Bhumi Farms

Amagansett Farm Reaps ‘Early-Stage’ Award

Rookie farmers across New York State have received an economic boost from Albany through the New Farmers Grant Fund. A total of 25 “early-stage farmers” will share $743,000 in grants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced Wednesday, carrying the new-farmer program’s three-year grant total past $1.4 million. The funds are meant to improve each startup farm’s profitability and promote diversification and growth across New York’s agricultural sector, according to the governor’s office. Included in this third…