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holsteinsJohnson: 199 acres and Gihon River access protected in Johnson.  VLT has sold the former Hooper Farm to the Rankin and Jones families. Read more.

 

White RiverBethel: 89 acres conserved in Bethel.  Property includes important frontage on the Third Branch of the White River. Read more.

 

lake in forestWorcester and Elmore: 6,000 acres of forestland in Worcester Woods will be conserved. Read more.

 

creek in forestBristol: Baldwin Creek Health Protected with a river corridor easement. Read more.

 

vegetablesWestminster: Paul Harlow conserved his farm with the Vermont Land Trust. Read more.

 

Trent and Abby RoleauBristol: The first phase of Bristol Gateway Conservation Project has been completed. Read more.

 

Bunker farmersDummerston: Fundraising goal met for Bunker Farm. Read more.

 

Christmas trees at Elysian Hills FarmDummerston: New owners announced for the historic Elysian Hills Farm. Read more.

 

Joan and George WeirGuilford: 287 acre forestland parcel conserved. Read more.

 

Hughes-Muse familyPawlet: Sweet potato farm finds new home.  Read more.

 

Pete JohnsonCraftsbury: Former Ryan farm conserved by Pete's Greens.  Read more.

 

vernal poolJamaica: Forestland protected near Jamaica State Park.  Read more.

 

 

What's New

HolsteinsPosted July 23, 2014

Farmland in Johnson Sold to Two Dairies

The Vermont Land Trust has sold the former Hooper Farm to the Rankin and Jones families. In addition to protecting the property from development, the conservation easement guarantees public access to the Gihon River.  Learn more.

 


man walking in woodsPosted July 23, 2014

Conserved Woodland for Sale

The Vermont Land Trust is selling 215 acres of woodland in Rochester. The property is being sold subject to a conservation easement that allows one camp. Learn more.

 


Middletown Farm fields

Posted July 18, 2014

Londonderry Dairy Farm Available for Lease

The Vermont Land Trust and the owners of Middletown Farm are searching for a highly qualifed dairy farmer to lease the property.  The farm includes 60 acres of usable cropland and pasture.  Learn more.

 


White River

Posted July 2, 2014

Bethel Landowner Protects River and Adjoining Land

Vermont Land Trust and Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Work with Landowner to Protect Floodplain and Aquatic Habitat in Third Branch of White River. Learn more.

 


lake in forest

Posted June 6, 2014

VLT to Purchase 6,000 acres of Worcester Woods

People who live near the Worcester Woods know firsthand that their forests are rich in wildlife, are important for the local economy and offer incredible scenic beauty. This summer, the Vermont Land Trust (VLT) will purchase 6,000 acres of forestland that has been owned by the Deer Lake Timber company for more than 60 years. Learn more.

 


creek in forest

Posted June 5, 2014

Baldwin Creek Health Protected in Bristol

Baldwin Creek tumbles down from the Starksboro hills and flows through a narrow valley of farmland before joining the New Haven River. In an effort to maintain the health of Baldwin Creek and to provide an important floodplain that will protect the Village of Bristol from flooding, VLT collaborated with Vermont Agency of Natural Resources DEC. Learn more.

 


vegetables

Posted June 2, 2014

Well Known Organic Vegetable Farm Conserved

Paul Harlow of Harlow Farm conserved his Westminster farm with the Vermont Land Trust.  Purchased by Paul's grandfather in 1918, the farm remained a dairy operation until switching to vegetables in 1968. Learn more.

 


field and silosPosted May 2, 2014

Farm for Sale

We are selling a 192-acre farm as part of our Farmland Access Program. The farm is located in Waltham and New Haven and includes 165 acres of organically managed cropland and pasture. Learn more.

 


Trent and Abby RoleauPosted April 21, 2014

First Phase of Bristol Gateway Conservation Project Complete

Trent and Abby Roleau are the new owners of the former Farr farm on Vermont Route 116 in Bristol.  In addition to conserving the farm with the Vermont Land Trust, a 25 acre parcel was added the Dear Leap Cliff, an imporant peregrine falcon nesting area. Learn more.

 


Bunker farmersPosted April 4, 2014

Fundraising Goal Met for Bunker Farm in Dummerston

Thanks to community support and with backing from the Town of Dummerston, the Vermont Land Trust is please to announce that we've met the fundraising goal for the Bunker Farm. Learn more.

 


Landon FarmPosted February 14, 2014

Farm For Sale in South Hero

The Vermont Land Trust is selling the 169-acre Landon Farm.  The property includes 100 acres of cropland and pasture as well as a 2,000 tap sugarbush. Learn more.

 

 

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