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 grateful 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.

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.

Current Leadership & Advisory Team Members

  • Gideon Burdick, Red Tomato
  • Gary Keough, USDA-NASS
  • Jennifer HashleyNew Entry Sustainable Farming Project
  • Jesse Steadman, Town of Stow
  • Jonathan JaffeFarm Credit East
  • Dorothy Suput, The Carrot Project
  • Sara Dewey, Legal Services Food Hub
  • Caitlin Sargent​, The Farm School
  • Kathy Ruhf, Land for Good
  • Melissa Adams, MDAR

BFN/Mass Coordinator:

  •  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!