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Our Core Partners with Chester Agricultural Center and Rise & Root Farm as part of the USDA's 2023 Equity in Conservation Outreach Cooperative Agreement.
Feb. 2023
USDA is investing up to $70 million in cooperative agreements to support outreach to underserved producers and communities about opportunities with NRCS for natural resource conservation, climate-smart agriculture and forestry... 


Our Core Receives a Grant From the National Farm to School Network COVID-19 Relief Fund

Aug. 2020

Our Core is proud to announce that we have received a $5,000 grant from the National Farm to School Network to support our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding will be used...  


Girls to Ladies coordinate coat drives in Heritage and NFA North

Nov. 17, 2017

8th grade members of Girls to Ladies coordinated a coat drive to donate to the community. Mariah Henry, NFA Class of 2011 and one of the first members of Girls to...


Making Piece, The Awesome Foundation

Mar. 2019

Members of Girls to Ladies are planning a collaboratively produced anti-violence project called Making Piece. This will be the installation of a cooperatively created quilt of verbal and visual art, that will be 'toured' in multiple venues followed by a community discussion and performance component and the production of a book that...


NFA North Partners with Loaves and Fishes, Hudson Valley Press

Dec. 27, 2017

NEWBURGH – On Monday, November 20th, students from Girls to Ladies and Excelsior Academy at NFA North volunteered with Loaves and Fishes, local... 

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