Advancing Farmland Protection & Land Access Efforts
American Farmland Trust works with land trusts, local organizations, state agencies, and communities to further farmland protection and enhance land access efforts across Berkshire County. This includes technical assistance to land trusts and towns, coordinating funding proposals with local partners, and providing direct support to individual farmers.
We are working on:
- Technical Assistance to Land Trusts and Communities
- Farmer Education & Outreach
- Direct Financial Support to Farmers
- Coordinating Partners to Advance Farm Protection & Increase Land Access
AFT is currently in the process of launching a local network of agricultural service providers to advance and enhance permanent farmland conservation and affordable and equitable farmland access across Berkshire County.