Tag Archives: farmland preservation

Dec 07 2017

Building the Volendam Windmill
in Holland Township


Recently, Hunterdon Land Trust preserved 127 acres of the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Farm in Holland Township to ensure it would remain farmland for generations to come. This farm is also the site of the Volendam Windmill Museum, and although it’s not part of the preservation deal, the windmill and its construction is quite an interesting story, and serves as another example of our county’s rich cultural heritage. We thought you’d enjoy learning more about it.   

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Oct 03 2017

HLT Celebrates 21st Anniversary


Hunterdon Land Trust turns 21 this week.

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Mar 04 2015

Come Sit for A Spell: New Bench At Dvoor Honors Robert, Marie Decker


The sturdy wooden bench behind the Hunterdon Land Trust’s Dvoor farmhouse headquarters honors Robert and Marie C. Decker whose Kingwood farm was preserved.

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Oct 16 2014

Voter Information on Public Question No. 2


Here is some important information about Public Question #2 which pertains to providing stable funding for open space, historic preservation and other environmental programs.

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Oct 25 2013

Are All Farmers’ Markets
Created Equal?


Hunterdon Land Trust Executive Director Patricia Ruby discusses the importance of running a producers’-only Farmers’ Market.

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Mar 11 2013

Comeback Farm


It was a brisk day in January when Robert Reid, Trustee of the Hunterdon Land Trust, and I visited the Canright Family’s Comeback Farm in Asbury, NJ.

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Jan 15 2013

Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market Open January 20th 11-1


The land trust’s Farmers’ Market will be open this Sunday the 20th from 11-1 at the Historic Dvoor Farm on the Route 12 Circle

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Dec 10 2012

Winter Farmers’ Market Hours


Winter Farmers’ Market Hours

Starting Sunday December 16th you can get the freshest, locally-grown food bursting with flavor at the headquarters of the Hunterdon Land Trust, The Historic Dvoor Farm on the Route 12 Circle in Flemington. The Winter Farmers’ Market will be open the third Sunday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm until April.

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Aug 20 2012

61 Acre Farm Preserved in East Amwell


61 Acre Farm Preserved in East Amwell

East Amwell Township is a rural haven tucked away in the southeast corner of Hunterdon County. The township has worked for many years to make East Amwell a place where farming comes first. That commitment has paid off, and the township is home to many preserved farms, including a 61 acre farm on Wertsville Road recently preserved by the township with the help of the Hunterdon Land Trust.

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Jan 15 2012

Ecology and Community


Ecology and Community

Organizations like the Hunterdon Land Trust are built of relationships similar to the connections between living things in the natural world.

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