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Need Land to Start or Expand Your Sustainable Farm?

Explore the options below, and click on the links for further information and examples of land access success.

Farm Incubators

If you’re a new farmer without access to farmland, The Land Connection’s new farm incubation opportunities may be right for you.  Established farmers in Central Illinois are ready to lease you land, and many also provide access to machinery, infrastructure, markets, and/or mentorship. Learn more here, and contact us to see if there’s an incubation opportunity near you.

Incubator Success Story: Read about Shea Belahi, our first farm incubatee here.


List your land, or the land you’d like to find, on The Land Connection’s online classifieds.  If your situation is urgent, send us an email, and we’ll also run your classifieds in The Weekly Harvest, our e-newsletter.

Classifieds Success Stories: Read about how the Ryders found their farming opportunity

To Buy or Not To Buy: Pros/Cons of Leasing/Purchasing

Individual Consulting and Coaching. If you need one-on-one assistance finding land, contact our staff for an initial free consultation.  If we both determine that it’s a good match, we’ll assist you on a fee-for-service basis.

Read about how Lucky Duck Farm found their farmland here.