Thursday, March 30, 2017

Agricultural Brunch – Invasive Species: Something for Everyone!

The all new Annual Chamber Agricultural Brunch is being presented by Columbia County Farm Bureau and Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, which will be held on Thursday, March 30 at a new location, Love Apple Farm from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.  Don’t miss this opportunity to network and learn more about agricultural businesses. The topic this year is Invasive Species: Something for Everyone! Presented by Marilyn Wyman, with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties.  For more detailed information visit the Chamber website at

The Agricultural Brunch has become the premier event for county residents who are involved in or concerned with our local farms and food system. This year’s brunch will again offer people a chance to network and learn what is happening on the agricultural scene. The event will be held at Love Apple Farm located at 1421 State Route 9H, in Ghent on Thursday, March 30 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm catered by Simons Catering.  The cost is $25/pp. Please contact the Chamber at (518) 828-4417 for reservations by March 24.

Sponsors of this event are Columbia Land Conservancy, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia & Greene Counties, Farm Credit East ACA, Fix Bros, Inc. and Hawthorne Valley Association.

Investors of all events throughout the year are Major Investors: Kinderhook Bank, Columbia Economic Development Corporation and E.P. Nevins Insurance Agency.  Media Investors are Columbia-Greene Media, iHeartMedia, and Mid-Hudson Cablevision, Inc. Premium Investors are The Bank of Greene County and MetzWood Insurance.

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, with its 800 members, is the leading voice of business in Columbia County, providing advocacy, promotional and benefit solutions for its members. Those seeking more information concerning the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and membership can contact the Chamber at (518) 828-4417 or visit the website at