The New York Sustainable Agriculture Working Group serves people who produce food and who consume food in NYS by learning about their interests, building their capacity to develop self-reliant community-based food systems and sharing those interest with policy makers at local, state and federal levels.
Small family farms in New York provide an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables throughout the Summer and Fall.
NYSAWG focuses on sustainable practices for food production, small family farm preservation, small-scale food processing, farmworker safety and security, and access by all people at all times to affordable, nutritious culturally appropriate food from local non-emergency sources.
Why? Because everyone must eat nutritious food for optimal physical, emotional, social and spiritual health, and because all wealth comes from the good earth that sustains all of life. We have a duty to provide the best possible stewardship for these precious resources.