FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Bittman, email@example.com / (917) 915-3350 National Young Farmers Coalition Publishes Report Calling on New York State to Make State Protected Farmland Affordable for Farmers “Farmland for Farmers – Working Farm Easements as a Tool to Keep New
In the next 5 years, 100 million acres of farmland will need a new owner — yet finding farmland is the hardest thing for young farmers. Why is that? Holly Rippon-Butler, director of the land program at the National Young
In New York State, NYFC has been advocating for the expanded use of working farm easements that not only protect the land, but also the farmer, by keeping land affordable and in farmer ownership. We recently had two significant successes
NYFC policy staff continues to dig into the House farm bill, H.R. 2. Read our previous posts on the overall analysis of the bill, as well as its potential impact for young farmers in the West. Across the country, climbing land
Land affordability calculator offers financial insight on land access HUDSON, NY (April 4, 2017) – Beginning farmers have a powerful new tool in their digital toolbox. The Finding Farmland Calculator (https://findingfarmland.youngfarmers.org/calculator), developed by the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) and Fathom
If you have been using NYFC’s Finding Farmland site, get ready for a big upgrade to our Land Affordability Calculator. And if you haven’t—try out the new version now! A decision-making tool designed specifically for farmers seeking land, the
The Land Affordability Calculator is designed specifically for farmers seeking land. Use this tool to build financing scenarios for purchasing farmland, and to learn more about the financing process.
A small selection of land available to lease or buy through land trusts. All listings courtesy of NYFC’s land trust partners. March 2018: Winchendon, MA—Easement held by Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust—Approximately 75 acres. Property is organic certifiable and includes
Young farmers find land access to be top roadblock to careers in farming; Will urge NY legislators to direct farmland conservation dollars towards working farm easements to keep land available and affordable for working farmers Albany, NY (March 12, 2018) –
Farmland access is the number one challenge young farmers and ranchers face, and solving it is one of NYFC’s top priorities.