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Woodland Community Land Trust
469 Roses Creek Rd.
Clairfield, TN  37715

Date Incorporated: 1977
Purpose: Restore land holding, livelihoods, and economic self-sufficiency in Appalachia.
Land Holdings:  450 acres for 12 houses, 4 native material homes, small business development, education, gardening, and permaculture projects.
Partners: Woodland Community Development Corporation and Clearfork Community Institute
Additional Information: Co-founded by Marie Cirillo, who gave a Schumacher Lecture titled "Stories from an Appalachian Community" in October 2000
Media Coverage: Agrarian Trust: Woodland Community Land Trust: An Antidote to Extraction in Rural Appalachia.

Marie Cirillo, co-founder of Woodland CLT