Agricultural Commission


The Agricultural Commission's duties include:

  • Serving as facilitators for encouraging the pursuit of agriculture in Greenfield.
  • Acting as educators in matters of farming.
  • Promoting agricultural-based economic opportunities in Greenfield.
  • Informing and advising the Mayor, City Council, and city boards and commissions on projects and activities involving agricultural land in Greenfield.
  • Engaging in projects and activities to promote the business of farming, farming practices, activities and tradition, and farmland protection in Greenfield.
  • Advocating for the right to farm but not engage in land use planning or zoning that is the right, by statute, of any other municipal department or agency.
Agricultural Commission Meeting schedule is first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Five seats / Three-year terms
David Johnson December 31, 2025
Denise Leonard December 31, 2026
Elizabeth Nett December 31, 2027
Greg Cootware December 31, 2027
STAFF CONTACT:  Keith P. Barnicle. 413-772-1560, extension 6172  
All members shall be Greenfield residents. Whenever possible, members should be involved in farming in this community or have some background/knowledge of agricultural pursuits in Greenfield.