Martin Farm

Location: Town of Parma, Monroe County

Size: 114 acres

Description: Crop fields (variety of vegetables and grains), woodlands along northeastern portion of property, creek adjacent to northern property border

History: Conservation easement granted by Richard Martin, Teresa Martin, and Joan Martin and Carole Barrus in 2010 to the Genesee Land Trust and the Town of Parma. Funds for the purchase of this conservation easement were awarded to the Town of Parma from the Monroe County Greenspace Initiative Grant program. The primary purpose of this easement is to conserve viable farmland and prime and unique soil resources.

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Photos by Nigel P. Kent and Genesee Land Trust staff