Farmland Preservation Board
Members of the Farmland Preservation Board
Mark W. Hoyt- Chairman
Donna Dolan Philip Hoeffner, Sr.
Suzanne Hadden, Secretary
Local community government planning and support can protect this important resource against unwise development and increasing economic pressures on farmers.
The Farmland Protection Board can:
To send a letter to a local Town Board asking them to protect our local farmland.
- Include plans for agriculture in our overall land use plans;
- Support and fund land conservation programs such as purchase of development rights (PDR), and;
- Implement economic measures that promote local farming such as direct marketing through farmers markets.