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Online Registration Now Open for Harvesting Opportunities Conference

Online registration is now open for the Harvesting Opportunities in New York: Growing Local Food Economies and Protecting Farmland  conference that will be held on November 20 in downtown Albany!  “This is a great opportunity to talk about strengthening connections between farmers and local consumers and protecting the land that is critical to farming,” says David Haight, New York State Director for American Farmland Trust.

Join farmers, elected officials, conservation and public health leaders and concerned citizens for workshops that will address topics such as:

  •    Real World Success in Connecting Local Food and Public Health
  •    Emerging Models of Farmland Affordability
  •    Preparing Farmers for Expanding Local Markets
  •    Planning for Local Agriculture and Food Systems
  •    Engaging the Public in Saving Farmland
  •    Strategies for Beginning Farmers to Access Farmland
  •    Funding for Protecting Farmland

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