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SPEAK OUT—Support State Investment in Hudson Valley Farmland

Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

In his proposed 2015 budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo earmarks $20 million to protect Hudson Valley farmland. To ensure the governor’s proposal makes the final budget—we need support in the Legislature. Here's how you can help strengthen our family farms, which contribute powerfully to the region’s economy, supply of healthy, local food—and of course, its beauty.

Farms mean a great deal to us all

AUDIO BLOG: Speak Out for Hudson Valley Farms

Friday, February 13, 2015 -- Ned Sullivan

In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in mid February of 2015—Ned Sullivan describes the many benefits of our Hudson Valley farms and urges people to urge their elected officials to support proposed funding for farmland protection.

"Support Farmland Conservation and Protect our Supply of Fresh, Local Food"

Groups Protect 189 Acres of Farmland in Copake

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740
jburgess@scenichudson.org

Transaction supports groundbreaking initiative to make land available for young farmers and experienced farmers seeking to expand

COPAKE (COLUMBIA COUNTY)—Working together, Scenic Hudson, the Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) and Northeast Farm Access, LLC (NEFA) have protected 189 acres of productive agricultural land on two properties in Copake, supporting a groundbreaking, investor-driven initiative to make farmland available for young farmers and experienced farmers seeking to expand their operations.

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