Focus groups will be held in January or February, 2014. These groups will meet once for about 1.5 hours each.
Click here for the events flyer.
There were three opportunities for the public to meet and discuss agriculture with the Steering Committee and the particular conditions present in each of the three areas of the county (southern, central, and northern):
Why Save Farmland?
Agriculture's Contribution to New York's Economy and Communities
Agriculture-Based Economic Development in New York State: Trends and Prospects
New York Agricultural Landowner Guide: A Guide to Public Farmland Conservation Programs
Regional Food Hub Resource Guide: Food hub impacts on regional food systems, and the resources available to support their growth and development
Planning for Agriculture in New York: A toolkit for towns and counties
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