Property is the largest undeveloped parcel of land left in Sudbury.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following edited release was submitted to Sudbury Patch.) On Dec. 20, 2012, two conservation restrictions were recorded that permanently protect Sudbury’s historic Pantry Brook Farm. At nearly 100 acres, Pantry Brook Farm is the largest undeveloped and unprotected property left in Sudbury, and it possesses remarkable scenic, historical, and ecological features. This highly visible property, situated on both sides of Concord Road just to the north of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, evokes the town’s agrarian history. On the west side, the farm’s antique homestead is perched above Concord Road, on rolling meadows among rambling colonial stone walls. To the east lie the farm’s extensive agricultural fields, …
Resident and farm owner Chris Kurth urges residents to attend and vote at Annual Town Meeting.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
As a Sudbury native and farmer/owner of Siena Farms, a 50-acre vegetable farm here in North Sudbury, I am writing to passionately encourage every voting town resident to come to Town Meeting next week to raise their hand in support of the permanent preservation of Pantry Brook Farm (Article 30). Preserving farmland preserves – and creates – farming. Indeed, there would be no Siena Farms if not for the devoted work of the Sudbury community over the last half-century in preserving some of its most productive farmland, as the majority of our annual cropping occurs on protected farmland here in Sudbury. As a result, we are able to grow fresh organic food to serve a 500-member CSA community, as well as area farmers’ markets and restaurants, …