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Troy: Dairy couple increases protections on riverside farmland. Read more.
 

Cesario familyCornwall: Family-run beef business doubles conserved acres. Read more.
 

Brownington: NEK dairy family buys former Perry farm. Read more.
 

SculpturesWoodstock: Local artist leaves conservation legacy. Read more.
 

Volunteers plant treesBerlin: Section of Dog River protected. Read more.
 

Chaput FarmTroy and Newport: Two families conserve farmland. Read more.
 

maple leafBakersfield: 2000+ acres sold and conserved. Read more.
 

Montpelier: Five students received VLT's Land Stewards Award. Read more.
 

Dorset quarryDorset: Historic quarries conserved, Owl's Head Town Forest expands. Read more.
 

Melanie and Pat HarrisonAddison: Dairy farmers conserve 400-plus acres. Read more.

 

 
 
 
 

Three Sisters Protect Family Land in Sharon

Linda Begiebing, Prudence Finn, and Charbra Jestin donated a conservation easement on 72 acres in Sharon. Located off Sugarhouse Road, this remote tract of forest was purchased by the sisters’ ancestor Isaac Simonds in 1822, and was later a sheep farm. Read more.

 

 


 

Meadow View farmWoodstock Farmland for Lease

The owners of Meadow View Farm in Woodstock and VLT are seeking a farmer interested in starting an agricultural business to apply to lease farmland along Pomfret Road in Woodstock. Learn more.

 

 


 

Historic barn and familyExperiencing the Land: 2015-16 Vermont Land Trust Annual Report

See our work over the past year through featured stories and photographs, or download the full report as a PDF! Read VLT's Annual Report.

 

 


 

CroplandNorris Berry Farm for Sale

VLT is seeking applications from dedicated farmers interested in this agricultural land in Monkton. Learn more.

 

 

 


 

River buffer plantingDairy Couple Helps Protect Missisquoi River Flood Resilience and Water Quality

Young dairy farmers Ben Moulton and Amanda Taylor worked with the Vermont Land Trust and the Department of Environmental Conservation to protect more than a mile of Missisquoi River frontage by selling conservation restrictions on 38 acres abutting the river. Read more.

 

 


 

Lake Seymour Farm for Sale

This 571-acre farm in Morgan is for sale as three parcels, which can be purchased separately or together. Learn more about the farmland and the application process here.

 

 

 


 

Historic ski lodge at Gilbert's HillGilbert's Hill Protected for Future Generations

Gilbert's Hill in Woodstock is now permanently protected for public recreation, historic preservation, and natural and scenic resources. The hill was the site of the first ski tow in America, which was powered by a Model T Ford engine in January of 1934. Read more.

 

 


 

Cesario familyLocal Grass-Fed Beef Business Doubles Acreage

Cheryl and Marc Cesario, farmers of Meeting Place Pastures in Cornwall, purchased 90 acres from their neighbor, Matt Bonner, who had conserved the land with the Vermont Land Trust in order to make it more affordable to the Cesarios. Read more.

 

 


 

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