Mission: The mission of the central valley farmland trust is to work with landowners and conservation partners to preserve agricultural lands in the california central valley for future generations.
Programs: Central valley farmland trust, inc. Is a nonprofit organization which was incorporated in the year 2000 to save productive farmland in the central valley of california. This regional land trust is actively engaged in farmland preservation by acquiring agriculture conservation easements and has an ongoing obligation to monitor the property once it has been conserved. During fiscal year 2015 one agricultural/swainson hawk conservation easement was acquired totaling 178 acres.
Central Valley Farmland Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Central Valley Farmland Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Central Valley Farmland Trust has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.