Project Partners

sharing our resources.  Cultivating successful farmers.

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is coordinating this project with the help of many individuals and organizations.  We are very gracious to those people who have offered their time, energy, and in-kind resources to this project. 

BFN/Mass Leadership Team plays a hands-on role in making decisions on BFN/Mass’s direction, organization, policies, and membership, and participates directly in research and organizing work.

Leadership Team Members, 2015 - 2016:

  • Gideon Burdick, Red Tomato
  • David Ludgin, Higher Ground Farm
  • Tim Tucker, NRCS
  • Shedly Louati​, Urban Farming Institute

BFN/Mass Advisory Team provides guidance to BFN/Mass around important strategic decisions, and is called upon as a resource to share unique perspectives and support when needed and help shape the future of BFN/Mass.

Advisory Team Members, 2015 - 2016:

  • Gary Keough, USDA-NASS
  • Jennifer HashleyNew Entry Sustainable Farming Project
  • Noelle Fogg, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
  • Jesse Steadman, Town of Stow
  • Jonathan JaffeFarm Credit East
  • Dorothy Suput, The Carrot Project
  • Annie Lemelin, Legal Services Food Hub
  • Caitlin Sargent​, The Farm School
  • Matthew Crawford, Boston Area Gleaners
  • Kathy Ruhf, Land for Good
  • Jamie Pottern, Mt. Grace Land Trust
  • Melissa Adams, MDAR

BFN/Mass Coordinator:

  • Janel Wright, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project


Partner Organizations are groups who have dedicated significant time and resources to the development of BFN/Mass. You can be our partner too! Contact us to learn more!