What’s at stake when we pave over, fragment, and otherwise fail to halt the devastation that farmland development can cause on our food system?
“When the land does well for its owner, and the owner does well by the land–when both end up better by the reason of their partnership–then we have conservation. When one or the other grows poorer, either in substance, or in character, or in responsiveness to sun, wind and rain, then we have something else, […]
AFT has selected its first group of certified Land Access Trainers from the Farms for the Next Generation initiative.
Farmers have long been stewards of the land, quite often serving as its most steadfast guardian, and the benefits of farmland conservation are numerous.
A leading brand of bacon, sausage, and ham, is proud to partner with the National FFA to support the future of agriculture. With every Farmland item purchased now through September 30, Farmland will donate $0.10 to FFA, up to $75,000. “Since 1959, Farmland has been partnering with local American farmers to provide our loyal consumers […]
The National Young Farmers Coalition, together with its five New York chapters, New York Farm Bureau, American Farmland Trust, and land trusts from around the state, celebrates Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing the Working Farm Protection Act into law. The Act recently passed the New York State Legislature unanimously with support from lead sponsors Assemblymember […]