Category: News

Disaster relief resources for farmers affected by recent flooding

The flooding and devastation that has hit so many of our farmers is overwhelming. Farmers suffered major crop loss, damages, and displaced or perished livestock. Many are just beginning to navigate the long road ahead. Some farmers were forced to face an end to a harvest season that had only just begun. Our hearts are […]

Refreshed & enhanced: See New England Farmland Finder’s new features!

We are thrilled to share that New England Farmland Finder (NEFF), the region’s largest farm link website, has been upgraded!  Along with a fresh look, you can now enjoy improved site navigation and enhanced functionality on mobile devices, allowing you to explore postings efficiently, effectively, and from anywhere. Translations are also part of the upgrade. […]

Obtenga más información sobre los métodos para acceder juntos a las tierras de cultivo

en inglés: Cooperative farming & accessing farmland together. Guide now available in Spanish! Muchos agricultores están explorando formas de cultivar juntos. La idea de estar con otros agricultores y compartir con ellos es muy atractiva. Hay un instinto humano básico de mantenerse a uno mismo y a su familia que se hace más posible o […]

Spanish resources for farmers looking for land

en español: Recursos en español para agricultores que buscan tierras. If you are a farmer looking for land to start, relocate or expand your operation, there are resources to guide your planning and search. If you are not yet farming, we recommend that you prepare and develop a plan before you begin searching for land.  […]

Growing a thriving local food system in the Granite State, a statewide gathering

On May 11, 2023 I attended New Hampshire Food Alliance’s (NHFA) 2023 Statewide Gathering in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The NHFA describes the Gathering as an opportunity that brings together individuals and organizations from across sectors who are “dedicated to growing a thriving and fair local food system that works for all in the Granite State: […]

Our Connecticut Field Agent advocates for Land Access Now in D.C.

In March, The National Young Farmer Coalition (NYFC) completed their largest D.C. farmer fly-in ever. As part of NYFC’s Land Advocacy Fellowship, Will O’Meara, our Connecticut Field Agent, was among 100+ farmers from across the country who led 159 meetings with members of congress and their staff to advocate for land access for the next […]

Learn important steps to acquiring your own farm

In early 2023, Land For Good’s popular interactive webinar series Acquiring Your Farm returned to support farmers in their farmland access journey. Farmland access is one of the biggest challenges for beginning farmers in particular. This series teaches farmers some of the most crucial skills they need to secure tenure on a piece of land, […]

Farm Aid grant to provide individualized land access & farm transfer advising services

In addition to Farm Aid’s work throughout the year to build a thriving family farm-centered system of agriculture, Farm Aid funds family farm and rural service organizations through an annual grant program. We thank Farm Aid for their continued support of Land For Good. We are proud to be one of many 2022 grant recipients […]

Make Your Land Available for Farming, free webinar & resources for landowners

Land is an essential element of farming, but most farmland in New England isn’t being farmed. As a landowner, when you make land available for farming you help secure a future for farming in your community. From a small vegetable plot to acreage for livestock, partnering with farmers to create productive and sustainable uses for […]

This winter! Opportunities to work on farm succession planning

Most farmers that we work with want their land to stay in agriculture, but very few have plans in place that articulate how the land, equipment, business, and other assets will be divided among the next generation or unrelated operator. Succession planning can present challenges, and each situation is unique. We have helped hundreds of farmers […]

Live webinar on accessing land to farm collectively

Access to land remains a top challenge for many farmers, especially new, young, or socially disadvantaged farmers. Farmers face common challenges and obstacles – appropriate land is hard to find and expensive to buy, renting land can seem insecure or feel like a risky investment, and farming can feel isolating. For these reasons and more, […]

Land is intertwined with all aspects of a farmer’s success

As a young, first-generation farmer in Litchfield County, Connecticut, I know firsthand that land is deeply intertwined with all aspects of farmers’ success, and it does not just impact farmers—land access is critical to the health and well-being of our environment, economy, and communities. During my tenure as a farmer, I have experienced a multitude […]

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