Town Agricultural Advisory Committee and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County to Host a Workshop on Agricultural Economic Development in the County

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Sarah Reynolds

PHONE: (585)394-1120 x2232

EMAIL:  sreynolds@townofcanandaigua.org

TOWN OF CANANDAIGUA AGRICULTRUAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF ONTARIO COUNTY TO HOST A WORKSHOP ON Agriculture Economic Development in Ontario County

(Canandaigua, NY)  - The agricultural sector is responsible for a significant portion of New York State’s economy and supports livelihoods in many New York counties. This presentation by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County will review the current state of the agricultural sector in Ontario County and the economic contributions food and agricultural enterprises make to the County. Future agricultural trends, with a focus on local food, present opportunities for municipalities to plan for agricultural growth in an intentional way to achieve community and business development. 

This workshop will be presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County and hosted by the Town’s Agricultural Advisory Committee in the Town Highway Facility Conference Room. The presentation is open to the public and will take place on July 12th at 6:00 pm. The Highway Facility is located behind the Town Hall at 5440 Routes 5 & 20 West, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Please contact Sarah Reynolds at sreynolds@townofcanandaigua.org or 585-394-1120 x2232 for more information.

Sent to news media 6/29/2018 by Sarah Reynolds





 
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