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