FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Bittman, email@example.com / 917.915.3350 New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Working Farm Protection Act into Law Bill A.10301-B, S.8362-A strengthens New York’s farmland protection program by making working farm easements permanently eligible for funding Albany, NY (August 2, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition, together with its five […]
RELEASE: New York Legislature Approves Working Farm Protection Act—Broad Coalition Calls on Governor to Enact the Bill and Help Protect
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Bittman | View full release and contacts New York Legislature Approves Working Farm Protection Act—Broad Coalition Calls on Governor to Enact the Bill and Help Protect #FARMLANDFORFARMERS Bill A.10301-B, S.8362-A would strengthen New York’s farmland protection program by funding conservation easements that protect the affordability of land for farmers. Albany, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Bittman | View full release and contacts Senate introduces bipartisan farm bill with big wins for young farmers NYFC praises investments in farmer training, farmland protection, and racial equity WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 8, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) praised the bipartisan farm bill draft released by the […]
ADVISORY: Young Farmers to Discuss the Future of Suffolk County Agriculture with Congressman Lee Zeldin, Assemblyperson Fred W. Thiele and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle
BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY — Only four percent of Suffolk County farmers are under the age of 35, presenting a significant risk for the future of the state’s third largest county agricultural economy. On Wednesday, August 10th six of young farmers will have the opportunity to discuss the significant challenges that they face in building their Long Island farms with three elected representatives: Congressman Lee Zeldin; Assemblyperson Fred Thiele; and State Senator LaValle. The roundtable will be followed with an Amber Waves farm pizza reception, generously donated by Facawi Farm owners Katja Goldman and Michael Sonnenfeldt.