ID
No.
County Town Description of Farmland Leasing, Farm Manager, or Farm Partnership Opportunities
1409 Atlantic Egg Harbor Twp.

116-acre property with approximately 50 acres available for farming (short or long-term lease). Has not been farmed for 2 years. Previously used to grow hay. No pesticides have ever been used. Farmer would need heavy duty equipment. Phone: 609-653-4810; Email: M12264975@aol.com; Fax: 609-266-2751. 8/14.

1051 Monmouth Freehold

5-acre newly built horse farm available for rent for ponies, horses, or livestock (not food production). Long-term lease available with no increase for 3 years; possible option to purchase later. Farm includes 8-matted stalls, 3 run-in sheds, 3 riding rings, large area for riding/jumping, pasture, hay loft, tack room, wash area, lighting, trail on property, and room for horse trailer. There is someone is on the premises 24/7. 200 acres of state land also across the street where you can ride. $800-$1600, or could be divided between two parties at $700/month - all utilities included. Bring your trailer and live on the farm for $700.00 per month.100% of money goes to my 501c3 Animal Rescue Group. Owner lives in house away from riding area. Phone: 732-995-0139; Email: njnyrealtor@aol.com. Updated 8/14.

1406 Monmouth Wall 23.6-acre farm for lease or lease with option to buy. About 15-20 acres are farmable, and the property has a main house, large stable, and pool house. Open to considering any income generating farming and/or equine operations. Phone: 732-277-8838; Email: pjiandani@gmail.com. 6/14
1398 Morris Long Valley Looking for caretaker/farmer to live in our 1BR 650 sq. ft. cottage in exchange for work approximately 20 hours a week. Work closely with our experienced farm manager/owner. Only sustainable methods used. Cottage has a small commercial type kitchen with 6 burner propane stove, dishwasher, large refrigerator and three bay sink. Livestock operation consists of raising only heritage breeds of cows, pigs, sheep, chicken, and turkeys. Opportunity to work closely with experienced livestock farmer. May have opportunity to sharecrop 1-2 acres of land for growing organic vegetables or participate in profit sharing in our meat operation for income. Great opportunity for the right person. Heritage Valley at Totten Family Farm. 442 Naughtright Rd., Long Valley, NJ 07853, www.heritagevalleynj.com. Phone: 908-850-0555; Email: ourjerseyfarm@aol.com.
1399 Middlesex North Brunswick Commercial greenhouses and nursery in North Brunswick, NJ is seeking new direction and management. This 2-acre property has served as a successful commercial vegetable and landscape plant production farm and garden center for decades. As of this year, the land and facilities are in need of a new farm manager interested in a long-term lease deal. Two 4500 sq. ft. glass greenhouses are equipped with benches, tools, materials, and heat. A 300 sq. ft. garden center and 3000 sq. ft trellised patio are attached. Additional hoop houses (4800 and 1900 sq. ft.) provide for additional growing space adjacent to the glass houses. Phone: 732-545-6361, h: 732-247-1424; Email: househandy23@aol.com. 3/14
1397 Cumberland Vineland 10-11 acres of farmland available for rent or lease in Vineland, NJ. Land had previously been farmed for vegetables and seeking new farmer for the land. As a condition of the lease/rental, the farm must be kept clear of weeds and other growth the may arise. Contact Joe Gold - Phone: 617-571-9888. Email: jgold@goldgroupmarketing.com. 2/14
1396 Somerset Bedminster Looking to partner with a vegetable and fruit farmer or hire a manager for our 93-acre farm (35 crop acres, 58 woodland acres). Email: briandlehman@yahoo.com. 2/14
1365  Morris Long Valley 

