Presented in partnership with The Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship (CADE)
Come learn about the dynamic farm and food business opportunities in the Catskills. In this workshop CADE will outline the collaborative work of Catskills organizations committed to ensuring the success and economic viability of Catskills farm businesses. Economic Development Director, Glenn Nealis, will introduce the Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI)- Cuomo’s $500 million Southern Tier investment fund seeking private partnerships. And 6 farm business owners will present their shovel ready projects seeking investment, highlighting the innovation and growth of Catskills farm and food businesses.
Speakers: Rebecca Morgan (CADE), Glenn Nealis (Delaware County Economic Development Director), Ken Jaffe (Slope Farms), Dan Finn and Shannon Mason (Bovina Valley Creamery), Kate Marsiglio (Stony Creek Farm), Mark Jaffe (Fresh Connection), Tianna Kennedy (Star Route Farm), Sara Eckhouse (USDA)