Putney Mountain Association Buys West Cliff Trail Land

Putney Mountain Association Buys West Cliff Trail Land

From a public parking area off of Putney Mountain Road in Brookline, the West Cliff Trail leads hikers to Putney Mountain and its stunning vistas of the valleys below. The trail connects to an expansive trail system that follows the 16-mile Windmill Ridge over the...
Mettowee Valley Forestland Conserved

Mettowee Valley Forestland Conserved

In the agricultural Mettowee Valley, flat riverbottom farmland gently rises toward the steep, forested slopes of the Taconic Mountains. Downslope movement of limestone and other soil nutrients help make this valley exceptionally productive. Carol Neilson’s land is a...
Mighty Food Farm Puts Down Roots in Shaftsbury

Mighty Food Farm Puts Down Roots in Shaftsbury

At Mighty Food Farm, the term “community-supported agriculture” applies to far more than the weekly food share program many have become familiar with. Community support has come in many ways, most notably when the farm’s owner, Lisa MacDougall, wanted to buy land of...