Food & Farmers

Several subcommittees formed under the Ellsworth Green Plan Steering Committee, including Food & Farmers.

To learn more or volunteer with Food & Farmers, please contact the subcommittee chair, Julie Daigle.

Mission

  • To support the food and fiber needs of residents and visitors
  • To enhance local and regional environmental conditions and the natural resource base upon which agriculture and the economy depend
  • To integrate natural biological cycles and controls whenever possible and encourage best practices
  • To sustain the economic viability of farm operations in such a way that quality of life for everyone is improved.

Vision

A a thriving community of urban and rural homesteaders, gardeners and farmers who practice sustainable agriculture in a supportive municipal environment, creating a balanced ecosystem of business, government, and personal achievement that improves lives and the lives of future generations in this area.