Benjamin J. Freund

Director

Ben Freund is the owner and operator of Freund’s Farm, Inc., a dairy farm, and the managing member of Cow Pots, 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. He 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 Farmland Preservation Advisory Board, which assists and advises the Connecticut 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.