Resource Spotlight

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New! Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation

This guide introduces the principals of shiitake cultivation. It combines insights gathered from professional growers, on-farm trial and university based research all within the Northeast US. Click here to view the Guide.

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Small Farm Quarterly

Are you looking for ways to farm profitably without getting bigger? Do you like to read about families who are living a good life on a small farm? If so, you’ll enjoy Small Farm Quarterly. Read online or subscribe by mail!

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Looking for Funding?

An increasing number of grant & loan programs are available to farmers. If you’re exploring how to finance your farm, be sure to check out our extensive library of funding opportunities! Click here!

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On-Farm Poultry Slaughter Guidelines

Do you process less than 1000 poultry/year on your farm? Have you had difficulty getting liability insurance because your birds aren’t processed in an inspected facility? This Guide is for you!

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Pure Catskills encourages consumers to buy local through a Guide advertising farmers markets, restaurants and CSA’s selling local food.  Photo provided by Pure Catskills

Wholesale Marketing Resources

Interested in transitioning into wholesale marketing? Check out the Wholesale section of our  Marketing page for an extensive list of wholesale resources.

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Help with Livestock Processing?

Need to locate a slaughterhouse? Want to learn about mobile slaughter units? Have questions about rules and regulations? Find answers at our new Livestock resource pages.

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Registration Open for Farm School NYC’s Training of Trainers Course

Are you or someone you know someone interested in using learner-centered education to work with communities, especially in urban farms and gardens? Complete this brief application by Friday, 11/28 (if you did not apply to Farm School NYC this fall) to receive a link to register for one of only 25 spots.  We won’t offer this class again until … Read More

Introducing Radishes into the Organic Pasture Webinar

Join eOrganic for a webinar on considerations for introducing radishes into the organic pasture by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Fay Benson and Liz Burrichter. Radishes can provide two benefits to the organic dairy pasture: 1) to extend the grazing season with a high energy feedstock, and 2) to provide “bio-drills” by utilizing the tap roots of … Read More

Register Now: High Tunnel Program for New Growers

High Tunnel School: Best Management Practices for New High Tunnel Growers This program is targeted for commercial growers new to high tunnels. NRCS cooperating farms are particularly encouraged to attend. All who are interested in improving their crop yield, quality, and profitability by using high tunnels are welcome. 2 Locations and Dates: Tuesday December 2, … Read More