Your June Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

06/07/2022
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โ€ข Spotlight: New York FFA Associationโ€™s 97th State Convention

๐™๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™‰๐™” ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ ๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™Š๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™Ž๐™๐™‰๐™” ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™—๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™ ๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™ž๐™–๐™œ๐™š ๐™ƒ๐™ค๐™ช๐™จ๐™š
On May 7, Commissioner Ball cut the ribbon on a new Taste NY Market at SUNY Cobleskill. The new Market continues the Taste NY programโ€™s efforts to increase the exposure of products made by New York farmers and producers. Located inside of the Collegeโ€™s historic Carriage House Cafรฉ and General Store, the Market will be operated by SUNY Cobleskill students and is integrated into the existing store, which brings members [โ€ฆ]

June 7th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

Farm School NYC May Updates

05/20/2022
๐—™๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—บ ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—– ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ ๐—จ๐—ฝ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€
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๐™Ž๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐˜ฝ๐™ช๐™›๐™›๐™–๐™ก๐™ค
This past Saturday, a white supremacist opened fire at a supermarket in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo, NY. Our sibling organizations Food for the Spirit and Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust have been working to gather support for our Buffalo relatives. They are organizing to aid families who have lost loved ones and have created this list of organizations to support to ensure your donations are going DIRECTLY to those already doing the work: Buffalo Go Green, Buffalo Freedom Gardens: African Heritage Food Co-Op: Urban Fruits and Veggies

๐˜พ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™™๐™š ๐™‹๐™ง๐™ค๐™œ๐™ง๐™–๐™ข ๐™๐™ฅ๐™™๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™จ
Citywide students have [โ€ฆ]

May 20th, 2022|Categories: External posts, Grants, Job postings, Newsletters|

Your May Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

05/05/2022
๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต๐—น๐˜† ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—ฆ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—”๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ!
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โ€ข Spotlight: Career Day at Greenville Central School District

๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฃ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐˜†
Governor Hochul announced that Great Lakes Cheese broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing and packaging plant in Franklinville and Farmersville. With a capital investment of more than $518 million, the project is the largest infrastructure investment in the companyโ€™s history and the largest economic development project in the [โ€ฆ]

May 5th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

Your April Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

04/09/2022
๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต๐—น๐˜† ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—ฆ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—”๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ!
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โ€ข Taste NY Updates
โ€ข NYS Grown & Certified Updates
โ€ข Funding Opportunities
โ€ข Spotlight: New Yorkโ€™s Source Water Buffer Program

๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—•๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ
Commissioner Ball toured maple farms across the state in March to celebrate maple season and New Yorkโ€™s maple industry! Throughout the month of March, maple farms opened their doors to the public to offer tours and pancake breakfasts, sell maple products, and demonstrate the syrup-making process, which includes the traditional system of hanging buckets on trees or more modern methods of [โ€ฆ]

April 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

The Schenectady Foundation – Grants

03/10/2022
๐“๐ก๐ž ๐’๐œ๐ก๐ž๐ง๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐š๐๐ฒ ๐…๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐š๐ง๐ง๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ž๐ฌ $๐Ÿ.๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ• ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ง๐ญ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ฆ
The Schenectady Foundation has an ambitious agenda for 2022, committing ๐ง๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฅ๐ฒ $๐Ÿ.๐Ÿ— ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ข๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ to continue helping organizations and neighborhoods emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever. The Foundation is placing greatest emphasis on ๐˜๐˜„๐—ผ ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€: ๐—˜๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต๐˜† ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป. Combined, more than $1.24 million will be invested in these areas โ€“ roughly two-thirds of the grant budget.

Please go to this area of the website for criteria, deadlines and eligibility in ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐˜€ & ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜†, ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐—˜๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต๐˜† ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ. [โ€ฆ]

March 10th, 2022|Categories: External posts, Grants|

Your March Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

03/03/2022
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โ€ข Statewide News
โ€ข Taste NY Updates
โ€ข NYS Grown & Certified Updates
โ€ข Funding Opportunities
โ€ข Spotlight: New Yorkโ€™s 2022 Golden Owl Award Winners

๐—›๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ก๐—”๐—ฆ๐——๐—” ๐—ช๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ
In February, Commissioner Ball had the opportunity to collaborate with our state and federal partners at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) 2022 Winter Policy Conference in Arlington, Virginia.

