Land Link Directory

Nation-wide Listings

National Farm Transition Network: A national directory of state-based farm-link programs.

Center for Rural Affairs Land Link Service: CFRA’s free land-linking service for connecting retiring farmers with aspiring farmers to work out beneficial arrangements to transfer ownership.

FSA TIP-Net: The Farm Service Agency’s land link tool for retiring land-owners to be able to connect with beginning farmers.

Midwest Region

MOSES Land Link-Up: The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service has a free online service in an effort to connect those looking for farmland with those looking to rent or sell.

Minnesota FarmLink: A searchable tool to connect prospective farmers with retiring farmers. Farmers may post properties for sale or rent, on-farm opportunities, or even a profile of their farming experience.

LSP Seeking Farmers – Seeking Land Clearinghouse: An online listing, run by the Land Stewardship Project, for those seeking to rent or purchase land, and vice versa, in the Upper Midwest.

Iowa State University Farm On: An Iowa-based service for connecting beginning farmers to retiring farmers. Not just a list of locations, but provides services throughout the process. There is a fee for non-residents.

Sustainable Iowa Land Trust: The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust offers an informal list of SILT farms and farmers available for matching.

Practical Farmers of Iowa Find-A-Farmer: A free service that maps out existing land opportunities and allows beginning farmers to post their land needs. Requires a free registration.

Countryside Conservancy FarmLink: A listing of land opportunities in northeast Ohio. Requires a $10 registration.

Wisconsin Farm Center: A program of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, the Farm Center offers a Land Link program and other resources for beginning farmers.

Southwest Badger RC&D Grazing Broker: The Grazing Broker connects landowners with livestock producers in Southwest Wisconsin.​ Grazing Broker also offers grazing plan writing; guidance on rental contracts for grassland acres; assistance determining fair market value of grasslands; and workshops on whole farm planning, grazing management, and contract grazing.

Northeast Region

New England Farmland Finder: A free database for farmland seekers and property holders managed by a consortium of New England farm service providers and non-profits. Designed to make it easy for farm properties to be posted, and for farm seekers to search through them.

New England LandLink: Run by the New England Small Farm Institute, NELL is a web-based listing of farm properties in New England and New York. Requires a $10 annual fee to use.

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project Farmland Matching Service: NESFP provides resources for landowners working to develop leases, and also provides a matching service for connecting farmers and landowners in Massachusetts and surrounding areas.  From the main NESFP website, click “Farmland” on the top menu bar.

Maine FarmLink: A program of Maine Farmland Trust that helps connect people who are seeking farmland, with farmland owners who are looking to sell, lease or work out non-traditional tenure arrangements, based on their respective interests, needs and goals.

Connecticut FarmLink Program: A free website listing for registered farm owners and registered farm seekers in Connecticut, managed by the CT Department of Agriculture.
Vermont Farmland Access Program: A land link program from the Vermont Land Trust that works to connect aspiring farmers with landowners in the state.
New York Farm Link: A listing for retiring farmers to list land for sale or for seeking farm operation partners and managers. Requires a one-time $40 membership.
Catskills FarmLink: A free listing of farm opportunities is New York’s Catskills region.
Pennsylvania Farm Link: A map of farms for transition and other resources in PA. Requires a $75 membership for both landholders and seekers.
 Westchester Land Trust: The Westchester, NY land trust connects farmers looking for land with landowners looking to have their land worked.
Coumbia Land Conservancy: The Columbia, NY conservancy offers a farmer-landowner match program.  This land link program assist new farmers in acquiring land and helps landowners find good matches.
NC Farm Link: Co-developed by Center for Environmental Farming Systems, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, and WNC FarmLink, this program provides support fo farmland seekers and farmland owners. It is collaboratively managed and supported by a network of partners across the state.
WNC Farm Link: A partnership in Western North Carolina facilitating successful relationships between farmers looking for land to farm, and landowners aspiring to keep their farm and forest land in agriculture
South
Maryland FarmLINK: A program to help buyers and sellers of farmland.  FarmLINK also connects novice farmers with mentors, offers workshops, and distributes useful information.
Virginia Farm Link Program: A platform for connecting retiring farmers to beginning farmers. The program also offers transitional services and educational programs.
Northeast Georgia Farm / Farmer Match Program: An offering from the Athens Land Trust, this land link program works to connect under-served farmers with landowners in the region.
North Carolina FarmLink: A program connecting land seekers, land owners, and service providers in North Carolina.
Western North Carolina FarmLink: A partnership facilitating successful relationships between farmers looking for land to farm and landowners aspiring to keep their farm and forest land in agriculture.
PA Farmlink: Provides resources to Pennsylvania farmers regarding land access, including its”Planning the Future of Your Farm” workbook.
 
West
Friends of Family Farmers iFarm: Oregon’s FOFF maintains several databases: properties for sale or lease, open apprenticeships, and other resources for beginning farmers.
California FarmLink: A listing of farmland for sale in northern California. Also offers educational programming and financial assistance. There is a cost for browsing land listing.
Colorado LandLink: For the Upper Arkansas River Valley, a connection point between retiring farmers and ranchers and the next generation.
Central New Mexico LandLink: A clearinghouse for listing land opportunities, open jobs and apprenticeships, and for listing job and land seekers.
Land Link Montana: A database of land opportunities. Requires a $30 registration to get contact information for farms.
Washington Farm Link: A farmer/landowner matching service by the Cascade Harvest Coalition that also includes workshops and one-on-one assistance. Requires a $35 annual program fee.
PCC Land Trust: This Washington-based organization connects with both landowners and land-seekers, acting as a land link program.
Alaska FarmLink: Alaska FarmLink helps connect the next generation of farmers to landowners with available farmland to sell or lease in Alaska.