How to Buy Farmland, Even If You Think You Can’t

Dream of starting a farm? Here’s a guide to what questions to ask and where to find reliable answers, plus resources to help you obtain a farm loan.

Map Out Your Land and Your Market
Star the locations of your off-farm job and the market where you plan to sell your farm’s products. Draw a circle around each star as wide as you’re able to commute, and look for land where the circles overlap. 
Illustration By Elayne Sears