At the conference, members discussed agricultural supply chain issues; Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) students received a collective total of $21,000 in scholarships; NASDA members met to discuss policy issues such ranging from marketing and international trade [โ€ฆ]

March 3rd, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

There’s Still Time to Apply: RFP for Nutrition Outreach and Education Program

02/24/2022
Thereโ€™s Still Time to Apply: RFP for Nutrition Outreach and Education Program

Hunger Solutions New York NOEP Request for Proposals
NEW: Read the Final RFP Questions & Answers Here: https://hungersolutionsny.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/NOEP-RFP-Final-QA.pdf

Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP). Community-based non-profit organizations are invited to apply for a contract to provide free and confidential Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) information, education, prescreening and application services to low-income New Yorkers. Contracts begin July 1, 2022.

NOEP, managed by Hunger Solutions New York, has been in operation in New York State since 1987. Through the program, organizations are funded to: promote the benefits of SNAP [โ€ฆ]

February 24th, 2022|Categories: External posts, Grants|

Child Nutrition Resources from Hunger Solutions NY

02/18/2022

Child Nutrition Resources from Hunger Solutions NY
https://hungersolutionsny.org/

Register Now: Summer Meals Webinar:
Closing the Summer Meals Gap: Updates & New Resources to Reach More NY Kids This Summer
Mar 24, 2022 at 11:00 AM
It may be cold out, but summer is just around the corner, and many sponsors, sites, and community partners are already hard at work planning strong summer meal programs to ensure kids stay well-nourished over the summer break. Join Hunger Solutions New York, No Kid Hungry New York, New York State Education Department, and peer sponsors to discuss program updates, new outreach resources, and innovative strategies to reach even more kids and teens this summer. [โ€ฆ]

February 18th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants|

February updates and opportunities from Farm School NYC!

02/16/2022

https://www.farmschoolnyc.org/

Black History Month
At Farm School NYC, we believe that Black peopleโ€™s experiences and voices should be highlighted, valued, and uplifted everyday. We also recognize the significance of Black History Month and its origins. We hope this month serves as a reminder to continue the work of researching and celebrating stories of Black people and culture.

Citywide Program Updates
Students have completed our Food Justice course. On the last day, they gathered at Hattie Carthan Community Garden to discuss and analyze the impacts of community food organizing on the neighborhood.
Now midway through Botany, students are led by Ruby and Gaby, land stewards and former FSNYC students excited to [โ€ฆ]

February 16th, 2022|Categories: External posts, Grants, Job postings, Newsletters|

Your February Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

02/08/2022
In this issue:
Statewide News
Taste NY Updates
NYS Grown & Certified Updates
Funding Opportunities
Spotlight: Two Grant Opportunities Will Help New York Farmers Protect Soil and Water Quality
Commissioner Ball Delivers State of Agriculture Address and Highlights Governor Hochulโ€™s State of the State Proposals
Commissioner Richard A. Ball delivered the State of Agriculture Address at the 190th Annual New York State Agricultural Society Forum on January 6. The Forum, which is traditionally the oldest and largest meeting of its kind in the State, took place [โ€ฆ]
February 8th, 2022|Categories: External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

The December Monthly Harvest is here from the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

12/08/2021

In this issue:
Statewide News
Taste NY Updates
NYS Grown & Certified Updates
Funding Opportunities
Spotlight: Division of Animal Industry

Source

December 8th, 2021|Categories: External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

People, Parks, and Power: A National Initiative for Green Space, Health Equity, and Racial Justice

10/25/2021

People, Parks, and Power Funding Opportunity

People, Parks, and Power (P3) https://preventioninstitute.org/projects/people-parks-and-power is a new funding opportunity that supports the work of grassroots and community-based collaboratives. This opportunity is valuable to advancing equity and community engagement aims in the parks, open space, greenspace, and stormwater infrastructure policy advocacy arenas. P3 is a joint effort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, led and managed by Prevention Institute. The initiative is designed to fund policy advocacy and base-building groups led by people of color to advance policy and systems changes in the park equity and greenspace arena.

Through this new initiative, $7 million [โ€ฆ]

October 25th, 2021|Categories: External posts, Grants|