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2018 Photo Contest!

Grab your camera or dig thru your old photo’s of Charlestown!

Charlestown Land Trust is hosting a 2018 Photo Contest! All photo submittals have to be of Charlestown (however you don’t have to be from Charlestown!) Contest and photo viewing will be at the Charlestown Library on May 17th, 2018.

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Charlestown Farmers' Market

Friday, June 22nd through
Friday, August 31st, 2018

Sponsored by

Charlestown Land Trust

The Charlestown Land Trust Farmers’ Market is open for Season #11! Every Friday from 9:30 to 1 through August 31st!

Check out our Farmers’ Market blog for a host of photos that tell their own market story. And connect to our CLT Facebook page to get the most current information.

Your feedback, thoughts, suggestions are welcome. Plus we LOVE our volunteers. Please consider being one of them. For more information send us an e-mail at CLT@charlestownlandtrust.org

Remember to bring your friends and family when you come each week...It’s fine way to spend some time on a Friday morning in summer.

Farmers’ Market Rules and Policies
Farmers’ Market Vendor Application

Heaver's Family Farm Protected!

140 Acres Saved for the Benefit of All

The Charlestown Land Trust is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached to acquire a perpetual conservation easement on the 140 acre Heavers Family Farm. The working farm is part of the unique natural heritage of Charlestown and helps us ensure that out town will remain a beautiful and unspoiled place.

Heaver Barnm

The Heavers Family Farm has many important conservation values. It is located on top of the Pasquisett Aquifer, which is the primary source of drinking water to the town of Charlestown. The property is contiguous with Pasquisett Pond and provides a natural buffer that protects the water quality of the pond from harmful runoff.

Heaver Homestead

The property was identified as a priority conservation area in the Washington County Land Trust Coalition Strategic Plan.

The land contains United States Department of Agriculture recognized Prime farmland Soils and is thus and important part of agricultural activities and resources for the area.

The property a sensitive habitat which is home to numerous rare plants and animals and part of Charlestown's unique natural landscape.

The CLT Board would like to express our sincere gratitude to the entire Heaver familiy.

Join Us!

Interested in being a part of the Charlestown Land Trust? Email us at: CLT@charlestownlandtrust.org

Fall Foliage
Photograph by: Fred Baker