Utilizing Agricultural Conservation Easements, AFT preserves farm and ranch land in California via our Agricultural Land Protection program.
To fulfill this work, we:
- Provide direct technical assistance to farmers and landowners interested in pursuing easements through our Farmland Information Center
- Demonstrate innovative easement practices around the country that can be tailored to a variety of different locations, landowners and project needs
- Undertake projects in target communities to showcase successful farmland protection efforts and spotlight exemplary conservation practices
- Support agricultural land trusts and conservation partners in building their capacity to do quality easement projects