Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties is the coordinator for development and implementation of the award-winning local Farm to School Project. Since 2007, we have partnered with area school food services, agencies, farmers and interested individuals to achieve our fundamental goal: re-establishing a relationship between our students and the source of their food - the farm. By doing so, we project that we can:
The Schoharie Valley Farm to School Project is supported in its programs by the following agencies and area businesses.
Grant support in 2016:
New York State Farm to School Grant
NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets http://www.agriculture.ny.gov
The 5-2-1-0 Everyday Initiative Grants
Bassett Healthcare Network http://www.bassett.org
Generous sponsorships by these businesses in 2015:
Earthly Remedies by Erin http://www.earthlyremediesbyerin.com
Hive LLC http://www.hive321.com
Trustco Bank, Headquarters http://www.trustcobank.com
Wellington’s Herbs and Spices http://wellingtonsherbsandspices.com
US Apple Association http://www.usapple.org
Festival Farmers Market https://www.facebook.com/festivalfarmersmarket
The BlueShift Group, PR and Marketing https://www.facebook.com/TBG-The-Blueshift-Group-Promotions-and-PR
Additional 2015 funding and support came from:
Schoharie County Soil and Water Conservation
Schoharie Fresh, online Farmers Market
Farm Family Insurance, Oneonta Office; Agent Eric Efthimiou
Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship (CADE)
Kymar Farm and Distillery
Bank of Richmondville, Schoharie Branch
American Farmland Trust NY / FINYS
For more information about the project, download our Schoharie Valley Farm to School Project Brochure.
In the News
Wellington's Hosted "Garden Stroll and Art Opening"
Farm To School press release.
Fox Creek Farm newsletter
Last updated January 27, 2016