Benjamin J. Freund
Ben Freund is the owner and operator of Freund’s Farm, Inc., a dairy farm, and the managing member of CowPots, LLC, a manufacturer of biodegradable planting pots, both located in East Canaan, Connecticut. He serves on the board of the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation and is a member and former director of Farm Credit East, ACA. He is a founding member and officer of Canaan Valley Agricultural Cooperative, Inc., a manure management cooperative. Mr. Freund is also a member of the Connecticut Farmland Preservation Advisory Board, which assists and advises the State Commissioner of Agriculture.
He joined the CoBank board in 2013 and is a member of the Governance Committee.
Mr. Freund holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.