County AED Awarded Grant for Food Hub

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 2013) The recent Regional Economic Development Council funding announcement delivered news to Central New York farmers and their families.

On Dec. 19, the Agricultural Economic Development program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County was awarded $1.5 million dollars for the development of a food hub.

Food hubs are organizations […]

Farmshed 2.0 named Open Farm Day’s Official Local Farm Finder

(Madison County, NY – July 2012) Farmshed 2.0, an web application with over 1,200 local farms and food producers, has been named the official Local Food Finder for Madison County’s 2012 Open Farm Day.

Farmshed 2.0 has been updated to provide detailed information and directions to the 39 farms and four farmers markets participating in […]

Local Meat Delivery Service Launches Feb. 6

(Madison County, NY – Feb. 5, 2012) Side Hill Farmers, a cooperative of livestock farmers in Madison County, is launching a local-meat-delivery service in Central New York, where CNY residents can go on-line and order packages of the Cooperative’s own beef and pork. Then, once a month, Side Hill Farmers will deliver the orders to […]