2014 Farmland Protection Grants Awarded

Posted May 21st, 2014 by maryalbro and filed in News & Announcements
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At its April meeting, The 1772 Foundation, partnering with the Land Trust Alliance, awarded $787,000 in grants to 17 land trusts protecting farmland within a 100-mile radius of Boston or New York City, the foodsheds of these cities.  Two more land trusts will receive funding when they have finalized purchase agreements.

In addition, The Livestock Conservancy and Seed Savers Exchange received grants of $50,000 and $29,900 respectively.

Land trust grantees are listed below.

GranteeFarmLocationAward
Buzzards Bay CoalitionDeNormandie FarmFairhaven & Mattapoisett, MA$50,000
Connecticut Farmland TrustWilliams FarmLebanon, CT$50,000
East Quabbin Land TrustKing FarmPetersham, MA$40,000
Franklin Land TrustPatten Hill, Perry & Wierzbowski FarmsShelburne & Colrain, MA$33,000
Great Works Regional Land TrustHilton & Parker FarmsNorth Berwick, ME$50,000
Heritage ConservancyLindtner FarmSpringfield Township, PA$45,000
Kestrel Land TrustAllard FarmHadley, MA$50,000
The Land Conservancy of New JerseyMunicipal FarmFrelinghuysen Township, NJ$50,000
Mount Grace Land Conservation TrustWingate FarmWinchester & Hinsdale, NH$50,000
New Jersey Conservation FoundationDeCasas FarmWhite & Harmony Townships, NJ$50,000
Peconic Land TrustKrupski FarmTown of Southold, NY$35,000
Scenic HudsonCopake Agricultural CenterCopake, NY$50,000
Southeast Land Trust of New HampshireBurley FarmEpping, NH$50,000
Sudbury Valley Trustees Golas & Rainville FarmsBerlin & Northborough, MA$50,000
The Nature ConservancyCrane FarmNorton, MA$50,000
The Trustees of ReservationsMoraine FarmBeverly, MA$50,000
Upper Valley Land TrustSprague FarmCornish, NH$34,000