2015 Farmland Grants Awarded

Posted May 18th, 2015 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 $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 TrustGunther FarmTolland and Vernon, CT$150,000
East Quabbin Land TrustGaudreau FarmNew Braintree, MA$50,000
Kestrel Land TrustDickinson PropertyGranby, MA$250,000
Monadnock ConservancyLund PropertyWalpole, NH$10,000
Mount Grace Land Conservation TrustSugarbush FarmWendell, MA$175,000
Scenic Hudson Land TrustWalt's Dairy, LLCCopake, NY$250,000
Tiverton Land TrustWingover FarmTiverton, RI$90,000