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Linda Wells <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 15 Apr 2021 08:53:31 -0400
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We do not have a fund such as this here in Plainfield.

Thanks, have a great day
Linda

Linda B. Wells
Plainfield Clerk and Treasurer

On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 10:20 AM Stephen Dotson <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Hello Vermont,
>
> The Town of Brattleboro's Agricultural Advisory Committee is currently
> seeking to redefine how it utilizes an existing fund that has been used in
> the past to support and protect farmers against land speculation and tax
> pressures. However, the fund hasn't been used in quite some time and needs
> reconfiguring to the needs of today.
>
> As they explore new ways to utilize this fund and see that it helps us
> retain farms and farmers in our communities, I'm trying to find examples of
> similar funds in other Towns to share with the committee and inform their
> discussion.
>
> Does your Town have any kind of fund that aims to support farms, their
> preservation, the viability of farm operations, and/or conservation of
> farmland? If so, please share.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Stephen
>
>


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