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Workshop Series Helps Farmers Access Farmland and Pass on the Family Farm

The Hudson Valley Farmlink Network (HVFN), a partnership of organizations dedicated to facilitating farm transfers and making farmland accessible to the next generation in the Hudson Valley, launched a series of workshops this spring. On April 8, 45 participants attended a Farm Transfer and Estate Planning workshop in Greenwich co-hosted by the Agricultural Stewardship Association and NY FarmNet/NY […]

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American Farmland Trust, Beekman 1802, and Culinary Institute of America Host Film Screening for Students

NO FARMS NO FOOD: THE FIRST SEASON Farmers and chefs have a lot in common. Farmers grow food. Chefs prepare food. They are vital links in our food chain. American Farmland Trust, the Fabulous Beekman Boys and the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) are screening The First Season,  a powerful documentary film about dairy farming, […]

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Culinary Institute of America Senior Dinner Benefits American Farmland Trust

American Farmland Trust was chosen by the Culinary Institute of America’s  senior class to be the beneficiary of their recent gala event, Harvest on the Hudson .  Each senior class at the Culinary Institute of America, based in Hyde Park, New York, hosts a dinner  to benefit a charity of interest.  “Students at the Culinary Institute […]

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Partnership Protects 7 Hudson Valley Farms

Seven working farms in the Hudson Valley are now protected from development thanks to combined support from the federal Farm and Ranchlands Protection Program, Scenic Hudson, Dutchess County, the Town of Red Hook, the Columbia Land Conservancy and the Dutchess Land Conservancy. 1,265 acres of farmland have been protected with conservation easements at a cost […]

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Food Hubs Report Released

The Hudson Valley Food Hubs Initiative: Research Findings and Recommendations has just been released. The report explores escalating distribution of local foods, supporting farm economies and strengthening Hudson Valley regional food systems and communities through food hubs. The report is spearheaded by the Local Economies Project with a research team led by Sarah Brannen and Columbia […]

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