John A. Ogonowski New Farm Families Project

Honor 9/11 Victim and His Work with Immigrant Farmers

This fund supports The New Farm Families Project, a living memorial to Captain John A. Ogonowski. During his lifetime, Captain Ogonowski was a mentor-farmer for the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (NESFP), which assists recent immigrants and refugees to begin farming in Massachusetts and provides training, education, marketing assistance, access to land, and connections to agricultural resources for beginning farmers. Learn more at: