2016 Farmland Protection Grants Awarded

Posted August 31st, 2016 by maryalbro and filed in News & Announcements
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At its August meeting, The 1772 Foundation, partnering with the Land Trust Alliance, awarded $1,000,000 in grants to seven land trusts protecting farmland within a 100-mile radius of Boston or New York City, the foodsheds of these cities.

Grants ranged in amount from $35,000 to the grant maximum award of $250,000.

Grantees are listed below.

GranteeFarmLocationAcreageAward
Buzzards Bay CoalitionCarvalho FarmFairhaven, MA62$100,000
Monadnock ConservancyWindyhurst FarmSwanzey, NH67$35,000
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust7 farmsMontague & Wendell, MA544$165,000
New Jersey Conservation FoundationHiggins PropertyEast Amwell Township, NJ152$150,000
Southeast Land Trust of New HampshireBodwell FarmKensington, NH322$150,000
The Nature Conservancy1 farmRI397$150,000
The Scenic Hudson Land TrustBreathe Deep FarmClaverack, NY401$250,000