Workshop on Leasing Farmland–For Landowners, Farmers and Community Groups

You are invited to “Leasing Your Land: An Informational Workshop for Landowners, Farmers and Community Groups“, offered two Saturdays in November.

Saturday, November 3, 2012 – W. Lebanon, NH, from 1pm to 4pm at the Kilton Library, 80 Main Street, W. Lebanon, NH.

Saturday, November 10, 2012, Rutland, VT, from 1pm to 4pm at the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) office, 67 Merchants Row – 3rd Floor, Rutland, VT. Click here for more information and to register. 

These workshops are for private landowners interested in making their land available to farmers for agricultural production, for members of community organizations interested in assisting local farmland owners to keep agricultural land in active production, and farmers interested in leasing issues.

Assessing your land, crafting leases, legal, financial, tax, insurance, liability, and finding a farmer are some of the topics that will be covered in a panel discussion.

The W. Lebanon, NH panel includes members from: UNH Extension, the Upper Valley Land Trust, Land For Good, and Vital Communities.

The Rutland, VT panel includes members from: University of Vermont, Vermont Land Trust, Land For Good, and RAFFL.

To register go to:  http://www.landforgood.org/workshops.html

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