Coronavirus Roundup: Connecting Farmers with Food Banks During COVID-19

Looking at the Nourish New York initiative, plus news from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills from Tuesday, June 2.

In mid-March, 80 percent of Danny Brey’s business vanished when Governor Andrew Cuomo enacted New York State on PAUSE. Jeffersonville-based Brey’s Eggs supplied restaurants and restaurant suppliers with 60,000 dozen eggs each week. The chickens did not stop laying eggs when a statewide shut-down was instituted. It left Brey with nowhere to sell his eggs.

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