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Creating a New Market for Local Farms
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.
Curriculum Development Intern Position
Phenology Curriculum Development Intern – Spring/Summer 2015 Our MassLIFT-AmeriCorps program works to build public support and increase the pace of land protection in Massachusetts. The Service Learning Program goal is to engage local youth...
Family Helps Phillipston Town Forest Grow
Cindy Coppolino and her brother Kevin Schlicke helped their father's dream come true by protecting the family's land as the newest addition to the Phillipston Town Forest.
Family Protects Land in Three Towns for Moose, Moss, Gnomes
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.
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

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