Hatfield 2040: The Future of Farming
March 9 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pmFree
Over the past year, the Hatfield Comprehensive Planning Committee has solicited feedback from the farming community on the many challenges and opportunities in agriculture this decade and beyond. This workshop will explore several solution-based approaches to mitigating and adapting to climate change, including a review of new and existing targeted funding opportunities to support shifting strategies.
- Date: March 9th, 2024
- Time: 8:30AM-12:30PM
- Location: Hatfield Legion, 1 Prospect St.
Presenters include Caro Roszell of American Farmland Trust, Jono Neiger of Regenerative Design Group, and Lincoln Fishman of Momentum Ag.
The gathering will also serve as a final opportunity to weigh in on how the town can best prioritize and support farmers to continue farming in Hatfield into 2040. Please join us to learn, share your priorities, and discuss the set of recommendations prepared by the Ag Commission, Comprehensive Plan Committee, and Regenerative Design Group consultant firm.
This event is for commercial Hatfield farms of all types and sizes, both conventional and organic. Family members and additional farm operators are encouraged to attend. Funding for this workshop has been provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs through the Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Program.
Breakfast will be provided. Please RSVP so we know how many are attending.