Our Mission


The Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust seeks to conserve rural lands which will best preserve the farms, forests, wetlands, fisheries and heritage of Virginia’s Eastern Shore for the benefit of future generations.

Postponed! Small Farm Tour

The small farm tour has been postponed. We hope to reschedule soon. Stay tuned for details. See our news and events page for more information.

African American Land Ethic

March 31, 2016
5:30 PM Light refreshments
6-7:30 Presentation
Eastern Shore Community College, Melfa, VA

Lillian “Ebonie” Alexander, Executive Director of the Black Family Land Trust (BFLT), joins Virginia Eastern Shore (VES) Land Trust March 31, 2016 for an evening presentation on the African American Land Ethic. Through the African American Land Ethic, the BFLT expresses the belief that “land is a tangible asset, with economic, human, and spiritual value, which connects African Americans with their rich history in the Americas and their ancestors.” ...more