Since our founding in 1980, American Farmland Trust has helped win
permanent protection for over a million acres of American farmland. Our hard work and sound strategies unite farmers, environmentalists and policymakers.
We have three strategies for saving America’s farmland:
– Protect the best land through publicly funded agricultural
conservation easement programs;
– Plan for growth with agriculture in mind through effective community
planning and growth management;
– Keep the land healthy for farmland through encouraging stewardship and