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What types of community and educational programming do you think will be most interesting and/or beneficial?

- Nature walks - Farm tours / agricultural education / pick your own farm - Community events - talks, screenings, dinners - Craft programs to learn new skills

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Thanks Tom, we plan on offering farm tours, U Pick orchards and regenerative agriculture programming at the Farm and are also taking any suggestions on great programming, as well as local businesses to... Read more...

Among the 80+ acres of green space including an extensive trail network, what types of uses and amenities would you like to see?

- Trails available to the public at certain times - Programs to protect wild spaces and help local wildlife thrive - Agricultural programs both to support local farmers and to engage the community and... Read more...

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Great minds think alike, Tom! With conservation as an emphasis, our extensive trail network will be open for the public to explore. We believe there is a great opportunity for an agritourism business... Read more...

Among the 80+ acres of green space including an extensive trail network, what types of uses and amenities would you like to see?

Nothing.....except what it was. Our becoulic country side is disappearing. The reason most people live here other than those born and raised is for its quiet beauty and uncluttered roads.

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Hi Laverne, we completely appreciate the natural beauty of the region and seek to use sustainable development practices to bring people closer to those bucolic surroundings including our mix of farmland,... Read more...

Community feedback is essential in helping us to shape the project to meet the needs of the local community. Please share your thoughts/questions.

I've seen this development start with the right intentions, take feedback from the community, and evolve to best serve it which I see as a very encouraging sign. Most notably the positive that has happened... Read more...

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Are there any local groups or organizations we should connect with about programming and events?

- Livingston Manor School - Catskill Mountainkeeper - Chamber of Commerce - Catskill Food Hub - Haven for Humanity

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Great suggestions, Tom - We've done a site visit with Catskill Mountainkeeper and are continuing to build relationships in the community, those are great organizations we'll connect with as well.

Morgan Outdoors -- a creative Main Street retailer who deals in hiking and camping equipment/clothing, organizes events, and who is also a wonderful source of information about our local surroundings.

Among the 80+ acres of green space including an extensive trail network, what types of uses and amenities would you like to see?

Pollinator Pathways, birding environments and educational activities, botanical information on plantings. Focus on engaging children and teens in ecology

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What types of community and educational programming do you think will be most interesting and/or beneficial?

I don’t even know what this is but I want to!

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Community feedback is essential in helping us to shape the project to meet the needs of the local community. Please share your thoughts/questions.

Thank you for your amazing project!

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Are there any local groups or organizations we should connect with about programming and events?

Public School system, Seniors group and local government community focused groups .

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Among the 80+ acres of green space including an extensive trail network, what types of uses and amenities would you like to see?

A portion of the acreage in wild flowers to support a honey bee population. Possibility of groomed trails for Cross Country Skiing. Provides a winter attraction for the area. Or have I missed the point?

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Hi John, these are great ideas and our intent is to preserve a large portion of the existing meadows as a pollinator sanctuary to support the native bee population. We also aim to have a separate apiary... Read more...

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Considering the average income and median home values in regards to full time residents, what percentage of these homes built will be affordable for local residents? Will this development support local... Read more...

Hi Thomas, we're working hard to offer a variety of different housing types at various price points, including some for rent. Additionally, the introduction of new housing supply at Broadacre Farm will... Read more...

Community feedback is essential in helping us to shape the project to meet the needs of the local community. Please share your thoughts/questions.

Until Main Street gets more parking, the continued influx of part-time and full-time residents will make town really crowded on weekends. Will the community be offering its residents another form of transpo... Read more...

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Hi Darrell and thanks for your note! Broadacre Farm is designed principally for pedestrians, with an extensive trail network for getting around. Our goal is to minimize automobile traffic through a mix... Read more...

Community feedback is essential in helping us to shape the project to meet the needs of the local community. Please share your thoughts/questions.

Any updates?

Hi Kurt! Excited to soon reveal a major advancement of our plan, which will include 16 homes and 4 bungalows, 20 inn rooms and 20 cabins alongside a regenerative organic farm & greenhouse. Stay tuned!

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