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Harvesting Opportunities in New York Conference Panelists Announced

Save the Date, Harvesting OpportunitiesPeople working across New York State to grow local food economies and protect farmland from development will converge in Albany on November 15 for the Harvesting Opportunities conference. Panels including farmers, town supervisors, institutional food buyers, policy analysts and filmmakers will lead workshops on buying locally grown food, protecting farmland from development in local communities and spreading the word about the importance of local farms and food. “This conference will motivate New Yorkers to work together to grow our local food economies and save our irreplaceable farmland,” said American Farmland Trust’s New York State Director David Haight.

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