Leasing

Caretaker Farm
Caretaker Farm
Don Zasada and Bridget Spann met in Chile while volunteering in a rural village. After living in Boston, the two wanted to move away from the city and find a long-term farming situation.
Diggers’ Mirth
Diggers’ Mirth
Diggers’ Mirth is an 11-acre collaborative farm located on the Intervale, a farm incubator in Vermont. The incubator aims to remove start-up barriers that challenge new farmers, such as access to land and training.
Greenfield Berry Farm
Greenfield Berry Farm
Daniel Greenfield became a farmer because of his love of nature. “That’s where it all stems from,” he explains. Daniel and his wife Michele partnered with a national park to create a pick-your-own berry farm.
Growing Veterans
Growing Veterans
Civilian volunteers and veterans work alongside each other to grow organic produce to sell at a Seattle hospital farmer’s market. Growing Veterans aims to empower veterans through sustainable agriculture.
Higher Ground Rooftop Farm
Higher Ground Rooftop Farm
When John Stoddard started looking into urban farming, he decided that a rooftop was the right spot. Crowdfunding and a carefully negotiated lease helped him reach his goal.
Hillen Homestead
Hillen Homestead
Maya Kosok has been farming her two plots of city-owned land for several years through the Baltimore Adopt-A-Lot program, and is in the process of signing a five-year lease agreement.
Hmong American Farmers Association
Hmong American Farmers Association
The Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) helps build community assets by managing an incubator farm that leases land to Hmong American farmers.
Natick Community Organic Farm
Natick Community Organic Farm
The Natick Community Organic Farm (NCOF) in Natick, Massachusetts, has been operating successfully on 27 acres of town-owned land for more than 40 years.
Say Hay Farm
Say Hay Farm
Chris Hay runs an organic mixed vegetable and poultry farm that supports CSAs in the Sacramento Valley and San Francisco Bay Area and sells to farmers markets, independent grocers, and restaurants.
Sunbow Farm
Sunbow Farm
New farmers Yadira Ruiz and Nate Johnson agree that a major benefit of their gradual farm transfer agreement is stepping into a successful 40-year organic farming business.