Sponsors & Partners
We appreciate the ongoing involvement of so many organizations, foundations, institutions, and individuals.
American Farmland Trust is the only national conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land. As the vital link among farmers, conservationists and policy-makers, we’re focused on ensuring the availability of the land that provides fresh food, a healthy environment and lasting rural landscapes.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County has been sharing research based knowledge with the residents of Ulster County since 1913.
Cornell Hudson Valley Research Laboratory A partnership between Cornell and fruit and vegetable growers in the Hudson Valley, this applied agricultural research addresses the challenges they face and provides tools for a viable future.
Dyson Foundation The Dyson Foundation works to improve people's lives through grant funding, promoting philanthropy, and strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations.
FAMILY Since 1970, has been an anchor for area residents- a place where people are respectful and caring, and where the search for solutions is creative and tireless. FAMILY’s shelters, emergency food pantries, court advocates, counseling and case management services, hotlines, and child care supports all work together to help people achieve the changes they seek.
Highland Central School District The Highland Central School District, in collaboration with its community and partners, is a student-centered learning community focused on the development of independent, lifelong learners while providing a quality education and promoting positive and healthy student growth.
Land to Learn Land to Learn’s work is rooted in gardening, food, community, health, and ecology. Our learner-centered approach fosters understanding and agency within youth in schools, residential centers, virtual classrooms, and other educational settings. Our curriculum cultivates a deepened awareness of self, the world and its inhabitants, and the interconnectedness of all beings. Experiential, place-based, democratic, and transformative philosophies and practices inform our work.
Mohonk Consultations helps bring about a clearer understanding of the interrelationship of all life on earth, emphasizing the need for sustainable use of all the earth’s resources, including the human community, and supports the development of practical means to do so.
Re>Think Local is a nonprofit collaborative of locally owned independent businesses, artists, farmers, and nonprofits working to co-create a better Hudson Valley: vibrant, sustainable, locally rooted and human scale, with equal concern for people, planet, and prosperity.
Rondout Valley Central School District Our vision is for our students to grow into critical thinkers and lifelong learners with integrity, confidence, and compassion. Our mission is to create an inclusive, welcoming educational community where all students can find their purpose and achieve their goals.
Sage Arts is an intergenerational arts project located in New York’s Hudson Valley that promotes social inclusion and dignity for elders in our communities. We pair elders with local artists to collaborate on original songs that define and celebrate their life experiences. The songs are then performed at concerts, enabling elders and the wider community to share in an intergenerational celebration of moving art. SageArts inspires and invigorates our elders, who are no longer viewed through the lens of their physical limitations and needs, reminding the community of the incredible value they have.
The Hudson Valley Bounty (HVB) is a project of the HVADC designed to promote local foods throughout the Hudson Valley region. The mission of HVB is to promote and support networking connections between local agricultural producers and culinary businesses, while educating the community about the preservation of local farms and the use of local and regional sustainable food products. Covering Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties, the Bounty’s website includes 276 farms, 251 restaurants, and 29 markets.
The Open Space Institute protects scenic, natural and historic landscapes to provide public enjoyment, conserve habitat and working lands and sustain communities.
USDA We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management. We have a vision to provide economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve our Nation's natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.
Women's Studio Workshop Women’s Studio Workshop envisions a society where women’s visual art is integral to the cultural mainstream and permanently recorded in history. Their mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that encourage the voice and vision of individual women artists, provide professional opportunities for artists at various stages of their careers, and promote programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and support for the visual arts.