Follow the money: Symposium to offer North Country businesses info on grants, loans

U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, others to address "Forest, Farm & Fork" event at Paul Smith's College VIC

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PAUL SMITHS, NY (04/14/2014)(readMedia)-- "Forest, Farm & Fork: An Opportunity Symposium" offers North Country business owners information on getting grants and loans for their businesses from the 2014 Farm Bill, as well as other private and New York State sources. Speakers, including U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, will discuss opportunities in forestry, agriculture, food production and tourism.

The event is sponsored by the Adirondack Center for Working Landscapes (ACWL), a collaborative initiative between Paul Smith's College and Cornell Cooperative Extension. The center will promote purposefully integrated, multifunctional landscapes, which are central to crafting durable communities capable of producing both healthy ecosystems and a vibrant economy in the Adirondacks-North Country.


Forest, Farm & Fork: An Opportunity Symposium


Daylong symposium for members of the forestry, agriculture, food production or tourism industries. Scheduled speakers include U.S. Rep. Bill Owens and representatives from USDA Rural Development, Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, Paul Smith's College, Cornell Cooperative Extension, North Country Regional Economic Development Council and Adirondack Futures.

WHEN: Monday April 21, 2014 at 09:00AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: Paul Smith's College VIC
Route 30
Paul Smiths, New York 12970

Open to the public. Limited seating available. To register: