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Community Leaders

Do you want to keep your community’s farms in farming and promote farming opportunity?

Farmland access, transfer and tenure issues are critical to the future of farming in your community. Land availability and access are essential for local food security and to preserve your farming heritage.

If you’re a local or state official, a farm supporter or food advocate, we can help you address farmland issues in your town, region or state.  We can help you achieve your agricultural land use planning and policy objectives related to farmland access and tenure.

What you can do

Contact us with your questions.

We can help you …

  • Find information, resources and referrals.
  • Educate your community about farmland availability and farming opportunity.
  • Launch a planning project around agricultural land use.

Contact us to learn more.

Advisors and Educators

Do you work with farmers or farmland owners – and want to be more informed about land access issues?

We can help you learn about farmland access and connect with farmers and their other advisors. We work with educators, farm support organizations, lenders, attorneys and other private sector advisors, and agency personnel to improve networking, skills, and service delivery related to farmland access, tenure and transfer.

Connect with our network to gain ground for farmers in New England.

 What you can do

Contact us with your questions.

We can help you …

  • Train professionals on farmland access.
  • Plan and implement projects on farmland access, tenure and transfer.
  • Develop customized resources and educational events.

Contact us to learn more.

Supporters

Do you care about farmers, farmland conservation , working lands stewardship, agricultural heritage or local food security? Real progress on issues are fundamentally tied to addressing the farmland access challenge.  No farmland, no farms.

If you’re a consumer, business, foundation, or civic or advocacy group or that cares about farmers and farmland, learn more so you can make a difference. We have the information, innovation and inspiration to help you understand the connections between farmland access and the other food, farming, economic and environmental issues you care about.

Join with us to help gain ground for farmers. More farmland, more farmers.

What you can do

Contact us with your questions.

We can help you …

  • Link to and share our information and resources.
  • Raise awareness in your community with workshops or info sessions.
  • Educate your staff and volunteers about farmland access.

Contact us to learn more.