Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm

The Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm offers land, education, infrastructure, and mentorship to beginning farmers. By eliminating some of the biggest barriers beginning farmers face, we make it possible for them to explore a career in agriculture with little financial risk or up-front capital investment. Farmers are able to build their capacity, develop a farm business, and contribute to a thriving local food system.

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Launched in 2017, the collaborative farm currently consists of 4 acres in annual vegetable production and cover crops, with a long-term goal of expanding our services to train farmers in perennial production, livestock, and grazing. All production on Sinsinawa land is certified organic through the Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA).

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We offer farmers:

  • • Certified organic land (individual plots 1/8 to 1/2 acre)
  • • Cold storage
  • • Irrigation
  • • Equipment
  • • Wash /pack shed
  • • Classes and workshops
  • • Mentorship


  • • Less than 10 years farming experience
  • • Collaborative and community-minded
  • • Willingness to farm organically
  • • Commitment to good land stewardship
  • • Openness to learning and sharing with peers

For more information, contact Laurana Snyder or 608-748-4411

This project is made possible by the generosity of the following sponsors:

  • • The Ray & Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust
  • • Mercy Community Benefit Ministry Fund
  • • Quadracci Family Foundation

If you would like to support this venture, please contact Barbara Brandt Interim Director of Philanthropy 608-748-4411, ext. 273

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