Future of Farming in a Changing World

 Future of Farming in a Changing World Conference 

Creating a Robust, Sustainable and Community Based Food System

Thank you to the many sponsors, partners, participants, volunteers, and speakers who made our March 25 conference such a success!   

Our guests filled Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture to discuss growing the next generation of farmers, cutting edge technology coming to the Monadnock Region, models for building sustainable food systems, climate change and its impact on farming, and farmland access. Special thanks to JD Leedham for his photography!
Philip Ackerman-Leist
Farm to Fork students
Panel discussion



John Van Hoesen
Sharing a nourishing & local lunch


Special thanks to our speakers:
Keynote speaker:  Philip Ackerman-Leist, Professor of Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, Green Mountain College, VT; farmer, and author of Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable & Secure Food Systems.


Speakers and panel discussion included:

Much gratitude to the many individuals and businesses that fed us!  Bagel Mill, Baker’s Station, Lynn Beach, Bread Shed, Pete Carroll, Cheshire County Conservation District, Four Winds Farm, Harlow’s Pub, Mad Radish CSA, Maggie’s Market/Roy’s, Monadnock Farm & Community Coalition, Nature’s Green Grocer, Marybeth Quill, Parker & Sons Coffee, South of Monadnock Community, Cathie Sage. 

Thank you Event Sponsors. . . for making this possible!










Philip Ackerman-Leist
John VanHoesen


Peterborough Agricultural Commission
Town of Peterborough