Continuing the Organic Tradition with the Second Generation

  • Hardy Farm Mohawk, NY

The Hardy Farm in Mohawk, NY (Herkimer County) welcomes participants to learn more about running a diverse dairy operation that also includes hogs, poultry, and beef. Aaron and Sarah Hardy lead a tour of their new beef facilities and explain how to manage livestock organically. Aaron and Dave Hardy share their story of building a family business that supports a generational transfer, and how they have worked to create a shared management system focused on building knowledge and profitability. There will be an opportunity to learn more about NOFA-NY”s Beginning Farmer Project and the On-Farm Skills Development Guide. Registration is $15/person or $25 for two or more people/farm; visit http://bit.ly/2aymMeR or call (585) 271-1979. Sponsored by NOFA-NY through the NYFVI Beginning Farmer grant.