Totten Family Farm – “Heritage Valley” is seeking a partnership/sharecropping arrangement for an organic vegetable grower or new aquaponics business. We currently have two greenhouses, 20’ x 95’ under plastic, one with a new heater. Our vegetable garden available is 3-6 acres, heavily composted, sandy loam soils. Deep water artesian well and plenty of frost-free hydrants/electric are available to the garden area. Plenty of storage in various buildings. Small farm stand on busy road, next to elementary school, great visibility to the public. Extensive list of equipment, garden tools, refrigerated van, tractors, etc. may be available. Organic and sustainable methods used since 2005. Only 50 miles from NYC off Route 80. Great opportunity for organic vegetable grower or aquaponics business. Phone: 973-723-9320; Email: ourjerseyfarm@aol.com. Updated 2/14

1340 Ocean Manchester Up to 237 acres available for sale or lease. The property is mostly wooded including some valuable cedar and oak trees, other native plants, has some surface water, has sand roads throughout, and is centrally located between NYC and Philadelphia on Route 70. The property is not preserved but is deed restricted due to location in Pinelands Preservation Area. Permitted agricultural uses include berry agriculture, cultivation of native Pinelands species, forestry, and beekeeping. Two smaller adjacent parcels also available - 11 acres where agricultural housing is permitted and 3 acres designated Highway Development and could support farm market purposes or residential housing. Phone: 908-477-0291; Email: exit109re@gmail.com. Updated 2/14 
1394 Hunterdon Annadale

1-2 acres of open, tilled field with irrigation already installed available for long-term lease. Acreage is ideal for growing/selling adjacent to Rt. 22 East in Annandale. Adjoining parking area could be used to display wagon or other platform for selling goods directly to high volume traffic on Rt. 22, which has good visibility from acreage as well. Phone: 908-752-9644. 2/14

1393 Hunterdon Flemington

Small farm available for long-term lease. 7.25 acres (6+ acres pasture), excellent soil, suitable as small produce farm, raising livestock, and boarding horses. Currently farmland assessed as a horse breeding/boarding operation for over 25 years. Lease includes updated 3 BR/2 BA home, well-maintained outbuildings, and fencing; center aisle main barn with box stalls, foaling stall, hay loft, tack room, and wash stall; 2 additional barns with stalls and run-ins; 5-bay tractor barn; and a 70’x130’ outside riding arena with stone dust/sand footing. May consider lease-to-own for the right individual. Lease $3,400/month. Email: MAHF2014@aol.com. 1/14

1389 Burlington New Gretna

22-acre farm availalbe for lease or lease with option to purchase. The property is half crop acres and half woodland acres, and it has a possible house-share opportunity the farmer. Located in the Pinelands and bordering wetlands. Awesome food can be grown here, and can be used for organic farming and other small farm uses. Phone: 609-820-9071; Email: chickimick@verizon.net 12/13

1322 Morris Long Valley Seeking experienced farm manager to grow existing successful 30-member “Health CSA” to 150 members for 2014 season. The farm manager, who will be in charge of all farm operations, will collaborate with primary care MD to prevent and reverse illness using plant-based whole foods diet. MD is farm owner and will provide funding for capital expenditures. Farm is 342 preserved acres consisting of prime soils in Long Valley, 1-hour drive from NYC. Applicant should have extensive vegetable growing experience, some experience with grains and small fruits, basic construction skills, and good management competence. Farmer’s compensation consists of salary plus profit sharing and rent-free farm house. Please send letter of interest and resume to Ron Weiss, M.D. at noahweissmd@aol.com. Updated 12/13
1295 Cumberland Port Norris 96-acre farm available for lease or lease-purchase. 35 acres are cleared for farming with home (4 BR/ 2 BA). Excellent farm for growing crops and raising livestock. Email: linjimcha@yahoo.com. Updated 7/13
1378 Somerset Hillsborough Unique opportunity to write business plan for and become partner in a local farm/food business. The farm is 50 acres, 1 mile from the center of a commercial district in a town with a population of 35,000, and located in a picturesque setting off a primary arterial road. The property and buildings are zoned agricultural/commercial. Agricultural retail and restaurant opportunities are permitted. Owner seeks a partner to develop and build a farming operation consistent with skills and experience. Considerable farm equipment is available, including tractors and hay equipment. Affiliated with Carriage Farm, www.carriagefarm.com. Email: eclerico@clerico.biz. 6/13
1376 Ocean Waretown Small established vineyard available for short- or long-term lease or partnership. Approximately 3 acres of Vinifera grapes (Cab Sav, Cab Franc, Chard & Merlot) - about 1600 vines, approximately 5-13 years old. Drip irrigation to all vines, deer fencing, and spray and wine-making equipment available. Owner open to suggestions (e.g., lease, partnership) to keep vineyard alive. Phone: (609) 703-9101; Email: merc1934@aol.com. 4/13
1369 Cape May Rio Grande

