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: Minnesota or Wisconsin

Nicklaus Kenyon is seeking to rent 100+ acres of farmland in Minnesota or Wisconsin. Land with fencing and one or two outbuildings is preferred; no house is required. Contact: Nicklaus Kenyon, 507-458-5413. (Added 7/23/17)

Farmland for Sale: Southwestern Missouri

George McCoy has for sale 20 acres of farmland in southwestern Missouri (between Springfield and Branson). There is pasture and the land has not been sprayed for several years. The land is half tillable and half wooded, with a bottomland field. The original spring that was dug for the farm is still in place, and could possibly be put back into service if desired. There is a fenced area with young fruit trees and strawberries. There is a house, second home, an insulated 32 x 48 metal workshop/garage with concrete floor and electricity. There will be two greenhouses left on the property as well. McCoy is open to discussions about leaving other equipment as well. McCoy is willing to mentor a young farmer and help them get started. He has contacts with local grocery stores and has many years of running a CSA under his belt. The asking price is $247,000. Contact: George McCoy, 417-683-0022. (Added 7/21/17)

Seeking Farmer: Winsted, Minnesota

Joe Carlson is seeking a farmer for his Winsted, Minn., operation. Carlson's Orchard Bakery & Restaurant is a 200-acre operation with 20 acres producing fruit (3,500 apples trees). It is a seasonal orchard, bakery and restaurant; for more information, click here. The orchard component is heavily geared toward Honeycrisp and Haralson apples, with new plantings going forward. The orchard operation is geared toward IPM techniques and the non-apple acreage is being transitioned to organic. The operation has good equipment, facilities and revenue track record. Carlson is not looking to sell immediately, but would like to share revenues with the right person/couple. The season is from March 1-Nov. 25. The pay is $50,000-$60,000. Contact: Joe Carlson, 320-485-3704, e-mail. (Added 7/18/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southeastern Michigan

John Fischer is seeking to rent 10+ acres of farmland in southeastern Michigan. Land with forest is preferred; no house is required. Contact: John Fischer, 586-295-1378, e-mail. (Added 7/17/17)

Farmland for Sale: Twin Cities Region

Maika Vang has for sale 2 acres of farmland in Hennepin County in the Twin Cities, Minn., region (Rogers). No house is available. Contact: Maika Vang, 612-481-5681. (Added 7/16/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Northern Indiana

Natasha and Andy Britt are seeking to purchase 5+ acres of farmland in northern Indiana's St. Joseph County. Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. Fencing, water rights and irrigation would also be preferred. Contact: Natasha and Andy Britt, e-mail, 574-703-6925. (Added 7/15/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: South-Central Minnesota

Andrew Hanson-Pierre is seeking to purchase 20 acres of farmland in south-central Minnesota (Hutchinson-Litchfield area). Land with pasture and that has not been sprayed for several years is preferred. Outbuildings and an on-site well are preferred. A house would be ideal, but is not a necessity. Contact: Andrew Hanson-Pierre, 952-261-3312, e-mail. (Added 7/12/17)

Seeking Farm Work Experience: Minnesota

Michael Lindee of Columbia Heights, Minn., is seeking farm work experience. He lived on a crop farm in North Branch, Minn., for 12 years and knows how to take care of gardens and fields. An ideal situation would be to get experience on a farm while having living space for he, his wife and his son. Contact: Michael Lindee, 763-202-6813, e-mail. (Added 7/12/17)

Farmland for Sale: Western Wisconsin

Dori Eder has for sale 9 acres of farmland in western Wisconsin (near Menomonie). There are 4 acres tillable, which has been certified organic hay for six years. The land includes 2 acres fenced sheep pasture and 2 acres is in a wooded ravine. Mature trees include sugar maple, apple and cherry. There is a modern barn set up for sheep and pastured poultry. There is a three-bedroom house, a machine shed, a single garage and a chicken coop. There is a separate well and upgraded electricity for agriculture buildings. Polywire paddock fencing and livestock supplies are negotiable. The property will go on the market in August, but Eder would prefer to sell to a beginning farmer directly. She is willing to work with FSA or other financing. The asking price is $140,000. Contact: Dori Eder, e-mail. (Added 7/11/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Indiana

Luke Dougherty is seeking to purchase tillable farmland in Indiana; no house or outbuildings are required. Contact: Luke Dougherty, 317-946-3598, e-mail. (Added 7/11/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: North Dakota

