João Filipe Tavares-CarreiroFarm Conservation Planner
João 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 Wareham office of NRCS, working primarily with folks in Bristol, Norfolk and Plymouth Counties. Before joining AFT, he was deeply involved in local food systems related work, including providing direct technical assistance to urban farmers in Providence, Rhode Island. He has spent time with organizations such as Southside Community Land Trust and Farm Fresh RI.