Chef Craig Twohey describes the process of protecting his 49 acres in Phillipston as “a lot like marinating a steak. You’ve got to take the time to let it sit until it’s ready.”
What started as a meeting of neighbors in a barn at Diemand Farm is now an enormous farm conservation project involving an entire neighborhood in Wendell and Montague.
Find out more about AmeriCorps' nationwide impact, and join us to ask Congress to save federal AmeriCorps programs like our MassLIFT-AmeriCorps initiative.
Celebrate 30 years of local land conservation from 9am-3pm on February 11 at Mount Grace's Paul C. Dunn Woodland Preserve!
Mount Grace has protected more than 31,000 acres in the last 30 years! Projects completed this summer include Ben and Susie Feldman's 297-acre CR on land in Athol, Petersham, and Phillipston.
Athol High School students joined Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust's AmeriCorps team this June to install signs on the Trust’s new trail connecting Skyfields Arboretum to a trailhead on Route 32.
Mount Grace's new report, Food and Farming in the Quabbin Region, presents a road map to support the vision of local food, a strong farm economy, and sustaiable use of the land.
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.
To honor Senator Robert Wetmore’s passion for the outdoors and support for land conservation, Mount Grace is establishing The Senator Robert D. Wetmore, Sr. Memorial Fishing Hole on the Tully River.
Support land conservation and stewardship with Mount Grace's new coffee, Amazing Mount Grace! This NoCO2 blend is roasted by Dean's Beans and can be ordered through the Mount Grace website.
Activist Susan Sarandon urges support for Mount Grace, PLAN-NE, and the Mass Power Forward Coalition's work challenging the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have so many dedicated people help us protect our family farm and we are grateful to have such a supportive farming community around us" Olivia Pettengill
“We are proud to have this land protected forever for all generations to enjoy the quiet solitude and beauty"--Ralph Stoddard and Gloria Meuse.
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“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
Since 2006, when Erving voted to create a Town Forest, Mount Grace has worked with the Town to protect Poplar Mountain. Now, the Mountain is in the proposed route of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline.
Thanks to everyone in Royalston and around the Mount Grace region who helped protect the Eagle Reserve! (Photo by Jeff Blanchard)
The historic Gill property formerly owned by Clesson Blake and Ruth Cook has now been permanently protected with a conservation restriction donated to Mount Grace.
Mount Grace is currently seeking volunteers to help monitor properties and hiking trails in several towns, including Gill, Leverett, Northfield, Petersham, Royalston, Wendell, and Winchendon.
"We're pleased to be able to protect this land for future generations to use as we did: for exploration, bird and nature study, and for our father’s favorite—blueberry picking."--Ernie LeBlanc
Stop by the Gunnery Sergeant Jeffrey S. Ames Accessible Nature Trail in Northfield for a visit, or contact Mount Grace to volunteer!
AmeriCorps members from across the state volunteered to help Just Roots put the Greenfield Community Farm to bed for the winter and to spruce up Greenfield Energy Park.
Artist Bob Ellis's conservation legacy sustains Mount Grace and helps create a new farm to support a Wendell family.
Two half-term positions are now available for the 2017-18 TerraCorps Service Year, including a Regional Conservation Coordinator and a Service Learning Coordinator at two Massachusetts locations.
The $194,000 fundraising campaign to protect Westminster's Muddy Pond is now complete! Thanks to to all who helped make this new conservation area a reality!
Help Mount Grace partner with the North Quabbin Community Co-op to address the gaps in our local food system and keep our region’s farmers on the land.
Warren Facey’s lifelong dream for his family farm has been realized with the protection of 221 acres of land at Bree-Z-Knoll Farm as part of the Leyden Working Farms & Forests Conservation Partnership
Mount Grace has applied to renew its accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission—a national body that certifies trusts that meet national standards for protecting lands in perpetuity.
Warren Facey and Leigh Youngblood at Bree-Z-Knoll Farm, one of 11 properties involved in the 800-acre Leyden Landscape Partnership.
Mount Grace hosted Musicians Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards at our newly-protected Hidden Valley Conservation Area for the 2013 Massachusetts Walking Tour.
Winchendon’s Noonday Farm serves neighbors by providing free organic food to those in need and offering education programs in growing healthy food and sustainable living practices.
Local business leaders have joined with Mount Grace and other conservation and community groups to offer a detailed assessment of opportunities for sustainable investment in the Quabbin region.
Business leaders and members of conservation and community groups joined with Harvard Forest, the Highstead Foundation, and Mount Grace this summer to produce The Greater Quabbin Conservation…
Buy local food initiatives have taken hold across the nation. Urban, suburban and rural communities alike are responding to the option of securing access to fresher, tastier and more nutritious food.…