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New Hampshire: Strategies & Tools for Making Farmland Available to Farmers
September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Affordable and secure access to land are significant barriers for the future of agriculture in northern New England. Land trusts, municipalities, and non-profit support organizations have a powerful roles to play in helping farmers find, access, and be successful on farmland. This workshop will help registrants better understand the needs of diverse farm seekers and provide examples of strategies and tools municipalities and land trusts can use to promote farm access in their communities—including examples of creative partnerships and models that promote greater equity.
Core speakers include: Shemariah Blum-Evitts- Land for Good’s Program Director, Stephanie Morningstar- Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust’s Director, Christine Hutchinson- member of NEFOC’s Board of Directors
State specific contributors: Cara Cargill- Land for Good’s New Hampshire Field Agent, Jeremy Lougee, Southeast Land Trust’s Conservation Project Manager & Farmland Coordinator, and Jameson Small, Program Manager of New American Sustainable Agriculture Project (NASAP) at ORIS/Fresh Start Farms .