Putnam County, NY, Keep Putnam Farming




Farmland Protection

This report is based on the Keep Farming program of Glynwood, an agricultural nonprofit and working farm located in the county, which engages a diverse set of stakeholders in gathering and analyzing data about the current state of agriculture to better understand conditions and challenges faced by farmers, and works to advance a regenerative agriculture that benefits the environment, economy, health, and the community. It offers recommendations and action items targeted at helping farmers to network, learn, and build capacity; increasing market opportunities for local food within the county; developing food production-friendly policies and regulations for communities; maintaining and expanding the county’s farmland base; and recognizing the importance of agriculture in the county.

Putnam, NY

2010 Population: 99,710

2010 Population Density: 432.93/square mile