GrowSmart Maine Forum: Growing farm-friendly communities
Windham Town Hall
How to create municipal agricultural commissions & other tools to support farms in your town.
Hear community & municipal leaders share policy approaches and practical ideas for ways communities and farmers can benefit from working together.
Stephanie Gilbert, Farm Viability & Farmland Protection Specialist with the Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation, & Forestry will moderate this panel discussion, followed by ample time for audience Q&A and networking.
- Bud Benson, Town Planner, Town of Standish
- Rod Melanson, Planning Director, Town of Topsham
- Kate Newkirk, Co-Chair, Town of Winslow Agriculture Commission
9:00-9:15a Registration, Networking, Light Breakfast
9:15-10:45a Panel Presentations, Moderated Panel Discussion, and Audience Question & Answer
$15/$25 – More information and registration here.