The Harvest New York staff members are scattered across western and northern New York. The Specialists work in close consultation with Cornell faculty members, local and regional extension staff, and grower groups, bringing new information and resources to areas with growth potential.

Carl Moody

Carl Moody

Regional Dairy Processing Specialist

Areas of Interest: Dairy Product Manufacturing and Quality, Food Safety, Organic, and Employee Training

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Lindsey Pashow

Lindsey Pashow

Ag Business Development & Marketing Specialist

Areas of Interest: Horticulture Marketing, Craft Beverage Industry, Produce Auction

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Judson Reid

Judson Reid

Extension Vegetable Specialist, Team Leader

Areas of Interest: Greenhouse Production, Small Farming Operations, Produce Auctions

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Timothy Terry

Timothy Terry

Farm Strategic Planning Specialist

Areas of Interest: Farm Strategic Planning, Agricultural and CAFO Engineering

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Cheryl Thayer

Cheryl Thayer

Local Food Distribution & Marketing Specialist

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MacKenzie Waro

MacKenzie Waro

Livestock Processing & Marketing Specialist

Areas of Interest: Livestock Production, Livestock Product Marketing, Meat Marketing, Land Preservation

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Anika Zuber

Anika Zuber

Regional Dairy Processing & Marketing Specialist

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Tom Overton

Associate Director, CCE

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Upcoming Events

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Animal Food

November 7 - November 9, 2017
8:00 AM each day
Ithaca, NY

The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Animal Food regulation (also referred to as FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food regulation) is intended to ensure safe manufacturing, processing, packing and holding of food products for animal consumption in the United States.

This course, developed by FSPCA, is the standardized curriculum recognized by FDA; successfully completing this course is one way to meet the requirements for a preventive controls qualified individual.
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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.