The Division of Agricultural Development’s mission is to strengthen the viability and raise consumer awareness of New York’s food and agricultural industry. The division focuses on three major areas to achieve this goal: promoting the agricultural community, providing education and assistance to businesses; and overseeing farmers’ markets and other initiatives that bring healthy foods into local communities.
Marketing & Promotion: Tim Pezzolesi, (518) 457-8883
Business Development: Emily Cook, (518) 474-5538
New York City Office: Kimberly Vallejo, (718) 722-2668
Economic Development: Sue Santamarina, (518) 457-7229