We received the following email from the folks over at Cody Creek Farm on October 17th 2017: “We have a small cottage and ~ 5 acres of tillable land available in Saugerties. The property has been used to grow vegetables
Fascinating article about preferential treatment in USDA grants programs by those landowners who move Conservation Reserve Program land to “beginning farmer” opportunities.
How Indigenous Land-Use Practices Inform the Current Sharing Economy by Aaron Fernando The concept of ownership is a social contract that allows certain individuals and groups to have rights to certain resources or items while excluding others from that access.
A great article by Nicola Bilotta about FARC, Land Reform, and the Future of Colombia’s Security
Links to some interesting articles that we’ve been reading lately. A great story from the New York Times that we encourage everyone to check out: The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food An article about happenings in Scotland A New Zealand
From The Center for Rural Affairs: A recent report from the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that foreign holdings of U.S. farmland doubled between 2004 and 2014. Foreign investors now control 27.3 million acres of farmland. Among the leading
NORTHAMPTON, MA, July 18, 2017—American Farmland Trust announced today that 24 Land Access Trainers will help beginning farmers and ranchers secure agricultural land as part of a nationwide, four-year-long project. AFT selected the trainers, who are located in each of the 10 U.S.
In June, The Center for Rural Affairs were among 578 organizations, businesses, and local governments that signed a letter opposing the elimination of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development mission area and undersecretary. For more than 20 years, they
Check out this resource from the Tactical Technology Collective that tracks large-scale land deals: https://tacticaltech.org/projects/land-matrix-2012