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Homestead, Florida

The Glancy's have been and continue to be exemplary stewards of one of Florida’s most endangered ecosystems, the Pine Rockland.  Pine Rocklands occur on the...

Valdosta, Georgia

Jane Hearn received a 418-acre tract in Georgia from her father, and recalls being the only woman in the room at a landowner meeting in 1985. She became an...

Brandon, Mississippi

Patrice O’Brien and her sister Joy Swearengen own Twin Oaks Farm. Twin Oaks Farm is nestled in Mississippi’s...

Victoria, Texas

Wayne Alexander inherited his first 398 acres of land when he was 21 years old. His father purchased the 398 acres in the 1940s to raise cattle in East Texas...

Cochran, Georgia

Sometimes people...

Amherst, Massachusetts

Since 1741 Cinda's family has been on the farm, longer than the history of America. Cinda’s personality is as large as her forests and it only take a few minutes with her...

New Orleans, Louisiana

Robert H. Crosby III marvels at the continuity and family unity of Crosby Land and Resources, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in November 2013. 

 

Jacksonville, Florida 

Spend an afternoon with Jeff Lageman at his 941-acre property in Wheeler County, Georgia, not far from the town of Glenwood, and you’ll talk a lot about forest and wildlife management, deer...

Bullard, Georgia

Rose Lane Leavell sits in the family room of her farmhouse in Bullard, Georgia, surrounded by pine. Much of the 2,500 acres she owns with her husband, The Rolling Stones keyboardist...