Agricultural Commission

The Bernardston Agricultural Commission

Our roots are in agriculture!

The mission of the Bernardston Agricultural Commission (AgCom) is to protect agricultural lands, preserve rural character, provide a voice for farmers, and encourage agricultural based businesses. The AgCom is a standing committee of town government, created through a vote of Town Meeting and appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

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Current Activities

  • Advocating for farmers, farm businesses and farm interests.
  • Providing visibility for farming.
  • Coordinating the weekly Bernardston Farmers Market June to October.
  • Collaborating with other town boards about issues facing the town that affect agriculture.
  • Helping resolve farm related problems or conflicts.
  • Protecting farmland and natural resources.

 

Bernardston AgCom Members

Wendy Abramson, Chair, Paul Bocko, David Durprey, Gloria Meluleni.

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