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MacKenzie Waro

MacKenzie Waro

Livestock Processing & Marketing Specialist

CCE Otsego County
123 Lake Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

cell 607-287-1292


MacKenzie WaroAreas of Interest
Livestock Production, Livestock Product Marketing, Meat Marketing, Land Preservation

MacKenzie is the Livestock Processing and Marketing Specialist with the Harvest New York team covering the Northern New York counties as well as Otsego and Schoharie Counties. MacKenzie works with processors, producers and consumers helping identify markets and concepts for marketing of livestock products. MacKenzie is a graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelors in Animal Science along with a Master's in Environmental Studies from SUNY College of Environmental Science. 

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Upcoming Events

Cured Meats Workshop

May 31 - June 1, 2017

Ithaca, NY

The Cured Meats Workshop is tailored to small-scale meat processors and restaurant owners interested in creating a value-added meat product for their customers. 
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Announcements

Job Posting: Urban Agriculture Specialist

Harvest NY is hiring an Urban Agriculture Specialist. The Urban Agriculture Educator is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing, and evaluating Extension educational programs for New York City commercial urban agriculture farmers. Specifically, this position will provide leadership and delivery of educational programming related to urban agriculture including production, harvesting, packaging, marketing, food safety, and other sustainability issues. Urban farm types include those producing in soil, greenhouses or vertical /enclosed facilities. The Educator will work closely with Cornell faculty, Regional Agriculture Teams and NYC Cornell Cooperative Extension to support research and extension on urban agriculture development and entrepreneurship. The Educator will also facilitate partnerships with local and state agencies, elected officials, communities, landowners, residents, industry and environmental groups in developing economic urban farming opportunities while protecting, as well as advocating for a science-based and responsible approach to managing natural resources.

To access the full job description or to apply, please click here.

Western NY Food Hub looking for produce farmers!

Eden Valley Growers (EVG) is opening their doors to new produce growers interested in selling through wholesale market channels! Dubbed the Western NY Food Hub, this business diversification will provide qualified growers with immediate access to wholesale markets. Based in Erie County, EVG is a vegetable growing farm cooperative that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Recognizing the increasing demand for locally grown food and the considerable assets the cooperative has, both in terms of infrastructure, sales and marketing, they are eager to provide Western NY farmers with a viable market for their produce. Click HERE to see more information.

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