Agricultural Commission

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  • 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

Members

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

Overview

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).

Vacancies

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).