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Aaron Englander

Teen Agriculture Crew (TAg Crew)

At Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) runs several agricultural programs for youth, teens and families. Teen Agriculture Crew (TAg Crew)…

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Farmers' Market
Carmille Garcia

Local Foods Coalitions

The land trust holds the easement on Rio Grande Farm Park, just four blocks from downtown Alamosa, accessible by trails along the Rio Grande. The…

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in the field
Ashley Bridge

Urban connections to farms

A local organic farm, not far from a small city where hunger is an issue, planted extra crops to help feed those in need. The…

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Two kids picking veggies

Five Tips for Addressing Food and Hunger

1. Brainstorm with individuals, community organizations, local businesses and agencies on how your land trust might be able to help. Share examples of what other…

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John Burgess Cultural Parade
John Burgess

Healthy Food, Healthy Communities

Programming includes the Farming for Health project, where community members share ideas on growing vegetables, herbs and medicinal plants to address health and healthy eating….

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17-plot community garden

Community Gardens for the Foodbank

Established a 17-plot community garden at the land trust’s office. Two elevated garden beds are designated for people with special needs or mobility challenges. Organizations…

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Quail Hill Farm

Community Supported Agriculture

Peconic Land Trust owns and operates Quail Hill Farm, one of the original Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms in the United States. Since its establishment…

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refugees in garden
Chris Fowler

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF)

The Conservancy was given the 269-acre J. Logan and Elinor Moore Irvin Nature Preserve as a bequest in 2007 with the provision that it not…

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Caleb Kenna

Farms for Farmers program

Equity Trust is a small nonprofit working with land trusts and community groups throughout the country on land access and affordability challenges. Their Farms for…

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Ian Christmann

Growing Entrepreneurs Program teaches farming and job skills

Community gardening provides neighbors with exercise, stress relief, a sense of well-being and opportunities for family time and learning new skills. The New Haven Land…

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