SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A webinar on the Technical and Financial Resources for Urban Farmers in New York State is set for January 27 th . This webinar is being presented by a group of agencies that serve urban farmers including the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA), the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cornell Cooperative Extension. Speakers will include the New York State Commissioner of Agriculture, Richard Ball, NRCS State Conservationist, Blake Glover, and Urban Farmer, Karen Washington.
The event will take place Wednesday, January 27 th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, with individual break-out rooms with each organization afterwards. This webinar is a free however pre-registration is required for this event, please do so at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/technical-and-financial-resources-for-urban-farmers-in-nys-tickets-135351129873
This webinar will introduce you to urban agriculture field staff from a variety of organizations that provide direct support for urban farmers and community gardeners. Urban farmers will also share their experience working with these field staff and ways to participate in the programs and services offered by each organization.
Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact Lynnette Wright at (315) 477-6309 or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, by November 16, 2020.
–USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – New York
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