Preserving our land.

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Protecting our waterways.

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Supporting our community.

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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.

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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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featured events

Lancaster County Rhubarb Festival | Benefiting LFT

May 21, 2022

Kitchen Kettle Village’s Rhubarb Festival returns for another weekend JAM-packed with fun! We’re excited to share that the annual Rhubarb Baking Contest is back with proceeds benefiting the Lancaster Farmland Trust. LFT staff and volunteers will also be there helping sell fresh rhubarb bunches and cookbooks – all to help save farmland! When: May 20th-21st, 2022 […]

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Insider View | Water Edition

June 8, 2022

See how your investment is keeping our local waterways clean and healthy! Join us for a special ‘Insider View’ in celebration of Lancaster Water Week! This virtual event gives Lancaster Farmland Trust’s closest friends a chance to hear directly from our President and CEO, Jeff Swinehart, and Agricultural Outreach Coordinator, Gordon Hoover. You’ll learn more […]

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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...

1,200

acres of farmland are lost to development each year

300,000

acres of land are unprotected and at risk of being developed

20%

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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