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CADE is a community of agricultural entrepreneurs and specialists working to build a vibrant food system, in which locally owned agricultural businesses thrive and consumers are nourished by healthy sustainably produced food.

Our mission is to increase the number and diversity of successful farm enterprises and related businesses in New York, leaning on the pillars of sustainability, collaboration, inclusion, transparency and innovation to drive our vision for a strong, local food system.

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A directory and matchmaking site designed to connect local farm and food businesses with consumers, institutions, grocery stores, restaurants, and others across the food system.

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Apply now to join a cohort of 10 promising agribusiness entrepreneurs growing into value added production! You'll receive comprehensive planning services, product development support, and learn from your peers. Applications open til September 27!

Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship (CADE)

189 Main Street, 5 Fl Mezzanine, Oneonta, NY 13820