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Southern Tier West To Release Report On Food Hub

June 9, 2013
The Post-Journal

SALAMANCA - Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board announces the release of the results of a six-month feasibility study that assessed the opportunities, challenges, and recommendations for the development of a food hub to serve Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua county farm and food producers. The research and report have been undertaken by Anthony Flaccavento, an economic development consultant and farmer who pioneered one of the nation's first local food hubs in southwestern Virginia and northeastern Tennessee. The public is welcome to attend the report presentation by Flaccavento on Friday from 1-2:30 p.m. at Southern Tier West's office in Salamanca located in the Center for Regional Excellence, 4039 Route 219, Suite 200. The presentation will also be available to attend online at Click the "Join a Meeting" tab and enter the meeting id number: 411-336-789. Please RSVP for in person attendance or any questions related to this project to Kimberly LaMendola at 945-5301, ext. 211 or so that the appropriate room accommodations can be made.



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