County Profiles

The County Profiles below compile agricultural statistics, farmers markets, agricultural agencies and organizations, links to relevant county reports, land trusts and other information of interest.

These files will be updated on a monthly basis. If you have changes to any of the information provided or resources that should be added to a county profile, please e-mail


Western Catskills Region Foodshed Research & Analysis

A report has been compiled by Catskills FarmLink partner, Catskill Mountainkeeper, and the Natural Resources Defense Counsel (NRDC), evaluating the opportunity to establish the Western Catskill region (comprising Delaware, Sullivan and Ulster counties) as a foodshed for the New York City metropolitan area. Relevant to the creation of a foodshed, a research consultant reviewed and analyzed existing research, and consolidated the results. The report will serve as a baseline resource for the stakeholder group being tasked with taking the Western Catskills region Foodshed to the next level.

Greenmarket Farmers on the Edge

An assessment of greenmarket farmers’ needs, and the growing challenges of keeping their farms viable

Private Land, Public Benefits: Open Space Resources and Preferred Growth Areas in the Catskills

Open Space Institute's maps, data and analysis to help towns, counties, planners, developers and conservation groups identify win-win approaches to conservation and development.