The Creation of Local Agrarian Commons

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In the next two decades alone, it's estimated that across the US, over 400 million acres of farmland will change ownership. The Agrarian Trust is a nonprofit organization that works tirelessly to ensure that tomorrow's farmers have access to this land, and that the opportunities to farm remain economically viable.

Ian McSweeney, Director of the Agrarian Trust, will talk about their exciting new project to create a local Agrarian Commons. The Agrarian Commons will purchase farmland and enter into fair long-term leases with new farmers, while protecting the land with easements and restrictions supporting ecologically restorative agricultural practices. A farmer himself, Ian understands the challenges of land ownership and has also previously served as the Executive Director of the Russell Foundation.

This webinar will be recorded for future viewing. If you cannot attend the webinar but are still interested, please register so that we can notify you when the recording is ready!

Live Webinar Link (only active 6/11/19): https://unh.zoom.us/j/948099386

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