Moores and VanDeWeerts Protect Farmland in Leicester & Geneseo

Moores and VanDeWeerts Protect Farmland in Leicester & Geneseo

iDecember 30, 2016

Two recently completed farm projects in Livingston County add 696 acres to lands protected locally in partnership with the Genesee Valley Conservancy.  The Moore family in Leicester and the VanDeWeert family in Geneseo recently completed projects to ensure their family farms and the highly productive soils on their farms remain… Read more...


VanDeWeert Farm Protected in Geneseo

VanDeWeert Farm Protected in Geneseo

iNovember 24, 2016

A total of 222 acres of important farmland have been protected by the VanDeWeert family in Geneseo, NY this week.

(Pictured above: The VanDeWeert's farmstead on Lima Road at sunrise.)

The Family

In 1988, Garry and Eleanor VanDeWeert faced a challenging situation; the land they had rented for many years… Read more...


Moore Family Protects 474 Acres in Leicester

Moore Family Protects 474 Acres in Leicester

iNovember 21, 2016

A total of 474 acres of important farmland have been protected by the Moore family in Leicester, NY this week.

(Pictured above: The Moores harvesting soybeans on the farm this fall.)

The Family

The Moore family farm started in 1953 when Lester Moore purchased 330 acres of prime farmland and… Read more...


FOUR FARMS TO BE PROTECTED IN GENESEE RIVER WATERSHED

FOUR FARMS TO BE PROTECTED IN GENESEE RIVER WATERSHED

iNovember 2, 2016

Governor Cuomo announced on Wednesday at the Conference on Sustainable Development & Collaborative Governance in Rochester that four local farms were selected for permanent protection through the New York State Farmland Protection Program.  The four family farms - Christiano Farm, Marshall Farm, Edgewood Farms, and Old Acres Farm - represent… Read more...


2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

iOctober 31, 2016

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