Andrew BahrenburgDeputy Policy Director
Andrew joined American Farmland Trust as the Deputy Policy Director in June 2022. Prior to his role at AFT, he served as Legislative Assistant to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), advising the Senator on issues related to agriculture, climate, and natural resources. During the 2018 Farm Bill cycle, he was National Policy Director for the National Young Farmers Coalition. A Vermont native, Andrew has worked on dairy, vegetable, and poultry farms throughout northern Vermont, in addition to serving as an on-farm instructor for the University of Vermont. He has a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College.