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.
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
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.
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.
Thurston Conservation District’s South Sound FarmLink Program: Through our farmland leasing database, farmers looking for land have access to landowners with land for lease or purchase. Conservation District staff work with landowners and farmers to help create agreements and navigate partnerships in order to keep farmland in production. South Sound FarmLink also puts on regular educational workshops to help farmers establish their operation and landowners plan for the future of their property
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.