It's Time to Take Stock!

Every year we hold our annual "Taking Stock for New York Agriculture" meeting to offer our stakeholders the opportunity to learn firsthand about the impact Farm Viability projects are creating.  This year, the presentations focused on how our projects are helping farmers respond to changing technology and a changing consumer marketplace.  We were particularly excited to have Rick Stein, with the Food Marketing Institute of Washington DC with us to talk about the consumer research his organization has done.  To manage the file size, we've broken his presentation into two parts:

Top Trends

Power of Produce.

To see other great research about consumers and food or to order the full reports, visit  We also find the consumer research work done by The Hartman Group to be very informative.