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The Hudson Valley Apprenticeship, launched by Glynwood in 2022, is a decentralized apprenticeship program that provides education, training and mentoring to a cohort of aspiring farmers across the Mid-Hudson Valley. Through a dynamic set of hands-on and classroom-based learning opportunities, exercises in goal setting and mentorship from some of the region’s most experienced farmers, apprentices learn the foundational agricultural skills needed for success in their future careers as farmers and food system professionals.

Choy Commons was created in 2021 by Asian American farmers and organizers in New York City and the Hudson Valley who came together to weave relationships between Asian and Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) growers, mutual aid groups, and community-based organizations. Their goal? To preserve ancestral foodways and provide culturally important produce to those in need.

Ready to roll up your sleeves? Join us for a community-powered ecological restoration project!

We need your help restoring about 3 acres of farmland by removing undesirable plants and replanting with desirable native plants that produce food for people, forage for our livestock, and high quality habitat for beneficial wildlife like native pollinators and birds.

Hi friends! My name is Maddie and I use she/her pronouns. I hail from the bluegrass fields of Kentucky and have also studied architecture at Washington University in St. Louis and designed affordable homes in Seattle and Sacramento. I am currently pursuing my Master of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

If there’s ever been a question about whether farmers markets play an important role in building just, healthy regional food systems, the newly-formed World Farmers Market Coalition (WFMC), which just held its inaugural assembly in Italy a couple of weeks ago, represents an emphatic and inspiring affirmative answer. The assembly, the first of its kind, attracted market managers and organizers from across the globe to come together to ensure markets continue to strengthen as we strive toward more resilient food systems.