Land Owners Seeking Farmers/Partnerships (newest first):
6082 Landowner Seeking Farmer
2+ acres in Darnestown, partially forested, though was damaged by the Derecho 7 years ago. Clay loam suitable for floral crops – peonies, hydrangea, etc. Possible tree crops – persimmons, paw paws or ginseng. Owner would like most trees to remain as this is watershed, but is open to suggestions. Owner considering co-operative arrangement. Only ethical and serious folks need respond.
6079 Landowner Seeking Farmer
Looking for someone(s) interested in permaculture/ sustainable farming on a small scale- (3-5 acres). I’m just beginning to think about possibilities. I would like to support someone’s dream or build community or exchange for help with current workload. My interests are soil and edible forests. The farm is mostly quite hilly with one area of flat land bordering wetlands. The barn is in full use with rescue livestock and chickens.
6078 Landowner Seeking Farmer
Unique opportunity available for leasing approximately 140 acres at no initial cash cost. Interested only in farmer with demonstrated regenerative agriculture experience. Nonprofit owner’s goals include: farmer earning profits; documenting increases in carbon sequestration as well as any other soil changes e.g., water infiltration rates; educating County farmers and the public about results. A barn and a couple of outbuildings are potentially available for farm use. Land is on two sides of a rustic road. 90 acre portion is tilled, currently in commodities crops. 50 acre portion was also farmed conventionally, but all of it has been fallow for at least 2 years, some of it for as long as 12 years.
6077 Landowner Seeking Farmer
32 acres: electric fenced pasture: 2 pasture of 6 acres, one 8 acres and one 12 acres. All pastures have access to shelter/water. 12 acre pasture is fairly flat, suitable for planting, and can be accessed directly from Big Woods Road. The soil is Manor Chancery silt loam. Sheep/goats/horses/poultry- NO cows. Storage shed space and one horse stall.
6075 Landowner Seeking Farmer
Land for lease in Beallsville used for groups or individuals conscious of permaculture practices, environmental justice, education and spiritual growth. 1-4 acres, mixed and somewhat rocky (river stones) soil, grade 4 vegetable gardening, herbs and flowers, 3 acres on a hill with good drainage down to the creek. Lease terms flexible. Possible room to rent.
6072 Landowner Seeking Farmer
1.5-acre tract available for organic farming near Poolesville, MD currently in untreated lawn. Amenable to vegetables, fruit and possibly commodity crops. Small barn and produce cellar are available for storage.
6068 Landowner Seeking Farmer
For Lease – 1-30+ acres for a kind farmer who would be open to our family learning and helping some! Prefer mixed use of organic vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers. Open to livestock. Studio apartment available. Water and electric, barns, large garage, etc. Multi-year lease preferred. Open to your ideas and suggestions.
6062 Landowner Seeking Farmer
Koiner Farm, Montgomery County’s only urban farm, seeks part-time summer intern. This is a great opportunity for college or high school students interested in urban ag. Internship offers either stipend, college credit or SSL hours. Commitment is min 4 hours per week for 12 weeks. Koiner Farm is located in downtown Silver Spring.
6057 Landowner seeking Farmer
Land for lease just north of Brookeville: ~10 acres of wire-fenced pasture suitable for goats, sheep, or other small stock. Another 2-3 acres are N/NE sloping woods. No road frontage, private driveway. Well and piped spring on property, electricity, small sheep shed and a smaller second shed. Lease terms are flexible.
6052 Landowner Seeking Farmer/ Partner
The Farm at Our House, a certified organic mixed vegetable and small fruit farm, in Brookeville seeks an individual or couple interested in partnering with the current owners. The Farm manages 16 acres and grows on 6 acres on property owned by Our House Inc., an alternative juvenile justice residency facility. Our House residents work on the farm in addition to full time staff and summer interns. We attend 3 farmers markets, maintain a 100 member CSA and sell to a few restaurants in the area.
It is important that potential partners are interested in continuing to maintain organic certification and open to working with Our House trainees and Our House Inc. It is also important that future partner be willing to take on the responsibilities of a full-time field manager.
6049 Landowner Seeking Farmer
Land for lease in Gaithersburg. Approximately 10 acres of land divided into 2 large fields. Property consists of an old stone barn which could be converted into approximately 3-5 stalls and a small shed. Both fields are fenced. Property close to Damascus. There is a farm house on property but is not part of lease. Lease terms flexible. Gopher and deer problems make this a better setting for livestock than crops. Preference for equestrian use.
6024 Land Owner Seeking Farmer
Small, beautiful Etchison farm with good soil and drainage, access to large, seasoned compost piles & poultry/horse manure – available for Spring planting Now.
Two fenced paddocks with good water access for your crops and animals:
West paddock, a bit more than an acre, run-in stable with “bedroom” for our two billy goats, gently sloping towards the south to a creek that feeds the Patuxent a few miles away.East paddock, a bit less than one acre – the land rolls only a bit, but generally slopes south. It is surrounded by neighbor’s corn/soy fields. A separate fenced, c. 400 square feet veggie garden is also available and can easily be enlarged – tripled in size. The main fenced garden / lawns, now with two flowers & trees gardens, another 5 flower beds and one c. 100 s.f. strawberry & asparagus garden. There is room for other plantings on this c. 2.5 acres portion. 6024 expanded listing
6019 Farm Partnership
Supporter of locally-oriented, organic farming is looking for an experienced farmer-partner. I will buy the land and provide affordable terms for its use either to a farmer looking to establish a new organic farm operation, or a farmer who seeks to expand a successful existing operation.
6025 Land Owner Seeking Farmer
Burtonsville area: Owner of three farm parcels totaling 10-20 acres looking for farmer with small grazing animals. Two parcels are contiguous. Water is available, fencing would need to be installed. Barn and shared equipment is an option.