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This Giving Season, Join the Movement And Help RVGA Sow Seeds For Growth!

December 31, 2017

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!

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15th Annual Harvest Hoedown & Local Food Barbecue

Marbletown Park, Tongore Road, 350 Tongore Road
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
September 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - September 23, 2017 @ 9:00 pm

Photo: Carl Cox Studios Kick up your heels and swing your partner - the RVGA Harvest Hoedown & Local Food Barbecue is back! Join farmers and neighbors  on Saturday, September 23 (4-9, rain or shine!), at Marbletown ("Tongore") Park, to celebrate local food & farming. There will be fun for everyone – a tractor collection, … Continue reading 15th Annual Harvest Hoedown & Local Food Barbecue

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Catskill Native Nursery Wildflower Festival & Heirloom Seedling Sale

Catskill Native Nursery, 607 Samsonville Rd
Kerhonkson, NY 12446
May 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - May 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

RV Grower Member Catskill Native Nursery will be hosting a WILDFLOWER FESTIVAL AND HEIRLOOM SEEDLING SALE on May 20 & 21 from 9AM to 5PM. Below is an excerpt from their Special Events page about some of the fun and exciting things they will be offering during the festival! * FREE ADMISSION / PETS NOT … Continue reading Catskill Native Nursery Wildflower Festival & Heirloom Seedling Sale

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RVGA Open House!

RVGA, 1915 Lucas Avenue
Cottekill, NY 12472
May 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

As part of our Spring Forward campaign, we're having our very first Open House at the RVGA office in the Rondout Valley Municipal Center (former Rosendale Elementary School: 1915 Lucas Avenue in Cottekill), Room M-7. Stop by to learn more about RVGA: meet some of our Growers, Board members and partners, grab a copy of … Continue reading RVGA Open House!

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Breezy Hill Orchard 21st Annual Spring Wassail and Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider Release Party

Breezy Hill Orchard, 828 Centre Rd
Staatsburg, NY 12580 United States
May 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Breezy Hill Orchard and Cider Mill (sister farm of RV Grower Stone Ridge Orchard) is hosting its 21st annual Spring Wassail Festival on May 6th, beginning at 2 pm. To celebrate the ancient Celtic ritual of wassailing, we will sing to the apple trees to ensure a bountiful harvest. There will be a sumptuous feast … Continue reading Breezy Hill Orchard 21st Annual Spring Wassail and Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider Release Party

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Lyonsville Sugarhouse Pancake Breakfast!

Lyonsville Sugarhouse, 591 County Route 2
Accord, 12404 United States
April 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

The legendary Lyonsville Pancake Breakfast is back! Join friends & neighbors  on Sunday April 23rd, from 9-1, for a delicious serving of pancakes with homegrown maple syrup. Bring your best deviled eggs to share! $3 per person, with live music by bluegrass band BreakNeck Annie.  

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FSMA & GAP Grower Training (CCE of Sullivan County)

Extension Education Center, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road
Liberty, NY 12754 United States
February 27, 2017 @ 8:30 am - February 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) & Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Grower Training is a two-day program that will be held on Monday, Feb. 27th and Tuesday, Feb. 28th. from 8:30-4:00 pm. Over the course of this workshop, fruit and vegetable growers and other farmers will learn about: FSMA Produce Safety Rule and GAPs Co-management … Continue reading FSMA & GAP Grower Training (CCE of Sullivan County)

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FREE Grower Workshop: Whole Farm Revenue Insurance And Other RMA Programs For Small Diversified Farmers

Hudson Valley Farm Hub, 1875 Hurley Mountain Road
Hurley, NY 12443 United States
February 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - February 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

The Hudson Valley Young Farmers Coalition is offering a free workshop - brought to you by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the USDA, and National Young Farmers Coalition - on how the USDA's Whole Farm Revenue Insurance program and other subsidized crop insurance options might work for small and mid-scale farms like yours.  Yes, insurance for the … Continue reading FREE Grower Workshop: Whole Farm Revenue Insurance And Other RMA Programs For Small Diversified Farmers

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MASTER YOUR FARM TAXES Workshops- Jan. 14th (GrowNYC, FARMroots & CCE of Dutchess County)

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Dutchess County, 2715 US-44
Millbrook, New York 12545
January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

  Free Admission • Space is Limited • Lunch Provided • Limited Travel from/to NYC Provided   ***10am – 12pm: INCOME TAX MASTER CLASS*** Schedule F is only the beginning. Live preparation of an actual 2016 farm tax return will show you what goes where and highlight important issues, such as equipment depreciation, self-employment taxes, … Continue reading MASTER YOUR FARM TAXES Workshops- Jan. 14th (GrowNYC, FARMroots & CCE of Dutchess County)

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Food Pantry & Feeding Program Volunteer Orientation

Family of Woodstock, 39 John Street
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
December 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - December 6, 2016 @ 2:30 pm

Farm to Food Pantry Event
Please join us Tuesday, December 6th from 1-2:30pm at Family of Woodstock (39 John St, Kingston) for a Volunteer Orientation, to learn about how you can get involved in the many collaborative efforts to alleviate hunger and food insecurity in our community.

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