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working the hay fields

Community Supported Agriculture

Owns a 110-acre farm, farmed by local farmers with a 25-year rolling affordable land lease that was developed with assistance from Equity Trust. The previous…

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healthy food for low-income, urban and immigrant Providence residents

Healthy food for low-income, urban and immigrant residents

Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) was founded in 1981 to increase the availability of healthy food for low-income, urban and immigrant Providence residents. It has…

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Army Guy assisting at the community garden
Sandy Arnold

Protecting a Community Treasure

Located across from the high school and the regional YMCA, in an urbanizing portion of Saratoga Springs, New York, the Pitney Meadows Community Farm is…

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Community Guided Agricultural Land Protection

Nebraska Land Trust recognized an opportunity to launch an agriculturally based community conservation project that would serve more landowners and step up the pace of…

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Owns 35 gardens and leases two others

Urban garden movement

Works in 20 diverse neighborhoods within two New York City boroughs Owns 35 gardens and leases two others BQLT provides gardens with management support, garden…

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Urban Gardens–Growing Community and Food

The urban garden movement is steadily growing, with land trusts all across the country working with their communities to create places for gathering, growing and…

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family picking lettuce
Caleb Kenna

Providing Affordable Access to Land

The Vermont Land Trust’s Farmland Access Program is the link between beginning farmers ready to own their own land or current farmers looking to expand…

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faith organizations on the farm

Growing Food for the Hungry

In 2015, American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT) changed its program from “Community Supported Agriculture” to “Agriculture Supporting the Community” and donated 75% of the farm…

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farmers' market
Jacqueline Chirakian

Gardening Apprenticeship Program

This program equips student leaders and community members to facilitate a biweekly, farmers’ market-style, Free Food Distribution at the Fremont Wellness Center and Community Garden….

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local farmers

Advocates for land security for immigrant and beginning farmers

The Making Allies for Healthier Communities partnership promotes healthy communities by conserving quality farmland for local farmers to grow and sell fresh food to all…

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