12-acre farm property available for short-term lease. Our goal is have the land farmed using sustainable means (if practical) so it is useful for agriculture prior to eventual development. All we expect from the farmer, with reference to the land only, is adequate proof of insurance. We are not looking for compensation from the farmer. We are interested in leasing the land on a year-to-year basis with the guarantee that crops sown would remain until harvest in that season. We would grant permission for the farmer to sell from the land (farm-stand or similar) if he or she so chose. Phone: 610-668-0300; Email: peter@pennrealestategroup.com. 2/13

1367 Warren Washington

Looking for a farm manager/operator to help be responsible for and grow our farm business, an established 150-acre agritourism operation, http://www.horsesleighfarm.com/. We grow orchard fruits, vegetables, pumpkins, corn, and hay; raise cattle, horses, and small animals; and are open to different types of farm manager arrangements, full or part-time. We’re looking for someone with the following: an understanding of the crops and/or livestock we raise; can interact with people during the fall agritourism season; understands farm equipment and agriculture; is motivated, dependable, and responsible; and is a do-er and has a passion for farming and the outdoors. Phone: 908-246-3044; Email: HorseSleighFarm@aol.com. 2/13

1363 Somerset Griggstown

Farming opportunity in Somerset County between Rutgers University and Princeton University. Short or long term lease potential. Currently being used as a Christmas tree farm. Educational, nonprofit, or food bank operations a plus. Let’s discuss your ideas. Phone: 732-306-4265; Email: rst12345@hotmail.com. 11/12

1154a Burlington Chesterfield

10-acre equine farm available for lease. The farm consist of a renovated 1800’s farmhouse (3 BR, 2 BA), a barn with 6 matted box stalls, water, electric, wash stall, tack room, lighting, pastures and a run-in shed. The 10-acre equine farm for lease is a part of a greater 450-acre preserved farm. Phone: 610-420-4173; Email: BFLLC1@gmail.com. 11/12

1154b Burlington Chesterfield

Farm caretaker/handyman opportunity available – A part time position for a highly motivated couple that is energetic and willing to accept responsibility for the maintenance of the grounds and buildings on a 450-acre preserved farm. Must have experience in heavy & light farm equipment operation and maintenance. A house (3BR, 1BA) is available on the farm with this farming opportunity. Phone: 610-420-4173; Email: BFLLC1@gmail.com. 11/12

DEP-owned land for lease Various Various

The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is holding three regional auctions for farm leases on properties managed by its Division of Parks afnd Forestry and Division of Fish and Wildlife. Leases for 35 parcels are being auctioned, and the lease term for each parcel will be 5 years long, with an option to renew for another 5 years. Leases on Division of Fish and Wildlife land will require the tenant farmer to perform in-kind services in exchange for a reduction in rent. Leases on Division of Parks and Forestry land will not require in-kind services.

