Holly Lalime (she/her) is an Environmental Analyst in the Bureau of Agricultural Development and Resource Conservation at the Connecticut Department of Agriculture. Within this role, Holly provides project administration for the Farmland Preservation Program. In 2021, the Farmland Preservation Program permanently protected 13 farms spanning 1, 204 acres. She is also involved in issues surrounding farmland access and provides outreach and assistance to land owners and land seekers through the Connecticut FarmLink Program.
Holly graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Wildlife Biology from the University of Vermont. After graduation, Holly worked as a vegetable farmer in Vermont, Connecticut and Hawaii. She has been with the Department of Agriculture since 2020.
Holly grew up in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and in her free time enjoys spending time in nature with her husband and beloved dog Bob.