Pure Catskills
Fellowship Opportunity Available

Farmhearts is sponsoring a fellowship in collaboration with the Farm to Market Program of the Watershed Agricultural Council (the Council). The fellow will work with the Farm to Market Program and focus on beginning farmer programming. 

This is the second Fellowship funded through Farmhearts, the mission of which is to preserve the environmental integrity and economic sustainability of agricultural regions by supporting family farms. The first Fellowship established Catskills FarmLink, a land access project, and Catskills CRAFT (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training), a beginning farmer training and networking group.  


Eligible candidates include apprentice farmers, proprietors of recently established agricultural businesses and emerging professionals in the local food marketplace. Do you know someone who may be interested?  Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2012, so forward this email today.  


For more information and a full job description, click here.



Sonia Janiszewski

Farm to Market Manager  


PS:  Are you a Pure Catskills member? We need your help to ensure your listing is accessible in new online search categories. See "Important Member News" below.  



Center for Bioregional Living
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Farmers' Market
Catskills CRAFT Event

Center For Bioregional Living on October 8th

This is a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the field of permaculture. More...

Please RSVP by Oct. 8 to [email protected]
Important Member News

Log-in to your online listing to access these exciting new search features:
- Your listing can appear in more than one search category. For example, you can now be listed as both a Farm and a Store
- We've added a County search function and need you to make sure you've indicated a county for your listing or your business won't appear in County search results

Market Opportunity

There's a NEW Farmers' market in the Catskills! If you're looking for a new market, consider the monthly Monticello market. The next will be held on Monday, October 15th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Government Center so stop over and check it out.

For more information, contact Emily Deans at Catskill Mountainkeeper.

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The Pure Catskills Buy Local campaign is a regional, economic initiative of the Watershed 
Agricultural Council. The Watershed Agricultural Council is funded by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other federal, foundation and private sources. The WAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.