Creating an Agricultural Commission in Your Hom...

Creating an Agricultural Commission in Your Hometown

Creating an Agricultural Commission in Your Hometown

The purpose of an agricultural commission is to protect agricultural lands, preserve rural character, provide a voice for farmers, and encourage agriculture-based businesses.

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) CNE06-008, Agricultural Commissions: A new resource for sustaining New Hampshire farms and communities .

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