Murdock Farm in central Massachusetts was almost 200 years old when the herd was sold and dairy operations ceased in 2001. Seven years later, the three senior Girouard brothers were ready to sell. The brothers shared a commitment to keeping the … Continue reading
Where to begin? My name is Helena (that’s me in green) and over the course the summer I’ve been interning with Land For Good working on aspects of farmer education curriculum. The capstone of this summer’s work was attending the … Continue reading →
Lancaster Farming wrote a nice article about co-director, Kathy Ruhf and I, and our vision for Land For Good. Please check it out at: www.lancasterfarming.com/node/2757
Check out this engaging and highly informative article about how we help with farm transfer planning: www.growingmagazine.com/article.php?id=4847
Follow the link www.langwaterfarm.com/2009/07/25/on-leases/ to read one client’s testimonial of our help with drafting and negotiating a secure long-term lease arrangement.
We started our nonprofit organization because we believe farming and land stewardship are vital to New England’s future. Our vision is of a regional landscape of vibrant working farms and forests that provide opportunities for people who derive their livelihoods … Continue reading →
For a farm to be sustainable, secure tenure is necessary. Building healthy topsoil, nurturing diverse plantations of annuals and perennials, and establishing reliable markets and supportive community relations all require long-term investments. In the US, the ideal for most farmers, … Continue reading →