Carey Center for Global Good Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Expanding Small Grains Market

RENSSELAERVILLE – The market for small grains is expanding across New York State: what are the hurdles and opportunities for production of these grains in the Albany County Hilltowns? This will be the topic of discussion with local farmers and landowners on August 12 at the Carey Center in Rensselaerville.

When:             Monday, August 12, 2013 at 6:45pm

Where:            Guggenheim Pavilion, Carey Center for Global Good, 63 Huyck Road, Rensselaerville

What:              *Two local farmers report on barley field trials

* Cornell’s Plant Division on seed varieties and disease risks

*Albany County CCE on equipment issues and solutions

*Two local entrepreneurs on small grains processing in the Capital Region

*Local markets for less-than-perfect grains

*Get a snapshot of the Capital Region’s craft beverage market

This is FREE event organized by the Carey Center’s Farm Brewing Project, funded in part with a grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway. Anyone interested in learning more about small grains from the Albany County Hilltowns and nearby communities is welcome to attend.

For more information call Rebecca Platel at 518.797.5100 or email