Farmers

Connections: How have farmers markets changed due to the pandemic?

How has the role of farmers markets changed due to the coronavirus? The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has issued safety...
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Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:15am
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New York to connect struggling upstate farmers to regional food banks

New York will launch a program to buy food from struggling upstate farms whose revenue streams were limited last month when restaurants and schools...
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Mon, 04/27/2020 - 11:51am
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Farmers have too much food to sell. New York might buy it

Struggling farmers in upstate New York may soon get a reprieve from the state, which is considering a plan to buy products, like excess milk, that aren...
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Mon, 04/27/2020 - 1:48am
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Farmworkers fair labor law set to take effect just as NY farmers file last-minute lawsuit

A coalition of dairy and vegetable farms in New York state has filed a last-minute federal lawsuit on Monday to try and temporarily halt a New York...
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Tue, 12/31/2019 - 3:42pm
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Connections: How regulations impact farmers and small businesses

The New York Times recently published a piece describing the kinds of regulations under which farmers and small businesses work. It sparked...
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Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:32pm
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Connections: Discussing New York State's spending on local farm food

Is New York State spending enough on food from local farms? A new report from the New York Academy of Medicine and the American Farmland Trust says the...
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Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:12am
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