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Protecting the Land to Grow Local Food Economies: Focus of Harvesting Opportunities Conference—November 20, Albany

Emerging economic opportunities in New York – such as food hubs, Greek yogurt or farm-based beer, wine and spirits production – are closely tied with food and agriculture.  Yet, the foundation of this robust industry is at risk as farmland is lost to real estate development.  450,000 acres of farmland – the equivalent of almost […]

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Providing Locally Grown Food to New Yorkers in Need

Foodlink, an emergency food provider in Rochester, New York, aims to build a hunger-free community fed by a sustainable regional food system. The Farm to Institution New York State Leadership Team, a partnership supported by American Farmland Trust, met at Foodlink headquarters last week to strategize about ways to increase the amount of food grown in […]

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