Farm Transfer & Farmland Access Grant

Posted on January 2, 2015 // view all Grants & Loans


New Berkshire County Grant Program Aids

Farm Transfer and Access to Farmland


The John P. Farkas Fund will offer grants up to $2500 to help defray the costs of professional services associated with:

  • Farm transfer and succession planning
  • Farmland protection
  • Selling or leaving farmland to a farmer
  • Farm business planning associated with any of the above

Additional information, grant guidelines and application:

For a paper copy of the application and grant guidelines, contact Peggy McCabe at American Farmland Trust. (413) 586-9330 , ext. 17 or at

Applications are due by February 28, 2015.


The John P. Farkas Fund is administered by American Farmland Trust, in collaboration with Land For Good, Berkshire Grown, The Carrot Project, and Sheffield Land Trust and is part of the Berkshire Farmland Initiative.

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