COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR FARMERS AND CONSUMERS

Seeking farmland?

Check out land availability at Northeast Ag ExchangeNew England Farmland Finder, Land for Good, and National Young Farmers Coalition. Get tips on selecting the land tenure option that’s right for you at Farm Commons (1 and 2).

Seeking farmers to tend your land?

Use the succession planning resources at Land for Good, American Farmland Trust, and Farm Commons.

Have land you’d like to conserve or preserve as farmland?

These sources can help you out: Land Trust Alliance, American Farmland Trust, Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust (NEFOC), Community Preservation Coalition, or Trustees of Reservations.

Need a land assessment, or tips on maintaining land and soil health?

Find everything you need at UMass Amherst Agricultural Extension, National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Massachusetts Farm Service Agency (FSA), and Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR).

Experiencing land-related conflict?

Apply for our Business Assistance program, which can assist in conflict resolution. Rhode Island farmers can request mediation for conflict arising in lease crafting, land transfer, neighbor relations, and other agriculture-related issues through the Center for Mediation & Collaboration (CMCRI).

Curious about injustices in land ownership?

Check out the research and resources provided by Melissa Gordon, a Tufts graduate student, on racism in land ownership trends in Massachusetts.

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