Agricultural Commission


  • 7 pm
  • 3rd Thursday of every month
  • City Hall
    15 Summer Street
    Taunton, MA 02780

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Jonathan Gray, Chairman
  • Katie Roberts, Vice Chairwoman
  • William McCaffery, Clerk
  • Arthur Lopes, Member
  • Carol Doherty, Member


The Taunton Agricultural Commission serves as facilitators for encouraging the pursuit of agriculture in Taunton; promotes agricultural-based economic opportunities in the City; acts as mediators, advocates, educators, and/or negotiators; acts in an advisory capacity on farming issues for established municipal boards and departments; pursues all initiatives appropriate to creating a sustainable agricultural community; and encourages the pursuit of agriculture as a career opportunity and lifestyle.

View local farms in the Taunton area delivering fresh produce during COVID-19.

View a copy of our Commission Work Plan (PDF).


The Agricultural Commission currently has several vacancies. Vacancies exist for up to three Junior Members (HS Students under age 18), one vacancy for a Regular Commission Member, and two vacancies for Commission Alternate Members. Please email the Chair at  to learn more about the positions, and submit a Boards and Commissions Application (PDF).