Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts Opportunities

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The Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts is moving into some new and exciting territory this coming year, and they are looking for thoughtful and motivated farmers and farm service providers to help lead the way!

What’s on the menu:

In 2015 – 2016, BFN/Mass will be focusing their efforts on conducting a comprehensive assessment of resources that are targeted at beginning farmers in Massachusetts.  Learn more here:, and get involved.

They are also currently accepting applications for both their Leadership Team and their Advisory Team!

The Leadership Team, made up 4-6 members, will play a hands-on role in making strategic decisions on BFN/Mass’s direction, organization, policies, and membership, and participating in research and organizing work. Leaders will represent each region in Massachusetts and provide diverse perspectives from various sectors. More info and application available HERE!

The Advisory Team, made of 8-10 members, will provide guidance to BFN/Mass around important strategic decisions, and be called upon as a resource to share unique perspectives and support when needed. More info and application available HERE!

Please send applications to BFN/Mass Coordinator, Nora Saks,, by Friday, July 3, 2015.

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