Heather Bonanno-Baker serves as the Young Farmers & Ranchers committee chair on the 23-person board of directors for the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF), a non-profit farming advocacy organization representing nearly 6,000 family members across the Commonwealth. In this capacity, he assesses the overall direction and strategy of MFBF.
Bonanno-Baker works family’s farm, Pleasant Valley Gardens in Methuen, Massachusetts, alongside her grandfather and mother. The Century Farm raises flowers and vegetables and sells wholesale and retail to consumers.
She is president of Essex County Farm Bureau; chairs the statewide Young Farmers & Ranchers committee; and serves on the statewide Promotion and Education committee. Bonanno-Baker holds a Bachelor of Science in sustainable food and farming.