Protecting Farmland Archives - American Farmland Trust

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Regenerate Virginia

Regenerate Virginia

Regenerate Virginia outlines an action plan to tackle the issues of farmland loss and land access head-on. Proposing a suite of initiatives that would protect hundreds of thousands of irreplaceable agricultural acres over the next two decades, the plan aims to secure the foundation of farming—land—in the Commonwealth.

Grafton Solar

Agrivoltaic solar project in Grafton, MA in partnership with AES and Bluewave provides a living laboratory to help understand how solar energy and agriculture can co-exist productively on the same land.  

Agricultural Land Protection

AFT has worked in partnership with interested landowners in California and across the country to develop innovative agricultural easement projects. One regional area of focus is the San Joaquin Valley.

Wisconsin Farmland Protection Partnership Project

The Wisconsin Farmland Protection Partnership Project seeks to address the need for increased agricultural conservation easement funding in the state. The
Partnership plans to slow the loss of vital agricultural land by accelerating permanent land protection statewide.

California Agricultural Policy Priorities

Learn more about AFT’s policy recommendations for California to protect vital agricultural land, promote environmentally sound growing practices, and keep farmers on the land for generations.

Midwest Policy Priorities

AFT is dedicated to working with partners to find solutions to agricultural problems in a comprehensive and holistic manner in Midwest state policy.

New York Policy

AFT advocates to protect farmland, keep farmers on the land, and help farmers adopt sound farming practices in New York state policy.