when: April 27, 2013 (all day)
where: Canton, NY 13617
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GROWING FARMERS, a documentary highlighting the new generation of farmers on Long Island and the struggles and triumphs of the farming community, premiered at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival and won the audience award for Best Short Film. The film includes interviews with Long Island farmers including Sylvester Manor Board Member and Quail Hill Farm Director Scott Chaskey. Film co-producer Hilary Leff will be at the screening along with Sylvester Manor Board Member Sara Gordon and Farm Manager Julia Trunzo to lead a round table discussion with the audience and other local farmers including Herb Strobel, Fred Lee, Chris Browder, and more!
The screening will take place at Sylvester Manor on Friday, March 22 at 7:00 pm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
WATCH THE TRAILER HERE
NOFA-NY, USDA Risk Management Agency, NYS Dept. of Ag and Markets, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and the National GAPs Program present:GAPs for Small Farms: Dispelling Myths, Getting the Facts, and Designing a Food Safety Plan for Your FarmDates: Wednesday, March 23rd and Thursday, March 24thTimes: 8:30am – 3:30pm both daysLoc.: Geneva Experimental Station, Food Research Lab Room 251630 W. North St., Geneva, NY 14456Cost: $80 (NOFA-NY members), $100 (non-NOFA-NY members). Price includes food, materials packet, and digital resources. $20 for one additional representative on Day 2 (see below for details).Pre-registration is required, and the deadline to sign up is Sunday, March 20th. To register for this workshop, visit the NOFA-NY website: www.nofany.org/events/field-days, or call our office at (585) 271-1979, ext. 509. Space is limited, so register today!
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County is looking for a Grower/Garden Educator for the Roots and Wisdom program. Roots and Wisdom is a youth agriculture and community service program in Schenectady, NY. We work with county youth and volunteers to grow vegetables for donation and sale in three urban gardens. The successful candidate will serve as a team member in planning, delivering and evaluating programs and have primary responsibility for management of all gardens. Organic farm/garden management experience and the ability to work with youth are essential.
Cornell Cooperative Extension in Schenectady County provides equal program and employment opportunities. This is a year-round position with benefits starting immediately, position is open until filled.
For further information and a complete job description, please contact Debbie
Forester at email@example.com.