CSA Fair Liberty NY Sunday February 16 2014

 

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County has partnered with Pure Catskills, NOFA-NY, Edible Magazine and Green Door Magazine to host a CSA Fair in Liberty, New York on February 16, 2014

The theme is Bringing Everyone to the Table

Doors open to the public at 9:30 a.m.

Admission is free

Check out the Brochure for more information

BROCHURE. CSA Fair. 2014

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Give A Gift Membership to NOFA-NY!

GIVE A GIFT MEMBERSHIP! Struggling to find the perfect gift? Maybe it’s for your friend who loves shopping at the farmers market. Or your neice who aspires to be a farmer. Or your colleague who’s passionate about organic food. They’re going to really appreciate your gift membership in NOFA-NY! A $30 Gift Membership includes: a one year subscription to New York Organic News, our 40 page magazine that includes feature articles and regular columns and departments a one year subscription to The Natural Farmer, our quarterly news journal that has a pull out section on a particular topic relevant to organic food and farming the Annual Local & Organic Food & Farm Guide, New York State’s most comprehensive listing of organic and sustainable farms When you purchase a gift membership, you will immediately receive an attractive certificate that lists the benefits of membership that you can e-mail to the recipient or print out on a printer to give to that person. To purchase your gift membership, simply click here. Also consider making a gift donation to NOFA-NY. Your gift donation will go directly to supporting our programs and services that promote local, organic food and farming. To make a donation, simply click here. You will recieve an acknowledgement letter of your gift membership, which is 100% tax-deductible. NOFA-NY is a statewide organization leading a growing movement of farmers, consumers, gardeners, and businesses committed to promoting local, organic food and farming. http://www.nofany.org

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Community Farm to Table Thanksgiving Dinner and Food Drive

A WONDERFUL WAY TO CELEBRATE  AN ORGANIC THANKSGIVING IN COMMUNITY AND FOR A GOOD CAUSE!

NOFA-NY ORGANIC FARMERS AND OTHERS HAVE PARTNERED TO PUT ON THIS SPECIAL THANKSGIVING FEAST IN LAKE HUNTINGTON  NEW YORK. PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS BEFORE NOVEMBER 21. ALL ARE WELCOME AND IT IS FREE TO ATTEND! TRANSPORTATION IS PROVIDED AS WELL. CALL 888-551-8625 OR EMAIL info@NaturalContents.com

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Join the Hard Cider Revival Celebration Hudson Valley

Edible Hudson Valley logo

Invites YOU to join the CIDER REVIVAL this October!

the 3rd Annual Cider Week NY Returns
October 18-27

Participate in Tastings, Classes, Cocktails, Pairings and Flights

at more than 75 Restaurants, Pubs, Shops and Markets

throughout the Hudson Valley!

 

Cider makers across the country and in the Northeast are now spearheading a resurgence of orchard-based libations, crafting distinctive hard ciders that pair well with food, can be enjoyed on their own or mixed into delectable cocktails.

Join the Cider Revival!

Visit Cider Week locations featuring Edible Friends:

Peekskill Brewery in Peekskill

Stockade Tavernin Kingston

The Heron in Narrowsburg

Aroma Thyme Bistro in Ellenville

Partition Street Wines in Saugerties

Rhinebeck Farmers Market

(for the full list visit  ciderweekny.com/locations)

Learn everything you need to know about cider and apples, meet cider makers, enjoy special tastings and dinners … Click thru for the ever growing list of events throughout the Hudson Valley!

FOLLOW the CIDER REVIVAL:

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Drink an apple, save an orchard this October! Thanks to efforts like Cider Week, the number of cideries in the Hudson Valley has doubled over the past five years, with plans for more cideries well under way.

EDIBLE HUDSON VALLEY a member of Edible Communities

Edible Hudson Valley | PO Box 650 | Rhinebeck | NY | 12572

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Cornell Venture Center to Present at Value Added Food Seminar

Liberty, New York October 17, 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension  Sullivan County

All budding food entrepreneurs are invited to a full-day educational workshop on “value added” food production on Thursday, October 17, 2013. The session will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County’s Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty. Registration fee of $75 per person includes lunch and refreshments. Participants will receive advice from the experts of the New York Small Scale Food Processors Association (NYSSFPA) http://www.nyssfpa.com/

and from  Herb Cooley of the Cornell University Venture Center in Geneva, NY http://necfe.foodscience.cals.cornell.edu/

on how to develop their farm products or recipes for sale at farm stands, farmer’s markets, or retail stores.

Topics covered will include:

  •  The importance of a business plan, and how to start one
  •  Legal considerations and insurance requirements
  •  Licensing and regulations governing food production
  •  Product development and the role of the Food Venture Center at Cornell University
  •  Processing, packaging, branding, labeling
  •  Marketing (including pricing) and communications; how to reach the consumer
  •  How to use Liberty’s Entrepreneurial & Teaching (EaT) shared-use Kitchen, commercial kitchens and co-packers
  •  Q&A session and networking opportunity will conclude the day.

Panelists and presenters will include:

 Beth Linskey: Owner of Beth’s Farm Kitchen, Stuyvesant Falls, NY

 Jeri Woodhouse: Owner of North Fork Specialty Kitchen, Cutchoque, NY

 Liz Beals: Manager of Beth’s Farm Kitchen, Stuyvesant Falls, NY

 Mary Ann Johnson from Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation

 Gregory Sandor from Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County

 Heinrich Strauch from the Liberty Community Development Corporation

Pre-registration with payment is required in advance by calling 845-292-6180 or email Maria Grimaldi at mal395@cornell.edu

Food Production Workshop at CCESC Oct. 17, 2013 at 9 am

Please send registration payment of $75.00  to 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road, Liberty, NY 12754

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HUDSON DELAWARE RESTAURANTS CELEBRATE THE LOCAVORE CHALLENGE

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SUPPORT NOFA-NY– LOCAL FARMERS — LOCAL BUSINESSES

DINE AT A  FINE  PARTICIPATING LOCAVORE CHALLENGE RESTAURANT

ORANGE COUNTY

W. Rogowski Farm

329 Glenwood Rd., Pine Island, 10969

Friday dinner September 27

845-544-5379

 


SULLIVAN COUNTY   

The Heron

40 Main Street
Narrowsburg, Ny 12764

Saturday dinner September 28

845 252-3333

 

Matthews on Main

19  Main St., Callicoon, 12723

Saturday dinner September 28

845-887-5636

 

 

 

 

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