Hudson Valley Regional Organizations and Programs
Glynwood Center: http://www.glynwood.org/
Glynwood’s mission is to ensure that farming thrives in the Hudson Valley. They farm, train farmers, promote regional food, and collaborate to realize this vision.
Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation: http://www.hvedc.com/
Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC) assists companies considering relocating or expanding in 9 counties that stretch from NYC to Albany, NY.
Open Space Institute: http://www.osiny.org/
The Open Space Institute (OSI) protects scenic, natural, and historic landscapes to ensure public enjoyment, conserve habitats, and sustain community character.
Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress: http://pattern-for-progress.org/
Pattern for Progress is a non-profit, public policy research and planning institute that serves a nine-county region: Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester. Pattern’s mission is to “preserve and promote the social, economic and natural environments of the Hudson Valley region by building consensus for a pattern of growth that will insure a high quality of life.”
Sustainable Hudson Valley: http://www.sustainhv.org/
SHV is a regional organization devoted to sustainable development that builds and shares wealth, restores the environment and contributes positively to communities.
Catskill Mountainkeeper: http://www.catskillmountainkeeper.org/
Catskill Mountainkeeper is a grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the unique and irreplaceable Catskill Region of New York State.
Hudson Valley Farm Hub: http://www.localeconomiesproject.org/initiatives/farm-hub/
With a commitment to sustainable agriculture, environmental renewal, and economic vitality in the Hudson Valley, the Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation is stewarding the creation of a multi-faceted Farm Hub in New York’s Hudson Valley. The Hudson Valley Farm Hub will serve as a regional center forfarmer training, agricultural research and demonstration of innovative farm technologies. The Farm Hub is located on the former Gill Farm, on 1,255 acres of highly productive prime farmland in one of the most scenic and productive agricultural regions in the Hudson Valley.
Workforce Development Institute www.wdiny.org
Every year WDI support a variety of programs throughout New York State (NYS) that help companies of all trades and sizes grow business to keep production and employees in the state. We work on projects that have a positive impact on job growth, job retention, and/or job promotion (moving individuals up career ladders).