Conservation Strengthens Iconic Dairy Farm in Peacham

Conservation Strengthens Iconic Dairy Farm in Peacham

December 3, 2018, Peacham – Rob and Alice Schenck generously donated a conservation easement to the Vermont Land Trust on 140 acres of farmland and forestland near Groton State Forest. They then sold the property to newlyweds Dylan and Brittany Kempton of Kempton...
Vermont Land Trust Helps Farmers Buy First Farmland in Calais

Vermont Land Trust Helps Farmers Buy First Farmland in Calais

November 15, 2018, Calais – Sam Ehrenfeld and Brooke Remmers are the proud new owners of a 137-acre farm in Calais that was conserved with the Vermont Land Trust. They worked with the land trust’s Farmland Access Program to establish a diversified livestock business,...
Vegetable Farmers Work with Vermont Land Trust to Buy West Haven Farm

Vegetable Farmers Work with Vermont Land Trust to Buy West Haven Farm

November 13, 2018, West Haven – A farm business has found a new home in West Haven. Tanya Tolchin and Scott Hertzberg have started Otter Point Farm on 48 acres of exceptional farmland. The couple found the land by working with the Vermont Land Trust’s Farmland...
Vermont Land Trust Announces Conservation Awards

Vermont Land Trust Announces Conservation Awards

October 2018, Montpelier—Each year, the Vermont Land Trust recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to conservation in Vermont. This year’s awards were presented to Orly Munzing of East Dummerston and Bill Roper of Weybridge. Orly Munzing,...