Pennsylvania Legacies #137

January 29, 2021
PEC Blog

All over the country, consumers want locally grown food. But much of the demand is concentrated in densely populated areas, where farmers have to compete with developers over a finite amount of arable land.

Montgomery County has a solution: fully a third of its farmland will remain in agricultural use permanently, thanks to Montco’s wildly successful Farmland Preservation Program. Administrator Stephen Zbyszinski joins us to celebrate a major milestone: 10,000 acres preserved and counting!

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