Training & Assistance

Eden Valley Growers received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Local Food Promotion Program to provide training and assistance to small and mid-size growers in Western New York with making connections to markets.  Through the grant, the following training and assistance is available through a team from Eden Valley Growers, Cornell Cooperative Extension and Field & Fork Network at no cost  The following assistance is available:


Resources provided by a USDA Local Food Promotion Program Implementation Grant:

  • GAP training & assistance with certification
  • Post-harvest handling, packing, grading, etc.
  • Crop planning
  • Scaling your farm business

Contact Keith Baskerville at Eden Valley Growers 716-992-9721


or Cheryl Thayer at Cornell Cooperative Extension 607-592-9507

for more information.


Connecting growers to markets