The mission of the Agricultural Commission is "dedicated to preserving Candia's rural character".
In March of 2019, the Town voted to establish an Agricultural Commission according to RSA 673:4-b and RSA 674:44-c to protect the rural character, keeping land in open space, and growing healthy locally-produced foods. The commission shall consist of seven (7) members and five (5) alternate members appointed by the Board of Selectmen, upon recommendation of the Agricultural Commission. The initial members of the Agricultural Commission shall be appointed by the Moderator, in accordance with RSA 673:5,II within 60 days of the vote establishing the Agricultural Commission.
See RSA 672:1 for Declaration of Purpose.