The auctions are open to all interested farmers. The dates and locations are:

  • Northern Auction:
    Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at 10:30 am
    At the Pequest Trout Hatchery, 605 Pequest Rd. Oxford, NJ 07863
  • Central Auction:
    Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at 10:00 am
    At the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area, One Eldridge Rd. Robbinsville, NJ 08691  
  • Southern Auction:
    Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at 10:00 am
    At the Salem County Extension Office, 51 Cheney Rd. Woodstown, NJ 08098

Read the lease announcement letter and visit DEP's farm lease auction webiste for more information and copies of the following documents:

  • Auction Rules
  • Bidder Registration Form
  • Authorization to Bid Form
  • Farm Lease Agreement
  • Specific parcel and soil maps
  • Minimum bids
1361 Mercer Lawrenceville Cherry Grove Farm offers an unusual opportunity for a highly-motivated person (or couple) with significant experience in dairy-based sustainable agriculture. Our historic farm produces acclaimed artisan cheeses and grass-fed meats. Website is www.cherrygrovefarm.org. We seek a farm manager with education and experience in dairy herd management; demonstrated supervisory and management experience; a friendly, outgoing, and inclusive manner; and creative passion for the production and marketing of local agricultural products. House available. Salary and benefits to be discussed. Email: smhhjr@ix.netcom.com. 10/12
1357 Warren Hackettstown 

45-acre designated farmland for short or long term lease. Farm Manager Opportunity. Good highway location with large busy farm stand. This is an excellent opportunity for a turn-key operation for a highly motivated farm manager to lease this property. Phone: 908-413-3342; Email: serendipity665@optonline.net. 8/12

1353 Monmouth Englishtown

10 acres of farmland and house available for short or long-term lease. Vegetables have been planted in previous years. Greenhouses and storage buildings available for use. Email: eleefarm@gmail.com. 8/12

1351 Morris Boonton

Approximately 45 acres designated farmland available for lease for organic farming. Can be broken up into smaller parcels. Currently sheep are grazing about 5 acres of the farm. Well can be drilled. Email: me6s@aol.com. 8/12

1350 Gloucester Williamstown

10-acre farm for lease with option to buy. Located at end of a single-street development, abutting Gloassboro Wildlife Preserve. Farm has a ranch house as well as a barn with stalls (needs repair). Phone: 609-685-6768; Email: richardj2365@comcast.net; Fax: 609-822-2898. 7/12

1344 Hunterdon Pittstown 38-acre farm available for long-term lease (this includes 15 crop acres, 10 pasture acres and 5 woodland acres). The farm is in the Wickecheoke Creek region, sits on the Croton plateau, and is in the shape off an L or a flag. There are 10+ acres currently in hay and room for more pasture or greenhouses. Phone: 908-237-9718; ggichan@hcrhs.k12.nj.us. 5/12 
1342 Morris Long Valley Land lease, farm manager, or partnership opportunity available on 50 acres of my preserved farm. Seeking experienced, self-motivated farmer with a desire to plant organic vegetable or raise organic chickens, sheep, goats, or even cows. Arrangement could include a profit-sharing arrangement with the agricultural production, and a base salary for part-time fix-up work around the farm. Would suit a farmer who is unable to buy his or her own land but wants to start his or her own business growing and selling produce in very good soils and in a wealthy, well-trafficked area. Less than one hour from NYC. Phone: 917-226-9292, 908-656-5618; Email: sean@syence.com. 5/12 
1339 Marlboro Monmouth 15-acre farm availalbe for short or long-term lease. The land has been planted in corn in the past, but we are open to any type of agriculture. Available now for planting in 2012. Phone: 732-319-5469; Email: syed.alizaidy@gmail.com. 4/12
1338 Camden Sicklerville 40-acre farm (35 acres tillable) available for short or long-term lease. Phone: 856-728-1984; Email: donandr8@verizon.net4/12
1335 Somerset Bridgewater Looking to rent out some of our pasture area (3.5 acres) on our 9-acre farm to a person looking to grow vegetables or a person who wants to use it for boarding two horses. Very private with fenced area. Phone: 908-625-7992. Email: barryszymanski@optimum.net.  4/12 
1332 Cumberland Millville We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 2years experience in vegetable production to serve as the farm manager for Brenmar Farms, a new 21-acre farm in the organic certififcation process. In this management/supervisor position, the farm manager will be responsible for training and managing field labor, food management, and record keeping. The ideal candidate would be able to start in March 2012. A driver’s license is required. Other duties/skills required include being responsible for tillage, soil fertilization, direct seeding, transplanting correlation, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation, accounting, and records for all activities/diseases. Email: Coachbrenda1111@gmail.com. 2/12 
1331 Burlington Chesterfield Paradise Farm is searching for a motivated farmer to become the farm manager for the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program we’re starting this year. The farm is a 210-acre preserved farm with some land in nursery, some land set aside for the CSA’s organic vegetable production, and a small vineyard. Our goal is for the CSA and vineyard to eventually encompass the entire farm and for the farm to become a top agritourism destination in the tri-state area. We are searching for an individual that insists on delivering excellence in organic vegetable production and shares our commitment to the land. Phone: 732-329-0999; Email: info@erichanderich.com; Fax: 732-329-0642. 1/12
1330 Somerset Bedminster I am a landowner of a 70-acre farm and am looking for a person with whom I can partner to maximize the potential of the property as a small farm. I am interested in creating a community-driven farm operation, including vegetable farming, small-scale dairy/cheese operations (goats or sheep), artisanal product production, and poultry. Ideally, a successful venture would allow me to start a farm to table operation including a pick-your own farmstand and cooking classes. I am flexible in structure. If the arrangement is successful, I am looking for a long0term partner. Email: rcasey06@gmail.com. 1/12
1321 Cumberland Fairton

