Join us for the day to explore a few these special places and learn about cultivating the connection to land from our keynote speaker, Kenneth Holbrook. Read more.
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.
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.
Adam and Heather Moulton bought a 134-acre, certified organic farm for their 60-cow herd, and are moving their family and business there this summer. Read more.
The Bagley Farm along Route 100 is for sale through VLT's Farmland Access Program. Read more.
Barbara Kaufman generously expressed her love of the land through her will with the donation of a conservation easement on 187 acres. Read more.
The Armstrong farm, formerly a dairy, is for sale through VLT's Farmland Access Program. Learn more and apply.
Rogers Farmstead in Berlin improved a section of the Dog River's banks by working with several conservation organizations. Read more.
Two family dairies—one large and one small—worked with the Vermont Land Trust to conserve farmland in Newport and Troy. In both cases, selling conservation restrictions helped to offset the expense of recently purchased farmland. Read more.
The Vermont Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy sold 2080 acres of forestland to Cecile and Tom Branon, supporters of conservation and committed land stewards. Read more.
Five students across Vermont won the Land Stewards Award from VLT this May and June. Read more.
Educational workshops, our annual celebration, a farm-dinner fundraiser, and more! Please check out our events page to see what's happening near you. Want to receive event updates by email? Contact Cara at (802) 262-1222. Go to Events Page.
As part of our Farmland Access Program, we are accepting proposals from farmers who are interesting in buying this Pawlet farm. Learn more.
This week, the Town of Dorset bought 247 acres of well-loved land with quarries and hiking trails, and conserved it with the Vermont Land Trust to protect its natural resources, cultural heritage, and recreation opportunities. Read more.