Farmland ConneCTions

Created with SARE support
American Farmland Trust, the University of Connecticut, multiple contributors | 2011 | 24 pages

Land is an essential element of farming, and, after a century of significant farmland loss around the region, access to affordable, productive farmland is one of the greatest challenges that farmers face. Farmland owned by towns, institutions and land trusts represents an important source of land for farmers and for local food production.This guide was developed for Connecticut, but will have wider application around the Northeast.

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.