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Posted: May 25 2011

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May 2011 Small Farms Update
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  • Thinking of Growing Hops? Specialist Now Available to Assist You
  • Greenhorns Documentary Film Hits the Road

Upcoming Events

  • Beginning Farmer Events
  • Other Featured Events

Career etc. Opportunities

  • Technical Assistance and Incubator Farm Site Coordinator, Lowell, MA
  • Produce Operations and Quality Coordinator, Dracut, MA
  • CSA Delivery Driver, Dracut, MA
  • Nominate a Minority Farmer of the Year

Funding Opportunities

  • Sustainable Ag (SARE) Graduate Student Grant - Due May 31st
  • Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program - Due June 8th
  • Agriculture Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects (USDA) – Due June 15th
  • Small Wind Incentives from NYSERDA - Rolling


  • New Publication: Agriculture Supported Community in the Mid-Hudson Region
  • New Report: Cultivating Sustainable Agriculture in the Catskill Region
  • Farmstay Manual
  • Local and Regional Food Systems: Initiatives & Resources

Program Highlight

  • “Girls of Summer” Pedometer Project
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