Building Farm Resilience During COVID-19

Here we are offering ideas on how we can take care of ourselves, our farms, and our local communities. These resources offer support on the various aspects of farming during a crisis, with a focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic.

This content was curated in partnership with educators, researchers and others. It will be consistently updated as new information and resources are available. Please check back often, subscribe to our emails, or follow our social channels for updates.

News and Updates

COVID-19 Update for Farmers’ Markets Operators and Vendors

By Kacey Deamer | March 31, 2020

Interim Guidance for Horticulture and Seafood from NYS Ag & Markets The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets released the following Interim Guidance for the Operation of Farmers’…

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COVID-19 Update for Nursery Operations and Seafood Processors

By Kacey Deamer | March 24, 2020

Update 4/2/20: At this time, horticulture is designated as a non-essential business (with the exception of nurseries/greenhouses selling food producing plants). Please note that landscaping for maintenance and pest control purposes…

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COVID-19 Update for Livestock Farms

By Kacey Deamer | March 23, 2020

Interim Guidance for Animal Care Operations from NYS Ag & Markets The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets released the following Interim Guidance for Animal Care Operations on March 22,…

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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…

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Building Farm Resilience in this Crisis

By Anu Rangarajan | March 13, 2020

Update 3/24/20: We have launched a curated resource page to support the farming community through this challenging time. Offering ideas on how we can take care of ourselves, our farms,…

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