FarmOn! is a movement and a collaboration of professional farmers, educators, influencers, supporters, nutritionists, students, and community leaders, all invested in the future of local agriculture and supporting local economies. FarmOn! supporters include: NYS Department of Ag + Markets, TasteNY, Applegate, Bronx Zoo, NYPD/NYCHA, Local Economies Project, Whole Foods Market, abc Kitchen/abc Home, SUNY, Marist College, Taconic Hills School District , QuestarIII, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NBA, Kohler, Benjamin Moore, Herringtons, Herrington Fuel, Harney & Sons, Mazzone Hospitality, Hudson River Tractor Company & John Deere, Columbia Greene Media, Modern Farmer Magazine, John Varvatos, Fish & Game, Celebrity Chefs of the Rainbow Room Jonathan Wright, Tom Colicchio, April Bloomfield, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Zakary Pelaccio and in 2014, FarmOn! and Disney debut “FarmOn! the Road with Disney” to a large scale audience of children and adults.
By educating entrepreneurially-oriented youth on how to create economically and environmentally sustainable farming operations that support succession across generations, we engage local communities to participate in the production, distribution and consumption of locally-produced food products, and we develop a commerce as an economic engine in the Hudson Valley while changing the future of farming.
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Recipients of the Empire Farm $10,000 scholarship:
“Tessa, I have been accepted into the Cornell University Class of 2019!
Thank you for all of your help in helping to make this happen.”
Ben Gardner, Student Class of 2015
“Dear Tessa, Thank you so much for helping me get into RPI,
I don’t think I would have gotten in without you and FarmOn!”
Ian Perry, Student Class of 2015