CNS Advisory Board Member

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Franklyn Carlson '63 AS is president of Carlson Orchards, Inc., a 120-acre vertically integrated and family-owned orchard operation in Harvard, Massachusetts. Under Frank's leadership, the farm has developed the largest fresh cider operation in New England, distributing to Whole Foods, Roche Bros, and other major retailers, and Carlson Orchards has become a leader in utilizing integrated pest management for fruit production. The Orchards recently installed a solar array that is expected to supply two-thirds of the farm's power needs. He lives in Harvard, Massachusetts.