Interim Leadership and the Groundswell team are working closely with farmers and partners to stay informed and up-to-date as coronavirus developments and responses unfold. The following links contain safety information, farm business grant and loan opportunities, and no-contact farm product sale opportunities.

Meeting slides and Local Farmer Input During Groundswells COVID-19 Farmer Meet Up

Organizational Resources:

Farmworker Justice & Advocates Statement on Risk to Farmworkers regarding COVID-19

FDA Food Safety Tips & Resources

Grow NYC COVID-19 Farmer Resource List

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Farmers Market Guidelines During COVID-19

Cornell Small Farms COVID-19 Resource List

Cornell Food industry Safety Resources

Urban Agriculture Resources Regarding COVID-19

Local Efforts and Resources:

Comprehensive list of mental health support services Provided by Mental Health Association of Tompkins County

List of Tompkins County farms providing pick up or delivery options
Mobile Version Here

Press Bay Food Transfer Hub

Tompkins County COVID-19 Food Task Force:

Planning Meeting Slideshow

3/23 Meeting Notes

Tompkins County Emergency Food Survey

COVID-19 Policy & Relief Funding for Farmers:

American Farmland Trust COVID-19 Farmer Relief Fund

Attra NY Resource and Funding List

National Sustainable Agriculture Commision- COVID-19 Letter Template for Congress

American Farmland Trust-COVID-19 Stimulus Package Letter Template for Congress

Talk Farm To Me COVID-19 Relief