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Bolton Land Trust
Connecticut Farmland Trust
USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service

Through a collaborative effort among the Bolton Land Trust, farm owner Richard L. Barger, the Connecticut Farmland Trust, and the US Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the 22-acre Barger Farm in Bolton was successfully protected.

Barger, upon seeing the plot of rich farmland for sale, bought the land in hopes to see it protected. Through his donation and the collaborative efforts of the organizations involved, they ensured the farmland will be available to future farmers forever

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Photo Courtesy of Kimball Cartwright of the CT Farmland Trust