Meeting – March 15, 2018
“The role of the next generation farmers and food producers in local food systems”
Town Hall, 3 N.Lowell St, 7:00 PM
Jennifer Hashley is the Director for New Entry. Jennifer is a leader in local food systems work focusing on beginning farmer development and on New Entry’s strategies for farmer training, land stewardship, and connecting consumers to alternatives to industrial food, her role at New Entry includes building community partnerships, developing new programs and services, mentoring and supporting project staff, securing sustainable resources for all program operations, writing grants, strategic planning, and overseeing incubator training farm site infrastructure and a multi-year sustainable agriculture training curriculum in specialty crops and livestock production for limited resource farmers. Jennifer also excels in working side by side with farmers in the field, at markets, and in the classroom.