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National Agricultural Land Network

National Agricultural Land Network

To further strengthen the collective capacity of public agencies, planning entities, and land trusts working to protect agricultural land, AFT is launching the NALN.

Land Protection Projects

AFT is an agricultural land trust. We have permanently protected more than 200 properties totaling more than 73,000 acres using agriculture conservation easements.

The Love Fund

The Owen and Ellen Love Family Farmland Protection Fund helps Michigan communities and land trusts permanently protect farmland.

Farm Legacy

AFT’s national Farm Legacy initiative works to ensure that land remains in farming as it transitions to the next generation


Real stories about the challenges farmers face in their efforts to keep their land in agriculture, day to day and generation to generation.

Farms Under Threat

Farms Under Threat is AFT’s multi-year effort to produce the most comprehensive assessment ever undertaken of U.S. land use.

Saving Farmland, Growing Cities

Saving Farmland, Growing Cities is AFT’s program to protect California’s agricultural resources and the nation’s food system, while allowing smart development for the state’s housing needs.

Women for the Land

AFT helps women farmers and landowners protect their land and embrace conservation.