Have you ever considered making your land available for farming? Farmers in Essex County are looking for land to rent, from a small vegetable plot to livestock or crops. When you
make land available to farmers you help secure a future for farming in our region, create economic opportunity, promote food security, and preserve our working landscapes.
This workshop with farm leasing experts Land for Good will help you understand your land’s potential for farming and what goes into a
good farming arrangement:
Benefits & opportunities of leasing your land for farming
Identify your personal, financial and land use goals
How to find a compatible farmer
How to craft a lease agreement
An evening workshop on Thursday, October 25th in Topsfield will be followed by a guided bus tour of leased farmlands on the morning of Friday, October 26th departing from
Thursday, October 25
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Workshop in Topsfield (Dinner included)
Friday, October 26
8:00 - 11:00 am: Guided Tour of Leased Farmland (Alprilla Farm in Essex, Cedar Rock Gardens in West Gloucester, and Marini Farm in Ipswich). Tour to begin in
This workshop is FREE but advanced registration is required. You may register for one or both days.
Land For Good has helped educate, advise and support thousands of non-farming landowners. They work directly with landowners as
well as farm service providers, conservation organizations and communities to increase farmland availability and foster good landowner-farmer agreements. They can help you develop a
land use plan, find appropriate advisors, recruit a farmer, and develop a lease or transfer agreement. Make your land an even greater asset to your community by helping to ensure a future for
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Thank you Jerry Monkman / ecophotography.com, Lynne Holton, Kindra Clineff, Adrian Scholes and John Raleigh.