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April 16, 2014
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Consumers to meet local food producers at CSA Fair


LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County will bring local food producers and consumers together for a Community Supported Agricultural (CSA) Fair on Sunday, February 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event is open to the public for those who wish to source locally produced food and value-added products. It will be held at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.

Guest speakers participating a round-table informational discussion include Dr. Khin Mar Cho, of CCE New York City’s MarketMaker Program; Beth McKellips, from Pure Catskills Watershed Agricultural Council; Kathy Kreiter of the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless; SueAnn Boyd from CCE Sullivan County’s Eat Smart New York Program; and Danielle Gaebel, market manager of the Sullivan County Farmers Market Association.

Local producers interested in showcasing their products should contact Maria Grimaldi at 845/292-6180m or email mal395@cornell.edu for a vendor application. Space is limited. The event is co-sponsored by Pure Catskills, Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York, Edible Hudson Valley magazine and GreenDoor magazine.