Farms and ranches
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.
Located along U.S. Highway 50... Read more
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.
We... Read more
Montana's Haskill Basin provides nearly 75 percent of the water supply for the town of Whitefish, located near Glacier National Park. The basin's working forest has been harvested by F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Company for a hundred years, supporting a... Read more
In the 1600s, the Hayward family purchased 74 acres from Chief Massasoit of the Wampanoag native people; for nearly 300 years, generations of Haywards used the land to operate a dairy farm. After the family sold the property in the 1970s, it remained an... Read more
In the early 1970s, Bill and Rose Abbott started donating produce from Elmwood Farm in Hopkinton to hungry families in Worcester County. Over time, their work to increase access to fresh produce evolved into the Community Harvest Project, which in 2012... Read more