Agricultural Advisory Committee

Planning and Development
Eoin Wrafter, Commissioner

 

Overview:
The Dutchess County Agricultural Advisory Committee reports to and advises the County Executive on issues and policies regarding agriculture and agri-business in the county. This committee also facilitates implementation of the programs outlined in the Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan.


Meetings:
The Dutchess County Agricultural Advisory Committee meets on a quarterly basis (.pdf) at the Dutchess County Farm and Home Center (2715 US 44, Millbrook, NY 12545), unless otherwise noted.

  • Next Meeting Date: November 28, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m.    
                                                             

Agendas & Minutes:
The Dutchess County Agricultural Advisory Committee agendas are posted to the website and distributed shortly before the Board meetings. The Board’s minutes are transcribed by staff from the Dutchess County Department of Planning & Development and distributed to the Board members for their approval at the following meeting. The minutes will be posted after approval from the Board.


2018 Agendas


2018 Minutes
 


Members:

Matthew Sabellico, Chair, Sabellico Greenhouses & Florist
Mark Adams, Mark Adams Greenhouses/Farm Bureau
Harry Baldwin, Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board
Dr. Mark Condon, Dutchess Community College
Isaac Coon, Coon Brothers Farm
Todd Erling, Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corp.
John Lekic, Le’ Express Bistro and Bar
A. Gregg Pulver, Dutchess County Legislature
Stephanie D. Radin, Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
Brian Scoralick, Dutchess County Soil & Water Conservation District
Rebecca E.C. Thornton, Dutchess Land Conservancy
Leon Vehaba, Poughkeepsie Farm Project

Jennifer Fimbel, Advisor, Agricultural Navigator
Eoin Wrafter, Advisor, Dutchess County Department of Planning & Development  


Contact Us:
For more information, email Shelby Frangk, Planning Department liaison to the Dutchess County Agricultural Advisory Committee, or call (845) 486-3600.




 

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