HOWL Vermont Women's Land Trust

48 acres

Property Owner:

Land trust or other conservation organization

Contact Name:

Lani Ravin

Property Location:

Huntington, VT
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The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:

48.0

Total acres available for agriculture:

23.0

Acres of forested land:

25.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

23.0

Acres of pasture:

23.0

Other open and/or non-farmable land:

2 acre homestead, with small farmhouse. We currently have 2 caretaker residents.

Quality of land:

Currently land is used for horse grazing. We have had sheep, chickens, rabbits and a garden, all organic or very close to that. We are seeking women farmers to live and work on the land. The land is rolling hillside.

Farm Information

Water sources present:

Available

Water sources details:

We have a well and a stream.

Barns and sheds:

None available

Farmer housing:

Available

Farmer housing details:

Small farmhouse for shared living with other women caretakers. We also have activities and meetings, hikes etc for women, at HOWL. Women who live at howl also welcome visitors and guests. You don't have to take care of guests but please do be welcoming to visitors to this unique women's land trust, located next to Camel's Hump State Park.

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Equipment and machinery details:

We have some tools, weed whacker, and lawnmower. You would have to bring or buy your own farm equipment.

Farm infrastructure details:

We have a barn but it is not in good shape right now.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Other

Other:

Please contact us for more details. You would pay a monthly fee, subject to agreement with the collective that runs and manages HOWL.

Additional Information

Land is within the current use program. We are close to Camel's Hump; land is sloped. HOWL is a women's land trust, established over 30 years ago. We have recently been featured in the NY Times (August 25, 2019) and Seven Days (October 22, 2019). You will have a unique opportunity to collaborate with other women and work with the HOWL community. We welcome all women, regardless of gender at birth. Please contact HOWL at: [email protected]