I will soon own an 11.7-acre property (4 crop acres, 3 pasture acres) on the Conhansey River and am considering various options, including partnership and lease. The property has many opportunities, including winery, organic produce, aquaculture, and agritourism. There are two large houses, a 1736 historic house (10 BR) and a tenant house (3 BR). There is also is a boat house and ice house that could provide housing (1 BR) and several outbuildings. The property is surrounded by thousands of acres of preserved land. Contact me to express interest but recognize any proposal will require monetary equity along with sweat equity. Link to photos of the farm. Email: dbdvol@comcast.net11/11

1303 Atlantic Hammonton

3rd generation fruit and vegetable farm looking for a farm manager handling daily harvesting, packing, and field issues. Candidate needs to have some knowledge of fruit and vegetable production including apples, peaches, blueberries, zucchini, cucumbers, peppers, tomato, melons etc. Operation is predominantly to supply a large retail market and some supermarket accounts. We are open year-round but that can be optional for the candidate. Housing may be available for the farm manager (2 BR, 1 BA dwelling on property). Phone: 609-561-1142. 7/11

1301 Burlington Medford

3-5 acres available for short or long term lease. 40’ x 12’ barn available for storage. Will discuss price when contacted. Contact Pete Romanoli: Email: promanoli262@comcast.net. 6/11

1300 Monmouth Howell 15-acre horse farm with facilities for boarding, riding lessons, and training is available for lease. Facilities include a 20-stall horse barn, 10 paddocks, 1/2 mile jogging track, and open acreage. Farm has an artesian well, and tenant will be responsible for electric in barn.  Phone: 908-330-3932; Email: ziprothk@gmail.com. 5/11
  Middlesex Monroe, South Brunswick

The Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation is putting 2 parcels it owns out to bid (about 27 acres at Federal Rd. and Perrrineville Rd. in Monroe, and about 16 acres at the junction of Scotts Corner Rd. and Friendship Rd. in South Brunswick). Lease terms are for up to 10 years (5 year initial term with an additional 5 years upon mutually agreeable terms). Permitted crops only include soy beans, field corn, sweet corn, hay, warm season grasses and grain (oats, wheat, barley, rye). No other crops will be permitted. Potential lessee must possess in his or her own name a New Jersey Pesticide Applicator’s License, with a minimum of the Core Certification and 1A Certification for agricultural pest control for plants. Awards will only be made to individuals possessing current certifications. Bidders must submit a copy of their current license and certifications with the bid package. Failure to do so will result in immediate disqualification of the bid. Bids are due June 1, 2011. Please see the Middlesex County website for a full copy of the bid documents and instructions.

