Agriculture Conservation Easements: a critical land preservation tool

Here at FoxRAP, we've got 4 pillar objectives: Connect community Grow local food and farm products Preserve farms Protect natural resources Right now, we have a big project underway that, while ultimately checks each of those boxes, will be a huge step forward for farmland preservation in our area. One tool we'll be using to … Continue reading Agriculture Conservation Easements: a critical land preservation tool

InspireBites: “We’re sacrificing the land that sustains us”

Welcome to our new series, InspireBites. These are bite-size stories to inspire us as we work toward a better future for our community. No matter what your job is, you play a crucial role in that. Here's some inspiration to take with you this week. A new development on former farmland in Tennessee Credit: Brooks … Continue reading InspireBites: “We’re sacrificing the land that sustains us”

Keeping Green Lake acres green

The decades-old champion of farmland preservation in our country, American Farmland Trust, recently published an article about land demand that, while pertinent to many, really hits home to our home, here in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Because of our treasured waters, Green Lake has a robust real estate trade, pushing per-acre-prices around the lake up to … Continue reading Keeping Green Lake acres green