Gary Johnston

Gary, a native of Berkshire County, grew up on the family farm in Stockbridge. He graduated from the local high school and went on to get his degree in Agriculture Economics from UMass, Amherst. He is the long time owner/operator of a heavy-duty land management business and continues to take care of the 100-acre family farm in Stockbridge. Gary’s long history of being active in community affairs includes nearly 40 years of serving as Stockbridge Town Moderator, 15 years as President of the Stockbridge Sportsmen’s Club, past President of the Board of Corporations of the Berkshire Natural Resources Council, charter member of the Board of Directors of the Stockbridge Land Trust, charter member of the Stockbridge Historical Commission, and currently serves as a Co-chairman of the Bay State Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.When not enjoying their recently renovated home overlooking the glorious view of his family farmland, or taking advantage of the beauty and cultural amenities of the Berkshires, Gary and his wife, Linda, delight in frequent travel to the Caribbean for sun and relaxation.