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WESTMORELAND, N.H. – Learn about resources available to retiring and beginning farmers at the upcoming workshop Navigating Your Farm’s Future: The Basics of Farm Transfer Planning. This event is for farmers who are transitioning out of farming and those wanting to enter the business or acquire farmland.
Hosted by the Monadnock Conservancy, Land For Good, and the Cheshire County Conservation District, this workshop will be held at Stuart & John’s Sugar House Restaurant, 31 Route 63, Westmoreland, N.H., on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (snow date: March 21). The event is free, but registration is required. The workshop includes a full pancake breakfast for lunch.
Participants will learn the basics of planning a farm transfer, including financial and legal considerations, resources for finding a new farmer or securing land, and conservation options for farms. An attorney experienced with estate planning will be available to answer legal questions.
The Monadnock Conservancy, founded in 1989, is the only land trust dedicated exclusively to the 35 towns in the Monadnock region of southwestern New Hampshire. Its mission is to work with communities and landowners to conserve the natural resources, wild and working lands, rural character and scenic beauty of the region. Based in Keene, N.H., the Conservancy is an accredited organization that has protected over 20,000 acres of forest, farmland, shoreline, wetlands, wildlife habitat and recreation trails in the region. For more information, visit http://www.MonadnockConservancy.org or call 603-357-0600.
The Cheshire County Conservation District promotes the conservation and responsible use of our natural and agricultural resources for the people of Cheshire County by providing technical, financial, and educational assistance. Our goal is to encourage the stewardship of healthy soils, productive ecologically sound farms, diverse wildlife, productive sustai