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Farmland is Forever

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Good farmers are not scarce.

Land they can afford to farm is.

We can change this!

Meet the first family to offer their farm to be preserved as farmland forever:

Learn Why

Why preserving farmland
is so very

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How we are

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Become a member, or donate to the Annapolis Valley Farmland Trust Society today.

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Our goal is to protect and conserve as much farmland as possible for farming, and only for farming, forever.

We want to make sure that Farmland is Forever.

We partner with landowners to conserve their farmland. We also acquire farmland and hold it in trust, available for farming. Read more about how we are preserving farmland.

  • How much of Canada’s lands can NOT be farmed at all? 94% 94%
  • How much of Canada’s land is Class 1 farmland? 0.5% 0.5%
  • How much of Nova Scotia’s land is Class 2 farmland (the best soil in the province)? 3% 3%
  • How much of Canada’s urban growth has taken place on Class 1 to Class 3 lands? 85% 85%
Over 6,000,000 hectares of good agricultural land in Canada has been lost to other uses since 1966.