February 29, 2016 : Session #1 Building Resilience into your Farm Business Plan
March 15, 2016 : Session #2 Breaking into Wholesale Marketing
September 1, 2016 : Session #3
Peer to peer classes for farmers who want to strengthen and expand their business
This three-part series is designed to bring farmers together to share experiences and ideas.Your participation, discussions and experiences will help shape each session. The mission of the peer to peer network is to strengthen the future of our local agricultural economy by fostering connections and support between farmers. Sessions 1 & 2 will feature local food prepared by the SUNY Adirondack Culinary Arts students.
$35 per person for the full series, $20 per person if you would like to attend just one of the sessions. Add $5 per session for additional guests from the same farm. Session #3 is free.
We do not want cost to be a barrier and scholarships are available through the SUNY Adirondack Sustainable Agriculture Fund, administered through the SUNY Adirondack Foundation. Please contact Jared Woodcock at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding scholarships
Pres-registration through the Office of Continuing Education
is required. Phone: (518) 743-2238 | Fax: (518) 743-2318 | sunyacc.edu/ContinuingEd
CLEANSWEEPNY is a NYSDEC environmental benefit project that provides for the environmentally safe and economic collection and disposal of unwanted or unusable pesticides, school chemicals, golf course chemicals, and elemental mercury and mercury-containing devices (e.g. manometers and thermometers), as well as other waste chemicals. CleanSweepNY also collects and recycles triple-rinsed HDPE plastic containers from agricultural and certain non-agricultural entities.
A SPRING 2016 CLEANSWEEPNY collection will target . Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. Holders of pesticides and chemical materials who are located in other counties may also participate but onsite services cannot be provided.
The collection dates and locations are as follows:
Wednesday May 4th, Plattsburgh, NY
Thursday May 5th, Hudson Falls, NY
Specific collection locations will be available upon registration or by contacting CleanSweepNY staff by phone at 877-793-3769 or by e-mail at email@example.com
ACCEPTED FREE OF CHARGE
CleanSweepNY Services are NOT Available to Homeowners
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN CLEANSWEEPNY.
Requesting a registration packet is easy and can be done by calling 1-877-793-3769 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: Information received by CleanSweepNY is kept confidential and the registration deadline is April 15, 2016.
There is NO enforcement potential for any product turned in as part of this collection project. NO enforcement has been taken on any of the 2,524 registered participants in 19 CleanSweepNY events.
Please participate and help us to properly manage unwanted pesticides and chemicals in NY State!