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2018-03-13 / Arts & Entertainment

NY Grown & Certified Grants - Informational Meeting

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Delaware County’s Mariane Kiraly, and Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County’s Laura Biasillo for an overview and discussion on the NY Grown & Certified Program.

Currently the following commodities are eligible for enrollment: dairy, produce, maple syrup, beef, pork, Christmas trees, poultry, eggs and shellfish. Find out the eligibility requirements for your commodity as well as cost-share grants that are available to help farms reach the eligibility requirements related to food safety. This branding program from NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets will showcase farms utilizing the highest levels of environmental sustainability and food safety risk mitigation techniques.

The meeting will be Thursday, March 22 at the Sidney Library, 8 River Street, Sidney in the Smart Community Room from noon-3 p.m. Snacks and light refreshments will be served. For more information and to register online visit reg. cce.cornell.edu/nygcinfo_ 203. Preregistration is requested to ensure accommodations are adequate and the correct number of handouts are available. Questions can be directed to Laura Biasillo, 607-584- 5007 or email lw257@cornell.edu.

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