News & Notes
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 our final 2020 Incubator farms: Lovin’ Mama Farm and Second Wind CSA.
In early 2020, the Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming and the Pleiades Network decided to join forces and organize an event: a gathering of women changemakers working in regenerative food and agriculture. Although the in-person event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Plant + Harvest metamorphosed into a series of three nourishing, network-building video calls held in July and August 2020. Plant + Harvest brought together over 50 women in all, representing 3 countries, 16 states and every region within the United States, and spanning six decades in age.
In a post originally authored for the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition, Director of Regional Food Programs Megan Larmer describes how COVID-19 has impacted the pilot year of Glynwood's CSA is a SNAP project (funded by the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program; USDA-NIFA Award No. 2019-70030-30397).
Heirloom tomatoes are a summer time staple and each variety has a unique story as well as flavor. Here are the varieties that we grow at Glynwood.