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Farm Conservation: Greenfield's Town Farm
"We all believe in a better future; and for anyone who has ever worked the land, one thing is for sure: growing a farm is the ultimate act of faith in a better future.”--Jay Lord
Farm Conservation: Protecting Murdock Farm
The Winchendon Springs Working Landscape Project, funded by Massachusetts’ new Landscape Partnership Grant, will permanently conserve 650 acres of land in Winchendon.
Farm Conservation: Red Fire Farm Comes to Montague’s Blue Meadow
"This is quite possibly a once in a lifetime chance to secure some of the best vegetable farm land in the world."--Red Fire Farm's Ryan Voiland
Farm Conservation: Tax Credit Helps Protect Royalston Land
“I’ve been concerned about protecting this land since moving here, and the tax credit helped cover some of the costs of conservation to make it possible to protect the land this year.” - Diane Lincoln
Farmers To Conserve 700 Acres in Wendell and Montague
Mount Grace has received a grant to protect 700 acres through the Mormon Hollow Working Lands Corridor Project—a partnership that will help nine landowners protect farms in Wendell and Montague.
Forever Wild in Northfield
“We chose to go ‘Forever Wild’ because we just wanted to get some old forest.”—Bill Copeland
Grant Helps Northfield Plan Accessible Trail
“We are so pleased to be able to protect this land, that we cherish, forever. The new trail will make it possible for people to come out here and bear witness to the beauty of the land--Nancy Ames
Grant to Help Neighbors Conserve Leyden's Last Dairy Farm
Warren Facey and Leigh Youngblood at Bree-Z-Knoll Farm, one of 11 properties involved in the 800-acre Leyden Landscape Partnership.
Green Cemetery Initiative Seeks Local Land
Leigh Youngblood and Carol Coan from Green Burial Massachusetts discussed the Green Burial Initiative on the Bill Newman show this month. Learn more!
Help Create the Region's First Nature Trail for all Ages and Abilities
Bill and Nancy Ames will protect their Northfield land as Alderbrook Meadows Sanctuary. Mount Grace is raising money to complete the project and create a wheelchair-accessible loop trail on the land.