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  • CT Farmland Can’t Protect Itself.
    But We Can.

    The Working Lands Alliance was formed in 1999 with the sole purpose of preserving Connecticut’s most precious natural resource…

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  • WLA’s 2017 Legislative Priorities

    Read what WLA is working on at the State Capitol to help protect CT farmland…

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  • Effort to Amend Constitution to Better Protect State Lands Takes Enormous Step Forward

    Our work’s not done yet though, since rules require passage again…

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  • WLA Releases Updated Planning for Agriculture Guide for CT

    The comprehensive guide provides tools for towns to support its farmers and farm businesses… Learn More

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Welcome to
Working Lands Alliance

The Working Lands Alliance is the statewide voice for farmland preservation efforts in Connecticut. Our alliance includes farmers, conservation and anti-hunger organizations, land trusts, local food advocates, and many others working together to protect Connecticut’s most precious resource – its farmland.

WLA is a project of American Farmland Trust. Founded in 1980, American Farmland Trust has helped win permanent protection for over a million acres of American farmland. AFT’s hard work and sound strategies unite farmers, environmentalists and policymakers.

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