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Harvesting Opportunities in New York 2013 Conference Inspires & Educates

Last month, at American Farmland Trust’s (AFT) Harvesting Opportunities in New York conference over 200 participants gathered to focus on issues surrounding local farm and food economies and farmland conservation. It was an exciting day of great speakers, standing-room-only workshops and delicious food and drink, along with much high-spirited networking.   David Haight, New York State director for […]

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Help for Beginning Farmers Looking for Farmland

Are you a beginning farmer looking for a place where you can grow your farm business?  You’re not alone – there are many farmers facing the challenge of finding a farm under conditions that work for them.     American Farmland Trust has assembled a team of experts to help you develop a personal strategy for making […]

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The Time is Ripe to Harvest Opportunity in New York

November 20, Albany—Register Online Now! As we move into the final days of a bountiful harvest season we are reminded of the importance of New York State agriculture and the locally grown food it produces. Farm and food businesses provide jobs and economic opportunity while improved access to nutritious, locally grown food improves the health […]

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Harvesting Opportunity for New York Grown Beer, Wine & Spirits

New legislation that encourages brewing beer with hops and barley grown in New York is getting results! Governor Cuomo recently welcomed 14 newly licensed farm breweries. These breweries add a new dimension to the state’s burgeoning farm winery and distillery  industry already creating product with New York grown fruits and grains. “Not only do these […]

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Harvest Opportunity with a Beginning Farmer/Student Discount

Thanks to generous support from our conference sponsors, discounted registration for the Harvesting Opportunities in New York: Growing Local Food Economies & Protecting Farmland is now available to a limited number of beginning farmers and students. The conference, to be held on November 20 in downtown Albany, will offer workshops on topics such as land […]

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