Rosy-fingered dawn spreads over the fertile floodplain of the Mackinaw River Valley in early January, 2014.
As our fertile Midwest farmland lies cozily under its blanket of snow, patiently waiting for spring, we’re chomping at the bit!
After many years of ad hoc farmland programming (which, ad hoc as it was, still led to new farmers finding land and older farmers finding a new generation to farm their land), we are now moving forward with a menu of new farmland options and assistance for anyone sharing our passion for protecting, preserving, and enhancing our precious farmland. And that means you!
In fact, you are getting this new “Farmland Forever” newsletter because you have attended one of our farmland workshops (“Landing a Farm: Opportunity, Stewardship, Legacy”), or plays (“What Will Be Your Legacy?”), downloaded our land-owner or land-seeker toolkit, posted on Midwest Farm Connection, or otherwise expressed interest in our farmland work. (If you prefer to not receive these emails, you can unsubscribe at the bottom of this newsletter, or by emailing us at any time.)
Let us know what farmland topic is of interest to you.
In each of these newsletters, we will cover a different topic of interest to land owners, seekers, or families engaged in farmland transitions. For starters, here’s what you can look forward to:
Farm Transitions, and the “coaching” or “facilitation” that The Land Connection can provide to help you and your family look at different options for transitioning land to a new generation