Conservation and Affordability of Working Lands: Nine Case Studies of Land Trusts Working With Next Generation Farmers

Finding affordable land continues to be one of the biggest barriers facing beginning farmers and ranchers. Land trusts, which have long preserved farmland from development, are in a unique position to help new farmers access land. This guide contains nine examples of how land trusts and other conservation groups are working to help farmers and ranchers to accomplish this, and overcome the land barrier. 

Downloadable Documents: 
Author: 
Kendra Johnson
Molly Bloom
Liya Schwartzman
Ali Robinson
Frederick Smith
Holly Rippon-Butler
Publisher: 
Santa Cruz, CA: California FarmLink
Page Numbers: 
24
Publication Date: 
March 1, 2015
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies