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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.
Flipping the Switch to Renewable Energy
Mount Grace and Quabbin Harvest have contributed to the sustainability of the North Quabbin and beyond by providing community members with fresh food and supporting local farms with a robust local market for their produce. The partnership began...
Forever Wild in Northfield
“We chose to go ‘Forever Wild’ because we just wanted to get some old forest.”—Bill Copeland
Friends & Neighbors Help Protect Hunting Farm
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.
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