Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.
What You Can Do
Resources for Farmers
New York State Agriculture & Community Recovery Fund
Farm Operation Match Program - applications due NOVEMBER 7th
The Farm Operation Match Program will begin to address the costs flood affected farmers have incurred to replace crops that would have fed livestock and crops that had to be replaced to maintain customers of consumer supported agriculture (CSA), farmers markets and farm stands.
Clickherefor more info on the program and eligibility requirements.
Clickherefor the program application.
Filing for Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Farmers in counties that were declared "Major Disasters" may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. Self-employed individuals are eligible but you must apply by October 3. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis.
To apply or get more info:
In New York: 1-888-209-8124
In New Jersey:
Union City - (201) 601-4100
Freehold - (732) 761-2020
Cumberland - (856) 507-2340
In Vermont: 1-877-214-3330
USDA's Farm Service Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency