Senator Metzger to Hold Press Conference at Berry Brook Farm Following Announcement of New Farmers Grant Fund Awardees Metzger Will Discuss Advocacy of Next-Gen Farmers in the 2019 Legislative Session and the Future of Farming in New York
WHAT: Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Jen Metzger, will hold a press conference on Friday, July 12, at Berry Brook Farm in Hamden, New York (Delaware County) to celebrate Berry Brook as one of thirty recipients of the state’s 2019 New Farmers Grant, which assists new and early-stage farmers in growing and expanding their businesses. Senator Metzger, who represents over 150 farms across Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties, will discuss the importance of investing in the success of the next generation of New York farmers for rural communities and the state’s agricultural economy.
WHEN: Friday, July 12, 2019, 2:30 P.M.
WHERE: Berry Brook Farm
114 Back River Road, Hamden NY 13782
WHO: Senator Jen Metzger (SD-42)
Eleanor Blakeslee-Drain, Owner and Operator, Berry Brook Farm
Patrick Hennebery, Owner and Operator, Berry Brook Farm