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Presentations on farm preservation at NOFA and National CLT Conferences

Presentations on farm preservation at NOFA and National CLT Conferences

Equity Trust shared approaches for farm preservation at the NOFA Summer Conference in August  2012 and at the National CLT Conference in September 2012. On August 12, we led a workshop on Strategies and Tools for Saving Local Farms  at the annual summer conference of NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) on the UMass campus in Amherst, MA. On September 13, …

Judith Haskel Brewer Fund makes
grant to Equity Trust Fund

In April 2012, the Judith Haskel Brewer Fund of the Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia made a $15,000 grant in support of the Equity Trust Fund.…

Impact investing report features Equity Trust Fund

Impact investing report features Equity Trust Fund

The Equity Trust Fund is one of 20 funds profiled in Promoting Sustainable Food Systems Through Impact Investing, a report by The Springcreek Foundation aimed at helping socially responsible investors “play a critical role in the establishment and maintenance of regional sustainable food systems in the United States.”

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Saving Lands Magazine highlights Farms for Farmers

Equity Trust's work to preserve affordable farms was featured in the tools and resources section of the fall 2011 issue of the Land Trust Alliance's Saving Lands Magazine. Follow the link and scroll to the second page of the section.

FA Green reports on our farm preservation work

FA Green reports on our farm preservation work Equity Trust's farmland preservation work is featured in Follow the Food, in the March 2012 issue of FA Green, a magazine offering "strategies for sustainable, responsible, investing and giving."

Call for Stories! Please share your connection with Equity Trust or projects we have worked with

Equity Trust just celebrated our 20th anniversary! As we celebrate this history, we want to hear from you. In order to tell our story, we need yours. By gathering and sharing stories from people and organizations that have been part of this extraordinary work in one way or another, we hope to paint a broader picture of the movements we support and the vision that we share.