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 Organic Farming Information Center

New York State-based Organic Farm Organizations

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York, Inc. (NOFA-NY)
NOFA-NY publishes a quarterly newsletter, conducts education programs, provides web-based farm and processor lists, organizes farmer-participant programs, and holds an annual three-day educational conference in January.  NOFA-NY Certified Organic LLC, a subsidiary, provides farm and processor certification services.

New York Certified Organic
This regional group primarily serves Yates County and the Finger Lakes region, publishes an incidental newsletter, and holds winter education meetings, but does not host a website.  You can contact NYCO at:

New York Certified Organic
c/o
Klaas & Mary-Howell Martens
1443 Ridge Rd
Penn Yan, NY  14527
Email:  kandmfarm@sprintmail.com

Alfred State College
The college is developing its newly created Center for Organic & Sustainable Agriculture.

Cornell University
Organic Work Team
The Organic Work Team website includes the most recent updates on organic research and activities at Cornell.

NEON
The NorthEast Organic Network (NEON) was initiated with a major organic research and extension grant received in 2001 by Cornell University, NOFA-NY and other partners from around the Northeast.

Organic Resources for Farmers at Cornell

Cornell University's Organic Research & Education Activities

CALS News Archive with web links on Organic Farming activities at Cornell

Organic Certification Fee Reimbursement Program
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets administers a certification fee reimbursement program that is funded with federal dollars.  Farmers may apply for reimbursement of organic certification fees and receive 75% of the total fee up to a maximum of $500.


New York State Organic Farming Links