At LFG, we're busy spreading the word about our good work to support farmers, landowners and communities. And we're happy to share that Land For Good has been featured in or contributed to the following publications.
 
Our mission is to ensure the future of farming in New England by putting more farmers more securely on more land. So help us spread the word - and gain ground for farmers. Entire communities will benefit from increased farming opportunity, healthy lands, and a more secure food supply.

Let's keep working together and spread the word of Land For Good's mission and work with farmers, landowners and communities. 

Thank you for your support.


Lisa Luciani
Communications Coordinator
Land For Good
How To Link Land

Vermont's Local Banquet

 

This final installment of a 3-part series on how young farmers acquire land in Vermont features resources available at Land For Good and other programs that help aspiring farmers. In describing their farm journey, Jaska Bradeen and Katie Sullivan of Sheep and Pickle Farm in Brookfield, VT share the problems they faced, like many beginning farmers, when first looking for land. Read More 

 

 

  

Access to Farmland: A Systems Change Perspective

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development  

 

In a published contribution to the "land for food" special-topic issue, Kathy Ruhf, Executive Director of Land For Good, addresses the many players in the dialogue and innovation around how farms and farmland can optimally be accessed, held, and passed on. While the topic of farmers' access to farmland is not a new issue, contemporary conditions have made it an even greater challenge than in the past. Read the abstract or request a copy of the paper at info@landforgood.org.  

 

  

Study: Leasing local land an option for farmers 

North Adams Transcript

 

Working with Kathy Ruhf, Executive Director of Land For Good, students of Williams College put forth an in-depth survey to gauge landowners' interest in leasing land to prospective farmers. The group's mission was to find a way to make land in Berkshire County affordable for farmers. The group determined their findings were optimistic. Read More 

 

  

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How To Link To Land, Vermont's Local Banquet
Access to Farmland: A Systems Change Perspective, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
North Adams Transcript
Across the region
LFG staff are called upon to present in a variety of settings, from conference panels to workshops. The many places we've been recently across the region:

Farmland Access Info Night

North Conway, NH

Regional Conservation Partnership Network Gathering
Nashua, NH

Growing Local Food Economies & Protecting Farmland Conference
Albany, NY

Negotiation & Conflict Management Skills for Farmers & Landowners
Unity, ME

Winter Agricultural Commission Gathering
Shaker Village, MA

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