Current

Events

Our staff offer presentations and host workshops, trainings, and mixers across the region with local and regional partners.

What’s happening

Land Access for Beginning Farmers
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project’s Business Planning Course

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
6:00-8:15pm
Virtual

  • Presentation for beginning farmers in New Entry Sustainable Farming Project’s Business Planning Course. Deanna Levanti, Land For Good’s Southeastern New England Field Agent, will discuss areas of land access, tenure, leasing, and how to prepare for and conduct a farmland search. Interested in registering for a future farm business planning course? Visit New Entry Sustainable Farming Project.

Make Your Land Available For Farming
Thursdays, February 22, February 29, 2024

12:00pm-1:30pm
Virtual
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  • A two-part webinar series to help farmland owners – and their representatives – explore motivations, strategies, and mechanics for making any amount of land available to a farmer. The goal of this series is to help farmland owners feel empowered and prepared to share their land as an important piece of the crucial farmland base in New England. Hosted by the New England Farm Link Collaborative, a partnership of farm link programs and land access services in New England that provide a variety of farmland access support services, including Connecticut FarmLink, Maine FarmLink, Vermont Land Link, and Land For Good.

Farm Succession Planning: Why It’s Important and How to Get Started
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
9:00am-5:00pm
Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie, NY
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  • An all-day free workshop senior generation farmers – with or without identified successors – to familiarize farms with the personnel, legal, financial and management problems that can be addressed through farm succession planning; and to prepare farms to assess their own situation and begin the process. Will O’Meara, Land For Good’s Connecticut Field Agent, will facilitate. Farms are encouraged to send 2 people per farm because it makes for better follow-up and post-workshop conversation and planning. Co-hosted by Land For Good and Red Tomato.

Connecticut Christmas Tree Growers Association’s Annual Meeting
Saturday, March 2nd, 2024

9:00am-1:00pm
Snow Elementary School, Middletown, CT

  • Presentation that will describe the seven key components of a farm succession plan ranging from management transfer to retirement to family communication. Attendees will leave understanding these components and how they might apply to their own farm situation. We will discuss strategies for identifying a successor for farms operating without an heir, strategies for success, and how to build a team of advisors that can turn your succession plan into a reality. Will O’Meara, Land For Good’s Connecticut Field Agent, will present. Follow up technical assistance will be available to all who attend.

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PO Box 625
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
Phone: 603-357-1600