Available to purchase is 103 acres of pasture ground with two well managed ponds. Includes a fully furnished 1-bedroom, 1.5-bath home and is on rural water. The owner purchased this ground in 1977 and has had it in pasture ever since.
Sustainable Iowa Land Trust is pleased to announce two opportunities for beginning and disadvantaged farmers in 2017 - in South Central Iowa and North East Iowa.
SILT farmers are expected to choose one of 5 third-party certified
Long-term, affordable lease available to eligible farmers after initial trial period.
22 acres available for sustainable food production near Garber, IA. Includes 10 acres in prairie for the last 15 years, suitable for transition to organic vegetable production, orchard, and/or grazing. Balance is in timber, mostly steep, with many downed trees for firewood. Good potential for agroforestry production in some areas.
Site includes a 60'x60' barn plus use of tractor and other equipment for the right tenant.
Rose Haven Farm
Low-cost lease on up to 25 acres near Corydon, IA. Ideal for fruit and vegetable production or livestock such as poultry, goats, rabbits, sheep or a small number of hogs. Includes good boundary fences, hydrants (on rural water), electric, one metal building approx. 60' x 30'. An individual or couple may live rent-free by pulling up an RV or mobile home and hooking up to water and electric on site seasonally.
Interested applicants should send a business plan, resume and references with proof of at least one year of recent on-farm experience to