Students Participate in Senator Gillibrand’s New York Farm Day in D.C.

From the Ithaca Journal on September 9, 2015 – Cornell University and SUNY Cobleskill are among the higher education institutions around New York training the next generation of managers, brew masters and chefs involved in wineries, craft breweries, cheese and yogurt processing facilities and farm-to-table restaurants.

They joined more than a dozen other exhibitors to tout the New York state’s diversified agricultural economy at the annual Farm Day held for congressional lawmakers and their staffs in a U.S. Senate office building under the sponsorship of Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand … (Read the full article on the Ithaca Journal website here.)

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From the Times Union on September 9, 2015 – Students from Schenectady County Community College and State University of New York at Cobleskill will be part of New York Farm Day on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will host the event in the Russell Senate Office Building for producers of New York wines, farm products, seafood and restaurateurs.

SUNY Cobleskill will offer roasted butternut squash salad with herbed chevre and ricotta cheese drizzled with a black peppercorn maple balsamic vinaigrette and Schoharie County apple cranberry crumb bars… (Read the full article on the Times Union website here.)