Posts Tagged ‘ American Farmland Trust ’

Report: New England Should Develop Locally-Grown Food System

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By

A new report on sustainable agriculture policy recommends that New England build its own regional food system with locally-grown products.

American Farmland Trust names conservation scientist

Jan 27th, 2012 | By

Kip Kolesinskas, the state soil scientist for Connecticut and Rhode Island for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service from 1991 to 2011, has joined the New England office of the American Farmland Trust. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Farmland trust names conservation scientist | News from southeastern Connecticut.

UConn debuts farmland leasing guide

Oct 11th, 2011 | By

The University of Connecticut and the American Farmland Trust (AFT) assembled the guide as a resource for farmers and landowners in a state that they claim has the third highest farm real estate values in the nation. For more on this story, visit: UConn debuts farmland leasing guide | Hartford Business.

American Farmland Trust seeks Project Director for New England office in CT

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

American Farmland Trust (AFT) seeks an energetic self-starter to direct the Working Lands Alliance (WLA) in Connecticut. A diverse coalition of individuals and more than 200 businesses and organizations established in 2000 and dedicated to preserving Connecticut’s remaining working lands, WLA has raised over $50 million in public funding for farmland protection and successfully championed

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