Thursday, December 2, 2010

Scholarship recipients announced

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the latest round of our Education Scholarship Program. These awards are offered to Pure Catskills members on a competitive basis for educational expenses related to developing new products or improving production methods. The average award is $350 with funding offered to cover registration and travel expenses. Program details are available at the Scholarships & Grants section of our main webpage.

Paula Allen
Thornwood Farm
2010 Annual Conference, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

Brett Budde
Majestic Farm
Young Farmers’ Conference, Stone Barns Center

Mark Harvey
Good Fields Farm
Nutrient Dense Crop Production Training

Terry Hannum
Abundance Farms
2011 Annual Conference, Northeast Organic Farmer's Association of New York

Joseph Lennon
Sullivan County Farmers’ Market Association
Profession Farmers’ Market Manager Training Program, Farmers’ Market Federation of New York

Loren Pola
Rusty Plough Farm
Online Courses for Beginning Farmers: Financial Record Keeping and Evaluating Land Resources, Cornell University Small Farms Program

Michelle Premura
Turquoise Barn
2011 Annual Conference, Northeast Organic Farmers Association of New York

Abby Wilson
Maple Shade Farm
Annual Conference and Convention, North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association

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