We are so proud to have land to start with farming and doing things with our own hands. The real job you can do is when you’re doing things with your own hands, and that is better than the paycheck you get from your employer.
— Adan M. Abdi, NFCFPA
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The Need

It's simple: farmers need land. What is less than simple is acquiring it--ask any farmer.

All Farmers promotes access to land for new American farmers specifically because of the additional barriers they face. Limited family wealth, language barriers, and persistent racism (even in lending practices) all can inhibit farmers from reaching their goals.


Wishlist

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NFCFPA

  • 5-10 acres for vegetable production; additional 10-20 acres pasture desired
  • Suffield/Granby area, or anywhere between 91, 84, & the MA border
  • Preferred:
    • Water & electric access
    • Greenhouse or suitable greenhouse site
    • Lease, interest in working with land trusts, or owner financing
       

UGASA (Bhutanese vegetable farmers)

  • 5+ acres, or several smaller urban plots in West Springfield
  • Preferred:
    • Water & electric access
    • Greenhouse or suitable greenhouse site
    • Lease, interest in working with land trusts
       

Bhutanese Animal & Mushroom farmers

  • 10-20 acres pasture
  • Preferred:
    • Water & electric access
    • Existing livestock housing or zoned for barn construction
    • Lease, interest in working with land trusts
       

Wakulima

  • 2-8 acres for vegetable production
  • Preferred:
    • Water & electric access
    • Greenhouse or suitable greenhouse site
    • Lease, interest in working with land trusts

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