Resilient Acres

122 acres

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Contact Name:

Michael Bennett

Property Location:

12987 Gar Hwy, Chardon, OH

The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:


Total acres available for agriculture:


Acres of forested land:


Acres of cropland or tillable land:


Acres of pasture:


Other open and/or non-farmable land:


Quality of land:

Ellsworth Silt Loam. No chemicals for the past 2 years. Substantial topographical variability.

Farm Information

Water sources present:


Water sources details:

Several wells. Rainwater cisterns.

Barns and sheds:


Farmer housing:


Farmer housing details:

3-5 bedroom house with kitchen and 1-2 bathrooms. The house can be easily separated into 2 separate units. 1 unit has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, living room and screened in porch. The other unit has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchenette, and living room, which could be used for short term farm workers / volunteers.

Equipment and machinery:


Equipment and machinery details:

1965 Ford 3000 in good condition with brush hog attachment. 2012 John Deere X320 lawn tractor in good condition with mower, poly dump cart, and snow blower attachments.

Farm infrastructure details:

1 barn with 5 stalls and 4 rotational grazing paddocks - currently housing goats, sheep, horses, chickens. 1 century barn with several stalls and milking area. In need of substantial repair and renovation.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for rent


Property for rent:

Short-term lease; Long-term Lease

Additional Information

Resilient Acres is a 122 acre regenerative farm focused on promoting human and environmental health. We are transitioning to a complex system of perennial polycultures and offer a variety of agritourism opportunities.   Read more on our website -