UPDATE, 8/10/15: Today we purchased Frye Field!
The Frye land is now conserved and owned by High Mowing School! But we still need your help. Support High Mowing in our new role as land stewards by making a gift to the Land Stewardship Fund today!
UPDATE, 9/30: We did it! The fundraising has been completed!
Over 500 people supported the campaign to purchase and preserve Frye Field, and we are so grateful for their help. Together, we have protected in perpetuity 154 acres of prime forest and farmland!
For seven generations the Fryes have farmed Abbot Hill, and for 70 years the High Mowing community has been inspired by the view across what is known as Frye Field. But without an eighth generation to manage the farm, the Frye family is selling 101 acres of forest and farmland. It is their wish to preserve this land, and with it the tradition of farming and land stewardship.
A campaign to preserve 154 acres of prime forest and farmland in southern NH for programs and practices that promote sustainability and a love of nature.
It is High Mowing’s goal to purchase and conserve these 101 acres—to preserve these horizons. As part of this project, 50+ acres of High Mowing land will also be placed under conservation, creating a combined 150+ acres of newly conserved land spanning from the top of Abbot Hill down to the Souhegan River. This conserved land can then be used to create unique educational, cultural, and community initiatives in one of the most stunning landscapes in southern New Hampshire.