Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Harlem Valley Planning Partnership Agricultural Diversification Study

Tags: Agriculture, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Strategic Planning

Client Name: Harlem Valley Planning Partnership

Client Type: Non-profit

Year: 1989, 1990

Location: New York

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. worked with the Harlem Valley Planning Partnership to explore alternatives in order to diversify and strengthen the agricultural base of the Harlem Valley in Dutchess County, New York. The work emphasized developing direct market potential, exploring alternative crops, value-adding opportunities, and identifying gaps in service provision to farmers in the valley.