This publication addresses farmland access, transfer, affordability and stewardship. It focuses on "non-ownership" tenure options and contains sample lease provisions with explanations, sample stewardship standards, worksheets, and case studies. Chapter 3, excerpted here, covers farmland tenure and leasing.
Farmland Tenure and Leasing, an excerpt from Holding Ground: A Guide to Northeast Farmland Tenure and Stewardship
Kathy Ruhf, Annette Higby and Andrea Woloschuk
Belchertown, MA: New England Small Farm Institute and Intervale Foundation
January 01, 2004
Farm Transfer, Farmland Access, Farmland Affordability