Robie Farm in Piermont, New Hampshire, is a multigenerational family farm supplying milk, cheese, and meats to more than 50 restaurants and markets in New England. The 150-acre farm is a community icon and a vital link in the local food economy.
Sprucewood Forest is a key linkage to existing conservation lands. The wildlife habitat, scenic beauty, and recreational value of this property make the forest a conservation priority for the town of Durham.
The Town of Albany worked with The Trust for Public Land to create a 300-acre town forest on the eastern edge of the White Mountain National Forest.
Established in 2001, the Randolph Community Forest contributes to local industry by allowing sustainable forestry practices and is much-used outdoor recreation area.
Community forests are based on the principles of sustainable development and community-based natural resource management and promote community vitality and economic well-being.
New Hampshire residents cherish their forests, which often provide the economic base for small communities. In 2001, residents of Freedom, New Hampshire, organized to protect 2,660 acres of forest surrounding nearby Trout Pond, the largest tract of undeveloped land in the area.
Farmed for more than 50 years by the Ross family, Rossview Farm draws many loyal local and area visitors to its scenic
beauty and for the experience of buying fresh food and forest products
from the farm.
The residents of Meredith, New Hampshire have long considered Page Pond and its surrounding forest and wetlands an identifying feature of the community. So when the land came up for sale in 2007, volunteers lined up to help preserve it.
TPL has protected thousands of acres in the Mahoosuc region, which straddles the New Hampshire-Maine border, includes miles of the Appalachian Trail, supports wildlife, drinking water, and working timberlands, including locally owned community forests.
TPL worked with Hampton Falls, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance, and the Rockingham County Conservation District, and the USDA Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program to conserve New Hampshire's historic Raspberry Farm, named for a now defunct pick-your-own berries and farm stand, protecti