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Look Who’s Leasing with the Trust in 2018

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June 15, 2018

The Peconic Land Trust leases over 200 acres of farmland to over 20 farm operations on Long Island.

The Ag Center at Charnews Farm in Southold and the Light Preserve in Amagansett are providing fertile soils for established and new farmers.  Stop by and see what’s growing this season!

The objectives of the Farms for the Future Initiative are to:

  • Develop and expand our Farmland Leasing Program;
  • Buy, protect, rebuild and resell farms to farmers;
  • Explore and refine a new set of conservation tools and techniques that address the issues of farmland accessibility, affordability, and sustainability. 

At the Agricultural Center in Southold

and nearby, Peconic Escargot: Taylor Knapp: Snails

 
At Quail Hill Preserve, Deborah Ann Light & Town Lane Preserves, Amagansett

We are also leasing to Peter Dankowski and the Ludlows in Bridgehampton and to the Noank Aquaculture Cooperative (NoankCooperative.org) at Shellfisher Preserve in Southold.

These are only a few of the farm operations on Long Island — the Long Island Farm Bureau and Edible East End have great resources on farmers markets and farmstands. Check them out!
 
We wish everyone a bountiful growing season!

Learn more about the leasing program under our Farms of the Future Initiative …