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Our Mission

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,
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Seasonal changes are coming and with greater daylight and warmth from the sun we╩╝ll 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 Charlestown╩╝s 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 Farmers' 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 products.


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
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With much appreciation,
Karen Jarret President, Charlestown Land Trust

2014 Charlestown Land Trust Farmers' Market To Open June 20th

Farmers Market

The 2014 Charlestown Land Trust Farmers' Market is actively preparing for Season #7. This year's opening is on Friday, June 20th once again on the beautiful grounds of the Church of the Holy Spirit in the Cross Mills section of Charlestown from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

At a meeting of vendors in March, summer plans were discussed among our farmers and artisans. In addition to fresh produce and local creations, there will be special programs, public service offerings, and music flowing throughout each weekly market. Check out our Farmers' Market page, blog, and facebook page, for updated information.

Please plan to join our community of farmers, townspeople, visitors, local musicians and artists along with Land Trust members EVERY WEEK this summer!

Charlestown Land Trust Movie

The Charlestown Land Trust is in the process of producing a short movie. It will describe our purpose, projects and structure. It will also feature interviews with citizens of Charlestown who are concerned about open space and preserving it for future generations.

Below is a trailer of that film that gives you a sneak preview of what is to come. Enjoy!

Click on the sunflower to view the trailer.


The Land Trust booth at the Chalrestown Farmers Market

The Charlestown Land Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving land and preserving the natural heritage of Charlestown Rhode Island. We work to permanently protect and steward important habitats and landscapes, including woodlands and fields, ponds, coastal areas, agricultural lands, and river systems.