Farms and ranches

A new wave of farming has just been made possible on the town’s historic Hayward Farm, with new owners Peter and Lynn Reading.

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.

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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.

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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

More than 3,000 acres of working forestlands in Haskill Basin near the City of Whitefish would be permanently protected under a plan announced today by The Trust for Public Land and the... 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

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. Because the property is situated along the... Read more

The concept of food self-sufficiency in Hawai'i is not new. Being the most isolated islands in the world, the people of ancient Hawai'i had no choice but to be self-sufficient, developing complex agricultural systems to feed themselves. Today, with much of... Read more

Central Colorado's Saguache Creek corridor has a rich history: once home to prehistoric peoples, it was also an important transportation route for the Ute Indians. The land has supported a ranching tradition since Spanish settlers migrated north from New... Read more