Mar 21, 2017
Economic Development Agency Recognized for Ten Years Advancing
Agriculture in the Hudson Valley
“Valley Table, Jerry and Janet have always been ahead of the curve in promoting farm-to-table businesses and agritourism in the Hudson Valley, and we are appreciative of their support of HVADC and our clients,” said Erling. “To be included in the company of the caliber, dedication, and leadership of the prior winners of this award is quite remarkable, and it’s especially gratifying to have HVADC’s work acknowledged along with such a group,” he continued.
Attending the award presentation were chefs and restaurants participating in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, along with nearly two dozen farm purveyors, including eight farm businesses that are participating in HVADCs Farm and Food Business Accelerator Program, and are now offering products for sales to restaurants: Argyle Cheese Factory (Washington County), Fishkill Farms (Dutchess County), The Green Onion (Orange County), Lavenlair Farm (Washington County), Les Collines (Columbia County), Minkus Family Farms (Orange Country), Raspberry Fields Farm (Ulster County) and Soukup Farms (Dutchess County).
About Hudson Valley AgriBusiness Development Corporation (HVADC)
The HVADC is the region’s sole economic development agency with a specific focus on the viability of the agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley. It assists both new and existing agri-businesses such as farms, food businesses and food distributors, by providing technical and business consultation and resources.
The non-profit promotes balanced, market-based solutions that lead to enhanced agricultural entrepreneurship, rural economic growth and community enhancement. For more information, please visit: www.Hvadc.org.
Editor’s Note- In photo: The Valley Table and Hudson Valley Restaurant Week founders Jerry Novesky and Janet Crawshaw with HVADC Executive Director Todd Erling