What We Do

Building a profitable, regenerative, and equitable food system.

Guided by values of sustainability, collaboration, inclusion, transparency, and innovation, CADE provides services to NY farm and food businesses through technical assistance, education, mentoring, network-weaving, partnerships, advocacy, and research.

Consultation & Support

We offer one-on-one assistance for small and mid-sized farm and food businesses through market matchmaking, curriculums and training, fiscal sponsorships, and direct business services. CADE’s Program Managers are available to consult with entrepreneurs in NY seeking guidance for their farm and food business endeavors, whether they are just starting out or already established.

Group of young women enjoy drink sample at Forgotten Farms event

Events, Webinars, and Courses

Throughout the year, CADE hosts a variety of events designed to help farm and food business entrepreneurs strengthen their businesses through education, funding, networking and more. Check out our upcoming courses and events, and make sure to sign up for our monthly newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest CADE programs, events, and more.

Resource Library

CADE has created and compiled helpful resources and information so farm and food business owners can learn, grow, find opportunities, and connect – all on their own time. Visit our resource library to learn more.