21 Oct '11, 1pm

How to Preserve Family Farms, and Critical 'Foodsheds'

How to Preserve Family Farms, and Critical 'Foodsheds'

October 21, 2011 at 9:05AM by Ned Sullivan | comment Earlier this month, on an idyllic fall morning in New York's Hudson River Valley, Northwind Farms in rural Red Hook was the site of an important announcement for this agricultural community. Ten farmers, leaders of the town and the directors of regional land trusts—Dutchess Land Conservancy and Scenic Hudson —gathered to hear an official from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service announce a $1.8-million grant that would support the preservation of nearly 700 acres of productive land on 10 valley farms. The funding was a great cause for celebration. It's the final piece in a dynamic public-private partnership instigated by the farmers themselves, who had petitioned the Town of Red Hook to help them preserve their land. In response to their request, Scenic Hudson, the Dutchess Land Con...

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