Benjamin FellowsFarm Conservation Planner
Ben works directly with farmers and other landowners and managers in New England to help them implement conservation practices on their farms, access federal funding, and protect their land as part of AFT’s partnership with NRCS. He works out of the Pittsfield NRCS office, serving all of Berkshire county. Before joining AFT, Ben received his Bachelor’s in Plant and Soil Sciences at UMass Amherst. He has also worked at several local farms in the Pioneer Valley area, primarily in diversified and traditional vegetable production, as well as some small-scale animal production. Ben has also previously interned with AFT, working on easement documentation in Land Protection Projects.