Farms and ranches

History, hiking, pumpkins and two farmstead cheesemakers fill a foliage-painted weekend in the Upper Valley

The crowds were gone Tuesday from Frogtown Park and Farm. There were no speakers, no dignitaries, no poems recited or vegetables sold. All was quiet, except for a few visitors and the sound of wind rustling the trees atop one of the highest points in St.... Read more

Mattapan’s oldest building, a 200-year-old farmhouse, might soon see another harvest. Its barren grounds will transform into planting beds. The 2½-story wooden house will be restored to its 18th-century appearance.

A remnant of Mattapan's rural history is a former farm known as the Fowler Clark Epstein property, whose dilapidated structures date back to the 19th century.

More than 2,000 acres of the Sawtooth Mountain Ranch surround tributaries of the Uncompahgre River—which supplies drinking water to more than 76,000 people. The ranch provides key habitat for big game species including elk, mule deer and also provides... Read more

There are 2,600 vacant lots scattered throughout Boston—and they've got potential. The Trust for Public Land is working to transform unused, city-owned land into neighborhood farms that will create new job opportunities and provide residents with locally... Read more

There is an amazingly wondrous stone wall being erected along Route 106 on the Halifax/Plympton line, a wall that defines one of the best places to find local and organic produce on the South Shore: Billingsgate Farm...It’s hard to believe, but until... Read more

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that The Trust for Public Land—a leading national nonprofit land conservation organization—has acquired and received permit approval from the City of Boston to create the first urban farm in Boston allowed under the... Read more

More than 150 years of Colorado ranching history has been permanently protected announced The Trust for Public Land and the Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) today.

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.