Osguthorpe farm

Summit Land Conservancy

The Summit Land Conservancy announced progress to fund the purchase of the Osguthorpe Farm Conservation Easement.  The Snyderville Basin Recreation Board will contribute to the open space preservation effort of what some are calling the last farm on Old Ranch Road.  Carolyn Murray has this:


Basin Recreation is contributing $500,000 dollars toward the preservation efforts. Summit Land Conservancy Executive Director, Cheryl Fox said the land will have public access for winter recreation.

Melissa Allison

The Osguthorpe family and Summit Land Conservancy still have $2.8 million to raise before October 31. Melissa Allison was at their event Saturday to hear what still had to be done to protect the 158 acres of their working farm:

Time Is Running Out To Save The Osguthorpe Farm

Feb 6, 2018

The 158-acre Osguthorpe Farm is the last family farm on Old Ranch Road. Summit Land Conservancy stepped in to help preserve the land but time is running out. Melissa Allison has more:

carolyn murray

The Snyderville Basin used to be a patchwork of farms, but since the boom in development began about 30 years ago, there aren’t many large agricultural spaces left in the greater Park City area.  The iconic Osguthorpe Farm on Old Ranch Road just leapt $500,000 closer to staying intact.  Carolyn Murray has this story: 

Summit Land Conservancy

During their public comment segment on Wednesday, the Summit County Council heard from four residents about the same topic -- the preservation of the Osguthorpe farm. They urged the Council to work out a way for the Basin Open Space funds to help preserve this area on Old Ranch Road. Rick Brough has more.