608-6585. (Added 4/7/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Twin Cities Region

Andy is seeking to purchase 5-20 acres of tillable farmland in the Twin Cities, Minn., region. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has access to water is preferred. No house is required. Contact: Andy, e-mail. (Added 4/5/17)

Farmland for Sale: Southeastern Minnesota

Linda Hutchinson has for sale 19.5 acres (12 tillable) in southeastern Minnesota's Dodge County. The land includes pasture, fencing and water, and has not been sprayed for several years. The house is a teardown. The property is located between Highways 30 and 56, between Rochester and Austin. The price is negotiable. Contact: Linda Hutchinson, e-mail, 651-214-1853. (Added 4/4/17)

Farmland for Rent: Northern Illinois

Robert Tang has for rent 5.5 tillable acres in northern Illinois's Dekalb County. The land has not been sprayed for several years and there is a 30 x 39 pole barn and a house available. The price range is $5,000-$8,000. Contact: Robert Tang, 630-881-6633, e-mail. (Added 4/4/17)

Farmland for Rent: Twin Cities Region

Andy has for rent 18 acres of tillable farmland in Rice County, near Minnesota's Twin Cities. The land is fertile and suitable for growing vegetables, fruits and flowers; there are no outbuildings or a house. It is near the town of Webster and has easy access to Interstate 35 (it is 40 minutes from Minneapolis/Saint Paul and 20 minutes from the southern suburbs). Contact: Andy, 612-504-9135 (text), farmland.rice@gmail.com. (Added 4/3/17)

Farmland for Rent: Twin Cities Region

Eric has for rent 5-10 acres of farmland in Chisago County, near Minnesota's Twin Cities. There is a tree nursery on the farm, which includes pasture. The soil ranges from sandy to peat. It has been spot-sprayed to control perennial weeds, but no other pesticides have been applied for over eight years. There is storage available, as well as water and electricity; no house is available. The rent fee is negotiable; Eric is open to ideas for the farm. Contact: Eric, 651-208-1473, e-mail. (Added 4/3/17)