Dec 31, 2019
HVADC Involvement: Hudson Valley Hemp
Last month marked the first harvest for many new and seasoned growers in the Hudson Valley who had planted seeds fairly new to the region; hemp.
Dec 15, 2019
HVADC Client Spotlight: Noble Pies hits QVC
The birth story of HVADC client Noble Pies in Orange County may be rooted in the humble beginnings of a once-struggling horse boarding farm, but folks all over the country were able to witness Noble Pies shine bright on QVC home shopping cable, television and satellite network last month.
Nov 30, 2019
HVADC on the Road
Even through summer vacation months, getting kids back off to school, harvest season and more, HVADC Deputy Director Mary Ann Johnson was on the road in recent months, traveling throughout the seven counties covered by HVADC initiatives
Nov 15, 2019
HVADC Initiatives: Developing Food Security in the Hudson Valley
Food security, as defined by the United Nations' Committee on World Food Security, means that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life.
Oct 31, 2019
HVADC Involvement: Catskills Food Hub
HVADC’s mission is to develop and provide innovative solutions that create dynamic agricultural entrepreneurship and enhance economic growth in the Hudson Valley.
Oct 15, 2019
HVADC Client Spotlight: Wild Hive Farm
The Hudson Valley kitchen table is said to have an overflowing cornucopia; abundant with fruits, vegetables, meats, fish and so much more… but not so much access to grains.
Oct 1, 2019
FFFA Participant: Veeda Holi Hydration
HVADC’s Farm and Food Funding Accelerator (FFFA) program enjoys a diversity of partners, participants, and consultants within a large regional footprint; with product types ranging from chai-spiced honey to an agri-tourism destination and market.
Sep 30, 2019
HVADC Involvement: 2019 National Farm Viability Conference
The National Farm Viability Conference is one of the most important gatherings dedicated to the profession of farming in the entire country.
Sep 15, 2019
HVADC Client Spotlight: MX Morningstar Farm
Max Morningstar has been farming since he was nineteen, when his enthusiasm for excellent food and love of the outdoors led him to enroll in the farmer training program at the Farm School
Sep 1, 2019
FFFA Participant: Battenkill Valley Farm
When Ted Berndt’s plans come to fruition, Washington County will have a new agritourism destination featuring farmers, craftspeople, artists, antique dealers, food vendors, specialty food producers, special events and musicians at his Battenkill Valley Farms in Cambridge.
Aug 24, 2019
2019-2020 Farm and Food Funding Accelerator Now Accepting Applications
Hudson Valley AgriBusiness Development Corporation (HVADC) is now accepting applications for its third Farm and Food Funding Accelerator (FFFA) program.
Aug 17, 2019
HVADC on the Road
Most days of any given week, both HVADC Executive Director Todd Erling and Deputy Director Mary Ann Johnson are putting on the miles – crisscrossing the seven-county region that HVADC serves – and beyond.
Aug 10, 2019
Grown and Certified Producer Grant Awards
The first four NYS Grown & Certified (G&C) Grants in the Capital District have been awarded, through the program administrated by HVADC and Hudson Mohawk Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc., (HMRC&D).
Jul 31, 2019
HVADC Partner Spotlight: Vermont Farm and Forest Viability Program
HVADC partners and collaborates with other like-minded organizations throughout the North East which do similar work in order to share resources, and extend the enhancement of the vital link between land and food throughout the region.
Jul 15, 2019
HVADC Client Spotlight: Hudson Valley Fisheries
Sourcing a variety of sustainable, humanly harvested, local fish, twelve months a year can be a bit challenging in the Hudson Valley, unless you stocked your freezer straight from the lake or stream the prior season.
Jul 1, 2019
FFFA Participant: Local Artisan Bakery
In May, Karianna Haasch hung her new Local Artisan Bakery sign above her new bakery in midtown Kingston; serious about every word read in the sign.
Jun 30, 2019
HVADC Partner Spotlight: Megan Harris-Pero
Since an interest in food and its production historically begins at home, the food and agriculture industry is filled with family-owned businesses and complex partnerships in various configurations.