Preserving the land.

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Protecting our waterways.


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To preserve and steward the beautiful, productive farmland of Lancaster County that reflects our heritage, supports our economy, protects our environment, nourishes our health, and enhances our quality of life.

Land Worth Preserving

Once our precious farmland is paved over, we can never get it back. That's why it's so critical to preserve the valuable acres we have left.

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Protecting Natural Resources

Our promise to our landowners and our community is to preserve and protect land and water.


Making a
Lasting Impact

By preserving farmland, we are investing in our community and shaping the future in a very real and positive way.


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October 13, 2021

Annual Report 2020

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ExtraOrdinary Give

November 19, 2021

On November 19, 2021, GIVE EXTRA for farmland preservation! Lancaster Farmland Trust is excited to be a part of this year’s Extraordinary Give! You can make a permanent difference in the landscape of Lancaster County. Lancaster Farmland Trust has more than 50 farmers on our waiting list. Help us honor the promise we’ve made to […]

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Lancaster County Restaurant Week benefiting LFT

October 25, 2021

Monday, October 25 – Sunday, October 31 We are excited to be the beneficiary of Discover Lancaster’s first annual County-wide Restaurant Week! Dining in, ordering take-out, purchasing a gift card, or donating to Lancaster Farmland Trust is the perfect way to support our fantastic local restaurants and preserve farmland! For more information, click here.

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You can help to shape our future by protecting the farmland that sustains our community.

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Lancaster County farmland is threatened...


acres of farmland are lost to development each year


acres of land are unprotected and at risk of being developed


population increase over the next 20 years

Become a partner to help protect and steward the valuable acres that remain in Lancaster County.

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