Agricultural Commission

Meetings


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Last Monday of every month
  • Town Hall
    Small Conference Room
    59 Town Hall Square
    Falmouth, MA 02540

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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About the Commission


Mission Statement


To represent the Town of Falmouth's agricultural community and interests.

Responsibilities


The Selectmen and AgCom shall develop a Work Plan to guide the AgCom's activities. Activities will include but are not limited to:
  • Acting as mediators, advocates, educators, and/or negotiators in an advisory capacity on farming issues for established Town Committees and Departments.
  • Promoting agriculture-based economic opportunities for the Town
  • Pursuing all initiatives appropriate to creating a sustainable agriculture community
  • Serving as facilitators for encouraging the pursuit of agriculture in Falmouth
  • Working for the preservation of agriculture lands owned by the Town

Draft RFP for Andrews Farm

The Town will issue a Request for Proposals to solicit interest from individuals and organizations interested in leasing the Tony Andrews Farm property for agricultural purposes. This draft Request for Proposals has been revised to incorporate comments from the Agricultural Commission and Conservation Commission. Public comment on this draft may be sent to the Agricultural Commission or to Assistant Town Manager Peter Johnson-Staub by July 27, 2018. 

Draft RFP - Tony Andrews Farm Lease