Bob Crone is seeking to rent 15 acres of farmland in North Dakota. Land with pasture, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Bob Crone, e-mail. (Added 7/10/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southern Michigan

Brad and Shara Trierweiler are seeking to purchase 10+ acres of farmland in southern Michigan's Ingham County. Land that is organic or has not been sprayed for several years is preferred, but they are willing to transition it for the right price. Land with outbuildings would also be ideal. Contact: Brad and Shara Trierweiler, e-mail. (Added 7/8/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Iowa

Quent Vogel is seeking to rent 300 acres of tillable farmland in Iowa; no house is required. Contact: Quent Vogel, 319-327-0918, e-mail. (Added 7/8/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Wisconsin

Paul is seeking to purchase 60-180 acres of tillable farmland in southwestern Wisconsin. He would prefer land with no foreseeable development potential. No house or outbuildings are required; one building site would be good, but is not required. He can pay cash. Contact: Paul, 608-588-6365, e-mail. (Added 7/7/17)

Farmland for Rent: North-Central Minnesota

Kent Scheer has for rent 4 acres of farmland in north-central Minnesota's Wadena County. The land is across from a farmers' market and fronting on a U.S. highway inside the city limits of the town of Wadena. No house is available. It has never been sprayed in its history. Because of the distance from a metro area and the unique character of the land, what is needed is an individual with innovative ideas for an application (most likely to be a perennial fruit crop) which is low in upkeep. There are numerous other potential perks for the right party such as: forestry or horticulture mentoring, a site for a tiny home, assistance relocating to the community, association with creatives and the arts, and possible partial employment. See www.greenislandpreserve.com for more information. Contact: Kent Scheer, e-mail. (Added 7/6/17)

Vegetable Farm for Sale: Western Wisconsin

Kate Stout has for sale a 25-acre vegetable operation in western Wisconsin's Barron County (near Prairie Farm). The land has not been sprayed for over 25 years and could be certified organic. There are approximately 12 acres of open, flat and almost rock-free sandy loam soil. The farm operation includes older heated greenhouse with new LP heater, three hoop houses, packing shed space attached to barn with walk-in cooler, harvest tubs and a SS sink, etc. There is a barn with trolly barn cleaner and large manure shed that could also be used for machinery storage. Vegetable equipment includes water wheel transplanter, plastic mulch layer, potato harvester, John Deere flail mower, IH 80 pull-behind combine, Allis Chalmers 170 tractor (55 HP), tractor rototiller. Other buildings include older granary, tractor shed with three bays and room for combine, and tool shed. There is an updated farmhouse with two small bedrooms and an apartment upstairs that could be used as living space. There is an additional semi-attached 10 x 10 with loft living quarters for three seasons with electricity. There is a new well with capacity to run at least 600 feet of aluminum pipe with sprinklers (included in price). Depending on purchaser, Stout could offer a land contract to help new farmers with extensive experience get started. The asking price is $230,00 without equipment; $250,000 with equipment Contact: Kate Stout, 510-725-2298, e-mail. (Added 7/5/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Missouri

Lyn Ciampa is seeking to purchase 3+ acres of farmland in Missouri for an "organic micro-farm." Land with water, outbuildings and a house is preferred. Contact: Lyn Ciampa, 480-682-7468, e-mail. (Added 7/5/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Minnesota & Wisconsin

Derek Gruening is seeking to purchase 30-125 acres of farmland in Minnesota (Wright, Dakota, Chisago, Washington or Goodhue County) or Wisconsin (St. Croix, Pepin, Pierce, Richland or Sauk County). Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that includes pasture and a house is preferred. Water, electricity, fencing and outbuildings, including a greenhouse, would be a plus. Contact: Derek Gruening, e-mail. (Added 7/3/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Minnesota

Matthew Culling is seeking to rent 4 acres of farmland in Minnesota; no house is required. Contact: Matthew Culling, 512-820-0329. (Added 7/3/17)

Seeking Farmland to Rent: Southwestern Iowa

Josh Abel is seeking to rent tillable farmland in southwestern Iowa's Madison County; no house is required. Contact: Josh Abel, 515-783-5375, e-mail. (Added 7/3/17)

Seeking Farmland to Buy: Southwestern Ohio

Claire L. is seeking to purchase 20-100 acres of farmland in southwestern Ohio. Land that has not been sprayed for several years and that has pasture, a barn and a house is preferred. Contact: Claire L., e-mail. (Added 7/3/17)

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, 701-580-4872. (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)