Speaker Bio

Benee Hershon

Outreach Coordinator at Cheshire County Conservation District

Land & Community Track Leader

Benée Hershon is the Outreach Coordinator for the Cheshire County Conservation District. One of Benée’s greatest passions is connecting others with nature, and doing active conservation work in agriculture and working landscapes. Benée graduated from Brandeis University in 2020 with a degree in Environmental Studies, and a certificate in Conservation, Biodiversity, and Society from the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation. Prior to working with CCCD, Benée served as the Community Engagement and Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator for The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts through the TerraCorps program. During her service year, she planned and farmed a 3-acre sustainable community engagement farm. Benée is excited to be working with such an incredible and dedicated organization and community in Cheshire County!

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