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 CADE seeks Program Manager

CADE is seeking a Full Time Program Manager to help grow the organization’s programs and impact.

View the full Job Announcement.

Please forward announcement through your networks broadly.

Thank you.  Deadline for applying: July 10, 2016.

 


In The News:

THE LUCKY DOG LOCAL FOOD HUB RECEIVES FUNDING
from impact investors and Delaware County Economic Development Office
TO CONNECT HIGH-QUALITY CATSKILLS PRODUCTS TO NYC BUYERS

On the Bright Side: Local food hub receives $40,000 expansion grant

View the full article from The Daily Star.

View the video from Delaware County Economic Development.


Recent Dairy Producer Workshops

presented by CADE

How Do I Make it? A Workshop & Discussion for Farmers on Milk Prices & Checks

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

 

Cowbella Creamery Dairy Processing Hands-On Workshop

Thursday, June 18, 2015


 

GROWING GRAINS FOR FLOUR

 

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WORKSHOP FOR FARMERS

June 19th, 2015
9:30 AM – 4 PM
Cooperative Extension 34570 State Highway 10, Hamden, NY

 Visit our Workshops page for more details.


 

FARM HELP AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER 2015!

Local college and high school students are looking to farm this summer!

Simply provide your:

  • contact info
  • ideal dates for farm help in June,
  • pay rate, and
  • type of farm operation you have.

Send an email to rebecca@cadefarms.org with “summer farm help” in the subject line.

 

Let CADE put farm help in touch with you!

Please note: CADE will not be responsible for transportation or schedules of summer farm help.  We are simply connecting eager students to help meet the needs of a busy farm season.  You will be responsible to connect with, organize, pay, and follow up with students as necessary.

CATSKILL MOUNTAINKEEPER

CAPITAL ACCESS LOAN PROGRAM FOR FARMERS

Catskill Mountaintkeeper is currently accepting applications for the Capital Access Agricultural Loan Program…

…A farmer-friendly program that provides loans with favorable rates and terms to qualifying farmers.

Uses for the loan can include purchase of the following:
  • land,
  • animals,
  • equipment,
  • vehicles,
  • buildings, and
  • cash flow for orders in hand.
  • Other uses are subject to evaluation and approval by the Capital Access Agricultural Loan Program Evaluation Committee.
Learn more here.
View the Capital Access Inquiry Form.

SLOPE FARM SEEKS GRASS-FINISHED BEEF

Slope Farm is seeking good, grass-finished NY State beef from beef breeds for year-round purchase.

SLOPE FARM IS:

  • An established producer of grass-fed beef.
  • Working with other producers.
  • Currently supplying 30 beef per month to the wholesale market.
  • Looking to supply a growing market and provide access to other producers.

SLOPE FARM CAN:

  • Offer guaranteed demand and premium pricing.
  • Develop long-term purchasing relationships including options for forward contracting for good, grass-finished cattle.
  • Add producers from the Catskills, Hudson Valley, and Finger Lakes Region.

Please contact Ken Jaffe at (917)543-0169 (cell), (607)746-6303 (home), or at slopefarms@gmail.com.


CADE OFFERS
HOP ABOARD! PROGRAM
AND VIDEO WORKSHOP SERIES

CADE’S HopAborad! program helps producers enter the hops-growing market.  With information, training, workshops, and an equipment-sharing program, we are promoting the renaissance of the local hops-growing tradition.

Want to learn more about the HopAboard! program?
Join our Hops Mailing List by contacting rebecca@cadefarms.org with “Hop Mailing List” in subject line.
Check out our hops webpage at www.cadefarms.org/HopAboard!

VISIT OUR HopAboard! PAGE FOR THE HOPS VIDEO LEARNING SERIES AND MORE!

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 LUCKY DOG LOCAL FOOD HUB

NOW SENDING LOCAL GOODS TO NYC
TWO DAYS/ WEEK

To find out more about selling your product in NYC, contact Sonia at 914-720-1020.

To sign up for our Local Food Hub Producer email list, contact rebecca@cadefarms.org with “Local Food Hub Producer Mailing List” in the subject line of your email.


 New York State Council on Food Policy
(NYS CFP) and CADE Present:

The HUFED Report:
linking farmers with consumers of all incomes
at farmer’s markets

This report has provided valuable information to support the development of Binghamton Farm Share (www.vinesgardens.org/farmshare), a modified CSA program that helps local farmers sell their product to consumers of all incomes while improving food access for urban consumers.

Click here to view the report!


CREAM OF THE CROP FROM BARN TO SHOP

CADE recently concluded its dairy value added feasibility study, THE CREAM OF THE CROP FROM BARN TO SHOP. 
 
The study outlines the opportunities for Catskills dairy producers to access the NYC demand for Upstate NY dairy value added products.

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