Hudson Valley Gives is an annual, 24-hour online event to harness the power of peer-to-peer fundraising and social media to benefit local non-profit organizations based in Ulster, Orange, Sullivan, Rockland, Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties. In the spirit of today’s community fundraising challenge, we ‘re offering some fun incentives to help you press that “donate” button! All online … Continue reading Today is Hudson Valley Gives! Join RVGA for a special one-day fundraising challenge…
Attention, Ulster County residents who own farmland –The Ulster County Planning Board is now considering applications from qualifying landowners to be included as a NYS Certified Ag District! The Planning Board’s deadline for receiving completed applications is March 30, 2018. For more information on the Ag District Inclusion process, or to request an application form, … Continue reading The Ulster Co. 2018 Ag District Application Window is Now Open! (March 1-30)
There’s Still Time To Show Your Love For Local Food & Farming This Year, With A Tax-Deductible Gift to RVGA!
Winter has just begun, but RVGA is already sowing seeds for next year’s growth! Make a Tax-Deductible Contribution By December 31 to help build our capacity to support our farmers and the Rondout Valley’s Living Economy, in 2018 and Beyond! Your charitable contribution is as important to us as nutrient-rich soil, rain, sunshine and oxygen … Continue reading There’s Still Time To Show Your Love For Local Food & Farming This Year, With A Tax-Deductible Gift to RVGA!
As we now enter the heart of the holiday and gift-giving season, make RVGA a charitable priority and help us achieve our ambitious goal of raising $5,000 dollars by December 31st. These funds will build capacity to nurture already existing projects, like our highly-successful Farm-to Food-Pantry Program, which provided 73,239 pounds of produce this year – … Continue reading This Giving Season, Join the Movement And Help RVGA Sow Seeds For Growth!
Since its formation in 2003, the Rondout Valley Growers Association (RVGA) has been providing a voice for local farming. Started as a small, farmer-led group conceived by Founding President Bruce Davenport and founding board member Fabia Wargin, RVGA has been building support for the farm community, and continues to grow. And since 2012 Deborah DeWan … Continue reading A New Chapter Begins at RVGA: Executive Director Deborah DeWan passes the baton to Carol L. Reiser
The Harvest Event of the Season in the heart of the Rondout Valley! Join farmers and neighbors on Saturday, September 24th at RVGA’s 14th annual Harvest Hoedown and Local Food Barbecue. Rain or shine, 3-9 at Marbletown Park on Tongore Road. Our famous local food farm-to-table feast, “Slaw Off”, bake sale, snacks, wine and local … Continue reading Tickets Now Available for 2016 Harvest Hoedown
The Harvest Event of the Season! Celebrating farmers and farming in the heart of the Rondout Valley. Join us at our 14th annual local food barbecue and dance we’ll be serving our famous farm-to-table feast. Fun for everyone–tractor collection, Zuchinni 500 Race, pumpkin decorating, and more! Live music afternoon and evening by Rich Hines and … Continue reading Harvest Hoedown and Local Food Barbecue September 24, 2016
Sunday, April 24th there will be a world premier not to be missed: a musical celebration of our agricultural heritage. Find out more!