Land trust helps farmers find farms
copyright the Chronicle September 23, 2015
by Joseph Gresser
BROWNINGTON — Neal Perry has lived all of his 48 years on the 134-acre farm that was in his family 43 years before he was born. But sometime soon another farmer will be cultivating the land.
Mr. Perry isn’t being pushed off his property; rather he is following a calling and moving to Island Pond to be closer to the Green Mountain Bible Church where he has been pastor for two years.
Sitting on the porch of his house on Thursday, September 17, and looking across the long vista to Willoughby Gap, Mr. Perry spoke about the person who will succeed him as steward of the farm.
“I want someone to love it like I loved it,” he said.
Mr. Perry doesn’t know who that… To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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