climate change series Ulster CountyCedric Mason, New York Soil Health research support specialist, will be presenting at “Connecting Food, Farms, Soil and Climate: Strengthening Community While Ensuring a Livable Planet”, a community forum sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County and the Columbia County and Mid-Hudson Chapters of the Citizens Climate Lobby.

The event takes place on Nov. 1 from 6-8pm at 232 Plaza Road in Kingston.

Learn how local food producers and farms along with New York State and community-based soil and farm initiatives are prioritizing healthier soil and working together to promote healthy and climate-resilient farms, families and communities.

Attendees will learn how local food producers and farms prioritizing healthier soil, along with New York State and community-based soil and farm initiatives, are working together to promote healthy and climate-resilient farms, families and communities, while also creating a livable planet for years to come.

Speakers and panelists include:

· Jan Elise Storm, agriculture liaison, Citizens’ Climate Lobby

· Cedric Mason, research support specialist, New York Soil Health

· Brian Steinmuller, assistant director, New York State Climate Resilient Farming Program

· Jesse Tolz, marketing and logistics manager, Field Goods LLC

· Susan Hereth, education director, Kingston YMCA Farm Project

Walk-ins are welcome, but please RSVP  to help the CCEUC plan for materials. Refreshments will be provided.

Register online at tinyurl.com/RSVP-Food-Farms-Climate or RSVP to Carrie Anne Doyle at 340-3990, ext. 311, or email cad266@cornell.edu with your full name, phone, and email address.

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