Topic: Farmland Protection Tools
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.
The project goal is to support the ecological health of the Great Lakes while sustaining a viable agricultural economy and communities.
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.
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.
A gift to AFT of an avocado ranch pays tribute to California produce giant Sam Perricone.
AFT advocates to protect farmland, keep farmers on the land, and help farmers adopt sound farming practices in New York state policy.
AFT has embarked on a unique effort to map the agricultural and forested lands across the contiguous United States that help wildlife move daily and seasonally within their home ranges.
Planning is a public process to envision the future and help us prepare for future needs. This page highlights AFT’s leadership to advance Planning for Agriculture and provides valuable resources to support public policies to promote resilient food and farming systems.
Farms for the Future: A Skill-Building Workshop Series for Municipalities, Land Trusts, and Non-Profits to Support Farms and Farmers in northern New England.
Laura Jean Kreissl and her siblings donated their grandparents’ land to American Farmland Trust to honor their legacy.