2015 Farmland Grants Awarded
At its April meeting, The 1772 Foundation, partnering with the Land Trust Alliance, awarded $975,000 in grants to seven land trusts protecting farmland within a 100-mile radius of Boston or New York City, the foodsheds of these cities.
This year, the maximum grant amount was raised to $250,000 from $50,000. Grants ranged from $10,000 to the maximum amount.
Grantees are listed below.
|Connecticut Farmland Trust||Gunther Farm||Tolland and Vernon, CT||$150,000|
|East Quabbin Land Trust||Gaudreau Farm||New Braintree, MA||$50,000|
|Kestrel Land Trust||Dickinson Property||Granby, MA||$250,000|
|Monadnock Conservancy||Lund Property||Walpole, NH||$10,000|
|Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust||Sugarbush Farm||Wendell, MA||$175,000|
|Scenic Hudson Land Trust||Walt's Dairy, LLC||Copake, NY||$250,000|
|Tiverton Land Trust||Wingover Farm||Tiverton, RI||$90,000|