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Individuals wishing to lease land for farming should read the land bank's public use policy here and telephone land superintendent Ian Peach at 508-627-7141 with any questions.






















turkey farming --- Blue Barque Preserve


grassland plain --- Blue Barque Preserve


red and white clover in the meadow --- Featherstone Farm


pasture --- Featherstone Farm


crops in the afternoon sun --- Morning Glory Farm


autumn crops --- Morning Glory Farm


apiculture or "beekeeping" --- Peaked Hill Reservation


pigs in the mud --- Blue Barque Preserve


Fall roses blooming --- Featherstone Farm



















                                                                                                                                           Thanksgiving turkeys --- Tisbury Meadow Preserve              



cattle grazing --- Peaked Hill Reservation




sheep pasturing in the field --- Tea Lane Farm


sunning --- Tea Lane Farm


growing nursery stock --- Muskoday Farm


crops at Slip Away Farm --- Three Ponds Reservation


Slip Away Farm --- Three Ponds Reservation


fallow for the winter --- Square Field


haying season is over --- Little Field Preserve


pasture above Muddy Cove --- Uncle Leonard's Farm


cattle grazing --- Uncle Leonard's Farm


sheep pasture --- Allen Farm


ready for planting --- Norton Fields


sheepsheds --- Child Farm West


first haying of the season complete --- Poucha Pond Reservation


ploughed field --- Thimble Farm