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Remembering Tom Ferraro, Founder of Foodlink, Member of FINYS Leadership Team

Thomas Ferraro, founder of Foodlink, one of the nation’s first food banks, died on February 11. Tom served on the Farm to Institution New York State (FINYS)   Leadership Team. “Tom was a visionary,”  said Glenda Neff, FINYS Coordinator for American Farmland Trust. He believed that Foodlink’s assets – its warehouse, kitchens, trucks, and most of all […]

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Listening Sessions: Hudson Valley Food Hubs

A series of listening sessions are being held in the Hudson Valley this spring as part of the Hudson Valley Food Hubs Initiative, a project of Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress. At the listening sessions, being held in May and June, farmers, food distributors, restaurant owners and others will discuss challenges and opportunities surrounding local […]

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