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Farm Aid is Coming to Town

Farm Aid 2013 is coming to Saratoga Springs, the hometown of our New York field office, on September 21, look for American Farmland Trust in the HOMEGROWN Village with their No Farms No Food: The Apple as Planet Earth demonstration and see a single apple reveal how finite our farmland and topsoil are—and how seriously […]

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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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It’s Time to Start Protecting Farms Again in New York State

For Gary and Karen Gulliver, of Gulliver Farms, it is all about the land. Their family has been farming in Cayuga County in New York’s Finger Lakes Region, since the 1950s. Thanks to funding from the state’s Farmland Protection Program, which enabled local partners to purchase a conservation easement on over 1,000 acres of the […]

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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 […]

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Tell New York State to Buy Local

Thanks to your support, the Food Metrics Act S. 4061/A. 5102 unanimously passed the New York State Assembly on June 20th. The Food Metrics Act would require New York State agencies to provide greater transparency about state food purchasing by reporting agency food purchasing practices and encourage state institutions to buy more food produced in […]

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