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New Hampshire advancements in the local food system 

Exciting work happening with partners across the Granite State A food system is composed of many different moving parts. These include access to land, processing plants, distribution, markets, funding opportunities, policy work, food access, and more. New Hampshire has a strong conglomeration of organizations, business, and government agencies that have formed various network groups focused […]

Farm Aid Grant supports secure, equitable, affordable farmland access

Each year, as part of their work to build a thriving family farm-centered system of agriculture, Farm Aid awards grants to organizations serving family farms. We’re proud to be a 2023 grant recipient and critical partner in the movement to keep family farmers on the land. In December 2023, Farm Aid distributed more than $1.3 […]

Winter training series filling up fast

Over the winter months we look forward to connecting with farmers to help them on their road to finding farmland or transferring their farm with the following online and in-person training series. But these workshops are filling up fast – reserve your spot today! Learn how to acquire your own farm Finding, getting onto, and […]

New field staff helping bridge the gap between retiring farmers & new generation 

We are excited to introduce new staff that are helping farmer seekers on their path to acquiring farmland and retiring farmers with their transfer planning.  Kali Lucey, our new New Hampshire Field Agent. Kali joined the team in March 2023 as an Administrative Assistant. Her skills quickly proved valuable to the team, and she expanded […]

Proud to be part of a robust network of advisors making an impact for Vermont farmers

Congratulations to the 38 farm and forest businesses receiving advising services and nearly $900,000 in funding to support long-term viability and improve water quality from the Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program. As a program of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB), the Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program enhances the economic viability of […]

A new plain language guide on how to find, assess & secure farmland

en español: Una nueva guía en lenguaje sencillo sobre cómo encontrar, evaluar y obtener tierras de cultivo When looking for farmland to start or expand a farm business, there are lots of steps to find the right piece of land. Clarifying your vision and needs, exploring land tenure options, and conducting a land search are […]

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: […]

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