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Kacey is the Cornell Small Farms Program’s communications specialist. In this role, she manages all storytelling and outreach across the program’s website, social media, e-newsletter, magazine and more. Kacey has worked in communications and journalism for more than a decade, with a primary focus on science and sustainability.
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Offering You Free Online Course Access Until March 27

By Kacey Deamer / March 19, 2020

Update: This offer has now closed. We have had an overwhelming response to our solidarity offer for free access to our online courses. We are so glad that many of you have been able to sign-up for some active learning before the season starts. Many shared our offer through their networks, which was terrific! Unfortunately,…

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Farm Ops Project to Continue Event Series for Veterans in Agriculture

By Kacey Deamer / February 17, 2020

We are pleased to announce that our Farm Ops project will be continuing its series of training workshops for veterans interested in agriculture throughout 2020. Opportunities include twelve single-day focused trainings, as well as connecting participating veterans to additional regional training opportunities, print material, and online resources tailored to each individual’s interests. These events are…

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Learn Ways to Boost Your Farm Business with Online Courses

By Kacey Deamer / January 27, 2020

Our current season of online courses is underway, and the last block of courses will start live content at the end of February. With two business courses, a grazing management course, soil health, and mushroom production, this is a great opportunity to learn before the growing season begins. Did you know that we moved our…

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News from the Cornell Small Farms Program, Winter 2020

By Kacey Deamer / January 13, 2020

In Case You Missed It, We Have a New Website and New Course Platform  In August we launched our new website, designed with our new logo and branding. This more up-to-date website makes all of our work and resources more easily accessible. It also allows us to better serve our mission to help farmers get…

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2019 Archive Small Farms Newsletter

By Kacey Deamer / January 1, 2020

Our Small Farms Newsletter brings you farm announcements, events, job and internship opportunities, grant and loan opportunities, and other farming resources. It is intended for farmers and agricultural service providers in New York and the Northeast. The newsletter reaches more than 10,000 farmers, aspiring farmers, and agricultural service providers. Of those recipients, 41% of these…

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SFP Program News

By Kacey Deamer / October 7, 2019

The New Online Home of Cornell Small Farms Program As we first announced in the Summer 2019 issue of the Small Farms Quarterly, we have been working on some major updates to our communications efforts, and are excited to finally share the results! In August we launched our new website, designed with our new logo…

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Grow Your Farm Business by Learning to Grow New Products with Our Online Courses

By Kacey Deamer / September 30, 2019

Our new season of online courses is underway, and now’s the time to register for upcoming block two courses. Did you know that the we moved our suite of online courses to a new, more user-friendly platform? Now registrants have permanent, year-round access to their course content. Courses are offered with tiered pricing from $199…

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August Mushroom Webinar to Cover Low-Impact Outdoor Growing

By Kacey Deamer / July 29, 2019

The next installment of the Cornell Small Farms Program’s specialty mushroom project’s ongoing monthly webinar series is coming up on August 7 and will be held at 6 p.m. EST. Click here to sign up for the free webinars. During our August webinar, learn about the ways mushroom can help solve complex social and environmental…

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In the News: Rep. Delgado Praises the Farm Ops Program

By Kacey Deamer / July 26, 2019

The Farm Ops project of the Cornell Small Farms Program provides expertise and community for veterans interested in agriculture across New York State. Connecting veterans with the Armed to Farm conference is often a first step in providing agricultural training and farm tours. If veterans want to make the transition into farming, the Cornell Small…

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Join Us at Upcoming Field Day to Talk Tarping and Reduced Tillage

By Kacey Deamer / July 23, 2019

As part of the Organic@Cornell Summer Field Day Series, the Cornell Small Farms Program will be sharing our work on tarping and reduced tillage in small-scale organic vegetable production. This free field day event, “Innovations in Organic Vegetable Production,” will be held on Wednesday, July 31, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Homer…

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