New Program to Help New York Farmers Find Farmland

American Farmland Trust, the State of New York, agricultural organizations, land trusts, and others have launched Farmland for a New Generation New York, a program to help existing farmers, new farmers, and younger generations of farm families access farmland while supporting retiring farmers and landowners. Farmland for a New Generation New York offers a Resource Center coordinated by American Farmland Trust with expert advisors, as well as a website ( featuring training materials and a listing of farmers in search of land and land available for farming throughout the state. The program will also support a network of Regional Navigators, or partner organizations with dedicated staff that will provide trainings and on-the-ground customized support for farmers and landowners in regions across New York.