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Our food supply starts with the farmers - without them food manufacturing and distribution as well as restaurants and grocery stores would not exist.  All of the people who make it possible to get food from the farm to the grocery stores are integral to the food system.  These include farmers as well as the workers in food manufacturing, food service and food distribution. Over 43 million jobs across the United States are tied to food and agriculture.  In New York State, 1.9 [...]

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The Lovenduski family has been farming for four generations in two different states and two different regions of New York State.  They got their start in the early 1900s when Joseph Lovenduski arrived in the United States and started farming in New Jersey.  Joseph's son, Austin, expanded the farm in New Jersey and raised laying hens, beef cows and vegetables to sell at his roadside stand and the regional market.  Two of Austin's sons, Paul and Mark, established a farm in [...]

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September 15, 2022

Farming and Our Food Supply

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