Charlestown’s Land Trust preserves and protects the distinctive character of our local area through acquisition and management of open space.
A Letter From our President
Dear Friend of the Charlestown Land Trust,
Seasonal changes are coming and with greater daylight and warmth from the sun
weʼll all be spending more time outdoors. We hope by taking the time to explore and
walk one of the many open spaces in town you will catch the passion that is the
Charlestown Land Trust. We are people working together to protect Charlestownʼs
distinct character and beauty. We welcome new neighbors as members
to assist in our partnerships and goals, to build a stronger Charlestown.
Looking to the summer, the Farmerʼs Market will re-open Fridays, starting at the
end of June. Our location will remain the same thanks to the Church of the Holy Spirit
at 4150 Old Post Road. This festive weekly event is the place to get your vegetables,
baked goods, meats, and join your community in celebrating open space and local
HOW CAN YOU HELP OUR
CHARLESTOWN LAND TRUST?
AS A MEMBER - Join hundreds of families and individuals who support the Land Trust,
allowing us to work everyday for Charlestown.
AS A CONSERVATION EASEMENT OR LAND DONOR - Provide a lasting legacy
through a gift of land or a conservation easement
AS A DONOR TO OUR LAND ACQUISITION OR STEWARDSHIP FUND - Your
donations help purchase important natural lands, annual care of our conserved lands,
and educational programs for children.
AS A VOLUNTEER - Volunteers provide immeasurable assistance to our efforts.
Visit our Membership Page
With much appreciation,
President, Charlestown Land Trust
The Charlestown Land Trust Farmers' Market for 2013 has come to a close leaving behind a host of images and memories of an abundant season.
Our thanks to all the shoppers, vendors and organizers who made this, our 6th Farmers' Market season, a success!
Check out the Farmers' Market page toward the end of winter for plans for 2014. And please feel free to give feedback regarding your thoughts, suggestions, and hopes for the new season. Interested vendors or volunteers are also welcome to inquire. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to having you all join us next year. Bring your friends and family and spend some time on a Friday morning!
Past CLT Staff Member Analyzes Energy Data for Massachusetts
Former Associate Director the Charlestown Land Trust, Maria Andrea Hessenius, is now working for the Green Communities Division of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources The Green Communities Division's charge is to guide all 351 Massachusetts cities and towns along a path of enhanced energy efficiency and renewable energy toward zero net energy.
Read more about Andrea's exciting work on or Special Events and Stories of Note page.