News & Notes
With summer's arrival we are all eagerly awaiting the tomato bounty that is just around the corner. If you're growing tomatoes at home, check out Senior Farm Director Lynda Prim's tending tips along with a quick nitrogen lesson, as well!
The Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming is proud to announce the launch of the “CSA is a SNAP” program, an initiative of the Hudson Valley CSA Coalition that Glynwood facilitates.
“The farms that make up the Hudson Valley CSA Coalition are passionate about feeding everyone in their community, and we are thrilled to launch a program that will make healthy, nutritious vegetables more available to people facing food insecurity,” said Megan Larmer, Director of the Regional Food Program at Glynwood and facilitator of the Hudson Valley CSA Coalition.
“CSA is a SNAP” is designed to make Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) more accessible to people purchasing food through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps). Click the link to lead the full press release.
Glynwood’s Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator was established to provide customized technical assistance to new and growth stage farm entrepreneurs. Whether farms need assistance in business planning and financial management, social or ecological sustainability, or legal advising and marketing, Glynwood’s Farmer Training staff works with each participating business with a tailored approach reflecting individual farms’ needs and goals. This month, we’re excited to introduce you to three more Incubator farms: Gilded Farms, Maple View Farm, and Fat Apple Farm.
An update from the Senior Director of Glynwood's Farm, Lynda Prim. Changes abound this year for farms and farmers alike, but resilience is key to stability and future abundance.
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