Report Details Threats to New England’s Farmland and Food Production
A new report from American Farmland Trust provides an analysis of New England’s farmland and its farmers’ enterprises, showing threats to the land, its people, and its food production. Farms Under Threat, A New England Perspective details the recent and rapid loss of many states’ most productive, versatile, and resilient land. It outlines opportunities to bolster conservation and build resiliency for healthy and sustainable food production for the future. The report recommends immediate actions for policymakers, thought leaders, and funders to improve land conservation, equitable land access, and food security, which can ultimately impact public health and wellness.