355 Lathrop Lane
Manchester, Vermont 05255
||Northeast Community Development Manager||sallydodgeREMOVETHISBEFORESENDING@comcast.net||802 233-2498|
Sally serves as Northeast Community Development manager for Iroquois Valley Farms across the Northeastern U.S (New York and New England states),developing economic lease structures, and creating a sustainable farmland succession plan for retiring farmers or exiting landowners. Sally has been instrumental in promoting small, diversified farms in Vermont, and has strengthened the link between small farmers, restaurants, and direct farm sales through farmers' markets and CSAs. She manages her family's farm in Pownal, Vermont, where she promotes organic farming and local foods through active support of her farm tenants. She recently served with Land For Good to publish A Landowners Guide to Leasing Land for Farming. Sally served for many years on the board of the Vermont Land Trust, where she took part in moving the organization toward supporting small diversified farmers and farm acquisition programs. She serves on the board of the Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, is an owner of The Mountain Goat, an outdoor outfitting store in Manchester, Vermont; and runs the Vermont Lamb Company, an organic sheep operation. She lives in Manchester, Vermont, with her husband, Dale Guldbrandsen, who also works with Iroquois Valley Farms.
farmland access, young farmers, impact investment, farm leases, organic farmland