Farms and ranches

Albany Town Forest, New Hampshire

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.

Randolph Town Forest/Pond of Safety, NH

Established in 2001, the Randolph Community Forest contributes to local industry by allowing sustainable forestry practices and is much-used outdoor recreation area.

Troy / Stimson Lumber Co., Montana

Deep in the far northwest corner of Montana near the City of Troy sits 28,000 acres containing some of the state's best fisheries and wildlife habitat, and a highly productive working forest.

Turtle Bay, North Shore, Oahu

Forty-five minutes from Honolulu, a patchwork of small fields run from the Kamehameha Highway to the base of the mountains, where local farmers grow a bounty of delicious produce. 

Griggs Farm, Billerica, MA

Established in 1943, Griggs Farm was the place to go in Billerica for spring tomato plants or fall pumpkins. But by the 1990s the farm had been hemmed in by retail malls as the town's character grew more suburban.

With help from The Trust for Public Land, a scrappy group of volunteers pioneers a new way to support community agriculture.

Protecting the land and livelihood of the Nelson family, fifth generation ranchers in rural Washington.

Phillips Farm, Connecticut

An agricultural enclave in the southwest corner of Connecticut, the village of Southbury, and the surrounding countryside were author and columnist Gladys Taber's writerly muses. Stillmeadow, Taber’s beloved farm, was the "main character" in her popular column and later in more than 50 books set...

Kettle Ranch, Colorado

This spectacular valley in south-central Colorado is one of the last remaining places where ranching is still the main way of life. Since 2000, we have spearheaded an ambitious and collaborative program to preserve the beauty and way of life in the Wet Mountain Valley.

Marks Creek Riverwalk, NC

In late 2008, TPL worked with the Triangle Land Conservancy to purchase Riverwalk, 329 acres at the juncture of the Neuse River and Marks Creek.