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Long pond viewWestmore: Nearly 3,000 acres of northern forestland conserved. Read more.

sand beachNewport: The Vermont Land Trust will purchase Bluffside Farm. Read more.

forestReading and Bridgewater: The Meccawe Club helped protect 600 acres of forestland. Read more.

Rupert: The Town of Rupert acquired 13.5 acres of open space with VLT's assistance. Read more.

Mountain bikeLyndon: VLT partnering with Kingdom Trails Association to save mountain biking trails. Read more.

fieldsCharlotte: Conservation helps Bean family purchase farmland. Read more.

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Vermont: Five students received the Land Steward Award from VLT. Read more.

Brattleboro: Farmer's Market moves ahead to improve site. Read more.

lineback cowAlbany: Sweet Rowen Farmstead Buys Land with VLT help. Read more.





Blythedale home farmPosted November 11, 2015

Blythedale Farm in Corinth for Sale 

Blythedale Farm, makers of award-winning cheese sold across the country, is seeking a highly qualified dairy farmer to purchase their business and two parcels of land. Learn more and apply here.




Posted November 2, 2015

Sidewinder Trail Saved; 133 Acres Protected in Lyndon

After a massive grassroots fundraising campaign, the Kingdom Trails Association purchased a 133-acre property in Lyndon and the Vermont Land Trust conserved it. The property is home to popular mountain biking and multi-use trails, including the well-known Sidewinder trail. Read more.




canoePosted October 29, 2015

Molly's Falls Pond to Become Vermont's Newest State Park

The people of Vermont will now forever have access to one of the state’s most popular and well-loved recreation areas in Central Vermont—the Molly’s Falls Pond property, known by many as the “Marshfield Reservoir”. Read more.




FarmsteadPosted October 29, 2015

Beauchesne Farm in Shaftsbury for Sale

This 154-acre farm is for sale to a committed farmer. The fenced fields have good soils, and the forest contains a sugarbush and rises to Buck's Cobble. Learn more to apply.




Long pond viewPosted October 20, 2015

Nearly 3,000 Acres of Forestland Protected in Westmore

After several decades of carefully stewarding a large tract of northern forest, Vincent and Louisa Dotoli worked with the Vermont Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy to permanently conserve 2,965 of acres of forestland surrounding Long Pond in Westmore. Read more.





Posted October 19, 2015

Vermont Land Trust Will Purchase Bluffside Farm

Newport’s Bluffside Farm will be the focus of a new farmland conservation and public access project. Based on a show of interest and support from the residents of the City of Newport, VLT has negotiated a Purchase and Sales contract for the 129-acre property. Read more.




Crow Hill FarmPosted October 15, 2015

Crow Hill Farm in Chester for Sale

The scenic Crow Hill Farm in the town of Chester is for sale to a farmer. This 263-acre farm has been well-maintained and its soils can become certified organic. Learn more about the farm and application process here.




ForestPosted October 14, 2015

Effort to Protect 600 Acres a Success

A large tract of forestland in the towns of Reading and Bridgewater was permanently conserved by the Meccawe Club. This 600-acre upland forest joins a 28,000-acre block of remote forestland in south-central Vermont that supports wildlife and biological diversity. Read more.



Chandler FarmPosted August 25, 2015

Chandler Pond Farm in Wheelock for Sale

VLT and the owner of Chandler Pond Farm are working together to provide a farmer or multiple farmers the opportunity to acquire this scenic 256-acre farm. Learn more about Chandler Pond Farm and the application process here.



Farm fields and farmsteadPosted August 20, 2015

Green Acres Farm in Randolph for Sale

This 93-acre farm is for sale through the Farmland Access Program. VLT is seeking a farmer who will operate a commercial farm business and contribute to the agricultural community. Learn more about Green Acres Farm and the application process here.



viewPosted August 20, 2015

Perry Farm for Sale in Brownington

VLT is working with the owners of Perry Farm in Brownington to provide a farmer with the opportunity to acquire this 134-acre farm. Learn more about Perry Farm and the application process here.



man on mountain bikePosted August 4, 2015

Fundraising Goal Met on Kingdom Trails Project!

Thanks to 750 people who donated $150,000, and a grant from the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board, the Kingdom Trails Association will be able to buy a 133-acre parcel that is home to some fantastic trails! Learn more about the project here.



Rupert fieldsPosted July 13, 2015

Rupert Acquires Open Space with Assistance from VLT

The Town of Rupert recently acquired 13.5 acres located in the village center along Route 153. Read more.



Mountain biking on Kingdom trailsPosted July 2, 2015

VLT and Kingdom Trails Trying to Save Lyndon Trails

The Kingdom Trails Association and VLT have launched a fundraising campaign to save a much-loved section of mountain biking trails in Lyndon. Read more.



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