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Small Farms Monthly Update

Small Farms Update is intended as a resource for farmers and agricultural service providers in New York, and is provided to you by Cornell’s Small Farms Program. Our mission is to foster the sustainability of diverse, thriving small farms that contribute to food security, healthy rural communities, and the environment.

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Recent Posts


Site under development/construction!!

This brand new Cornell Small Farms Program website has not yet been launched!  We are still in development stages but plan to unveil the new site August 10th, 2011.   If you happen to arrive here prior to that date, please visit us at our current site

Old Field Farm in Cornwallville, NY Seeks Farm Manager

Old Field Farm explores the interaction and mutual benefit of art and agricultural practices, where a diversified culture for both plants and animals can thrive. Old Field Farm/Art and Agriculture consists of 160 acres of forest, wild bee pastures, indigenous and cultivated mushrooms, habitat for goats, chickens, pigs, ducks; vegetable and fruit gardens. Integral to [...]

Innovations in Organic Research to be held August 4th

Event Details Date: August 4, 2011 Location: Homer C. Thompson Vegetable Research Farm: 133 Fall Creek Rd., Freeville, NY 13068 (Tompkins Co.) Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm Join NOFA-NY and Cornell University for a look at some of the exciting research happening in organic cropping systems. Topics that will be covered include organic variety trials in [...]

We’re on Facebook!

You can now receive small farm news and events on Facebook! This venue will help us to continue providing great resources to New York State farmers, educators and rural enthusiasts without cluttering your email inbox! Visit Cornell Small Farms Program on Facebook and click the “Like” button to see our resources pop up in your [...]