1167 Hunterdon Readington  Organic farmer wanted. I own a 370-acre farm (200 acres tillable) at an intersection on 202 South with car traffic of 40,000 vehicles/day. I’m in the process of obtaining approval for a 10,000 sq ft farm stand at this corner. This is about twice the size of an average Wawa. I’m looking for a farm manager who can turn my farm and surrounding leased property into a multi-faceted organic operation offering a full range of vegetables, livestock, dairy, eggs, etc. I’m not a farmer but I have the land and the capital necessary to make this dream a reality.  Phone: (973) 325-1300; Email: paulp@pvpassoc.com Updated 4/11
1291 Somerset Hillsborough

Duke Farms, a 2,700 acre farm, seeks individual farmers to farm its lands. About 150 acres are available for crop production, and 460 acres are available for grazing. The remainder of the property is wooded and/or public lands. Housing, barns, and farm equipment are available for use. Duke Farms will work with potential farmers to make needed upgrades and infrastructure enhancements. Organic sustainable farming practices will be accepted. http://www.dukefarms.org/Education/Agriculture-Programs/RFI/. Please email or fax your interest to Paul Smith: psmith@ddcf.org; fax: 908-547-3046. 2/11

1288 Hunterdon Flemington

25-acre farm available for lease or through a partnership to raise hay, vegetables, and meat animals. The farm sits along a stream bank and three structures: a 3-stall horse barn with wash stall and tack room; a 2-story barn, suitable for pigs, goats, hay, and potential apartment; and a 2-story equipment shed, used to store farm tractor, etc. The farm also has three large pastures, fenced with a new wood fence and hot wire, and two hay fields, suitable for a vegetable plot. One horse stall would also be available to the lessee or partner. Phone: 908-968-3360. Email: galebyrnes15@comcast.net. 1/11

SADC

Salem

Hunterdon

Carney's Point

West Amwell

The State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) was accepting bids for two-year agricultural leases (crops only) on the following farms:

  • Sassi Farm - 40 acres Carney’s Pt. Twp., Salem Co. Pennsville-Auburn Road (CR 551)
  • Case Farm -70 acres West Amwell Twp., Hunterdon Co. Old York Road (Route 179)

The leases will run through December 31, 2014. Bids were being accepted by the SADC until 4:45 p.m. on March 11, 2013, so the bid process is now closed. Bidding forms were available from the SADC. - Leased

1358 Hunterdon Flemington

Beginning farmer opportunity in Hunterdon County. Seeking sustainable grower interested in small-scale farm situation. This property has 4.5 acres total, with approximately 2 tillable acres available. Water, equipment garage, shed, and solar and rain collection system available, and ability to have farm stand on-site. Willing to help with up-front costs, fencing, other improvements, and work out a lease arrangement with no rent until you start to make money. Will also consider housing share for the right person/couple. Contact me and let’s talk. - Leased

1371 Hunterdon Lambertville

20-acre farm available for short or long-term lease. The property is located approximately 1 mile outside of Lambertville off of state highway 179, with Rt. 202 running behind the northern most property line. The farm has no frontage and is accessed by a private stone road. The land itself is well drained, and there are no swampy areas. Deer control is accomplished by one hunting club and a single long-term hunter when in season. Typical crops grown in the past have been corn, wheat, soybeans, sorghum and hay. -Leased

1370 Camden Waterford

Retiring farmer looking to lease 9-acre farm property. Open to different types of agriculture. - Leased

1362 Atlantic Mays Landing

Potential free lease, to "right" person/group, of 10+ acre farm; prefer organic produce or bee-keeping operation. Sandy soil, planted in past, located directly across from Estell Manor Park\Nature Center, needs mowing and clearing of overgrowth and debris. New well likely required. Property features 70 year-old structurally-sound Cape Cod 3 BR, 1 BA farmhouse habitable but in need of significant interior upgrades. Total parcel 12.9 acres. - Leased

--- Sussex Lafayette

Lafayette Township put out to bid the lease of two farm properties, a 50-acre parcel and a 33-acre parcel. The bids were due by March 25, 2013. See the township’s public notice and lease agreement for more information. 

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