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New England

American Farmland Trust has been on the ground in New England since 1985 – working to expand support for farms and farmland from Maine to Rhode Island. It’s never been more important to protect New England's threatened farms and farmland.

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The Leopold Conservation Award

The Sand County Foundation presents the Leopold Conservation Award to private landowners in 20 states for extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation. Here in New England, they partner with American Farmland Trust and the New England Forestry Foundation to present the $10,000 award annually.

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Projects and Programs

Working Lands Alliance

Our Working Lands Alliance is the only organization of its kind in Connecticut, bringing a broad coalition of allies together to protect the Nutmeg State's most important resources – its farmers and its farmland.

Working Lands Alliance

Food, Farms, Fisheries and Forests Conference

At this conference, we will explore what immediate actions can be taken for New England to realize the three major challenges outlined in the “Planetary Health Diet." We will also be releasing findings from our "Farms Under Threat: New England" project.

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