About

Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster the sustainability of diverse, thriving small farms that contribute to food security, healthy rural communities, and the environment. We do this by encouraging small farms-focused research and extension programs and fostering collaboration in support of small farms.

2012 Annual Report2012 Annual Report

Learn about our 2012 projects, funding sources and other activities by downloading our 2012 Annual Report

Outreach Materials – Print ready!

To learn more about what we do, you can download the following.   These high resolution rack cards are print ready if you would like to print your own copies for a fair, festival, farm dinner or field day.

Small Farms Program Rack Cards [PDF
Beginning Farmer Project Rack Cards  [PDF]
Beginning Farmer Online Course Rack Cards [PDF]

Small Farms Program Network of Support

The Small Farms Program couldn’t be successful without the support of an amazing and broad network of people. This includes Cornell Cooperative Extension educators across the state, the Editorial Team for the Small Farm Quarterly, the Small Farms Leadership Team (listed below), and our program staff.

 

Small Farms Leadership Team

County Extension Educators Campus Faculty and Extension
Matt LeRoux
CCE Tompkins County
607-272-229
mnl28@cornell.edu
Mike Baker
Cornell Animal Science
607-255-5923
mjb28@cornell.edu
Nancy Glazier
CCE Yates County
Northwest NY Ag Team
315-536-5123
nig3@cornell.edu
Peter Smallidge
CALS – Natural Resources
607-592-3640
pjs23@cornell.edu
Lynn Bliven
CCE Allegany County
585-268-7644
lao3@cornell.edu
Tatiana Stanton
Cornell Animal Science Department
607-254-6024
tls7@cornell.edu
Fay Benson
CCE Cortland County
607-745-3807
afb3@cornell.edu
Heidi Mouillesseaux-Kunzman
Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI)
Department of Development Sociology
607-255-0417
hmm1@cornell.edu
Liz Higgins
CCE Sullivan County
845-292-6180
emh56@cornell.edu
Farmers Nonprofit / Organization
Karma Glos: Kingbird Farm
607-657-2860
karma@kingbirdfarm.com
Daniel Welch
Business and Succession Planning Coordinator, FarmNet
315/529-6247
dlw56@cornell.edu
Jim and Adele Hayes
Sapbush Hollow Farm
518-234-2105
sapbush@midtel.net
Phil Metzger
Consultant, Natural Resource/Conservation
pmetzger17@gmail.com
Leo Siemion
Summit Naturals Organic Farm
518-287-1408
lsiemion@midtel.net
Lisa Ott
North Shore Land Alliance
151 Post Road, Old Westbury, NY  11568
516-626-0908
lisa@northshorelandalliance.org
 Liz Martin
Muddy Fingers Farm
607-546-4535
martin25@juno.com