Your unfair advantage is that you are young, motivated, passionate, strong person/couple who want nothing more than to farm in the local region.
This is irresistible to retiring farmers. You just need to make sure you are approaching the farmers who are being offered deals from investors/corporates. You need to tug on the heartstrings and see if you can get a vendor finance deal and offer the farmer to see their farm vision realised rather than take the money and run.
Here is a video discussing this idea in more detail