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. 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

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