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Lessons learned in the garden: Growing vegetables has a learning curve

October 21, 2021 – Times Union

Capital Region non-profit organizations awarded funding to improve healthy food access

October 13, 2021 – News10

Capital Roots expanding mobile reach to bring produce to more residents

October 13, 2021 – News10

A 20-minute walk: Newly arrived immigrants search for fresh produce

October 8. 2021 – Times Union

Three new startup incubators planned for the Capital Region

September 26, 2021 – Albany Business Journal

At FEED Albany, a woman’s place is in the kitchen – and in the executive’s office

August 23, 2021 – Times Union

Advocates bring fresh food options to ignored neighborhood

August 18, 2021 – The Associated Press

Full Out Fest a showcase for dancers, musicians

August 10, 2021 – The Daily Gazette 

PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam: Capital Roots Hot Pepper Challenge

July 28, 2021 – News 10

Stewart’s Shops matching donations for Capital Roots #HotPepperChallenge

July 16, 2021 – News 10

Do you have what it takes to enter the Hot Pepper Challenge?

July 15, 2021 – Spectrum

Taylor does the #HotPepperChallenge at Capital Roots

July 14, 2021 – Two Buttons Deep

Capital Roots’ Hot Pepper Challenge: People take the heat for a good cause

July 13, 2021 – Times Union

Capital Roots launches #HotPepperChallenge to spotlight need for access to healthy food
July 13, 2021 – CBS 6

Capital Roots turning up the heat in the food desert

July 13, 2021 – News 10

Sheridan Hollow market being held Friday

July 13, 2021 – Times Union

Advocates bring fresh food options to ignored neighborhoods
July 12, 2021 – AP News

Seven ways to find – and save on – fresh produce

July 6, 2021 – Times Union

HIGH NOTES: Garden for HIV/AIDS center, food drive, veterans park
June 6, 2021 – The Daily Gazette

Leadership Tech Valley unveils garden project with Albany Damien Center
June 3, 2021 – News 10

Beds raise the hope for a bountiful harvest
May 19, 2021 – Times Union

Hoosick Street mural soon to get a facelift
May 14, 2021 – Spotlight News

Local Calendar Capital Region (Capital Roots Plant Sale)
May 13, 2021 – Troy Record

Plan Ahead: Events coming up in the Capital Region (Capital Roots Plant Sale)
May 11, 2021 – Times Union

CDPHP Opens ‘Doctor’s Office Of The Future’ In Clifton Park
May 5, 2021 – WAMC

Electric City Food Co-op launches new online platform to act as virtual store
May 3, 2021 – News 10

Electric City Food Co-op in Schenectady launches online marketplace; allows orders from local growers
May 2, 2021 – Daily Gazette

Friday is last night for Downtown Troy’s Spring BINGO
April 30, 2021 – News 10

Tonko Announces Slate of 10 Capital Region Projects Chosen for Federal Funding Push
April 29, 2021 – House.gov

Troy officials celebrate reopening of Troy Resource Management Facility
April 26, 2021 – Troy Record

Capital Roots unveils newest community garden in Albany
April 26, 2021 – Troy Record

Capital Roots unveils 55th community garden
April 21, 2021 – News 10

Here are local Earth Day events
April 21, 2021 – Times Union

Amy Klein of Capital Roots Talks Sustainable Futures Conference and Food Justice
April 15, 2021 – Media Sanctuary

Collar City Mushrooms Is Getting Fungi With It
April 2, 2021 – Spectrum News Albany

United Way of the Greater Capital Region provides $575,000 in grants to 41 Capital Region organizations
March 31, 2021 – ABC News 10

Kingdom Ministries offering free food at Easter and mass distribution events
March 25, 2021 – Troy Record

Troy residents encouraged to participate in citywide Earth Day cleanup program
March 19 2021 – Troy Record

KeyBank expands community benefits plan that’s invested $666M in the Capital Region
March 18, 2021 – Albany Business Review

Collar City Mushrooms open for business
March 18, 2021 – Troy Record

With eye towards spring, Schenectady Greenmarket looks to diversify vendor space
March 1, 2021 – Times Union

Editorial: Don’t skim local VLT aid
February 28, 2021 – Times Union
 
Capital Roots Veggie Mobile Helping to Serve More People During Pandemic
February 26, 2021 – Spectrum News
 
Lansing Farm conserved: Keeping local food accessible and space in suburbia open
February 25, 2021 – The Altamont Enterprise
 
Capital Roots provides summary report on Greater Capital Region Food System Assessment
February 18, 2021 – Troy Record
 
Study: Capital Region’s retail system could get healthy, locally grown food to low-income areas
February 18, 2021 – Times Union
 
Taking it to the street: Food vending during and after COVID-19
February 17, 2021 – The Conversation
 
Livelihood From Farming One Acre Plot…
February 8, 2021 – Know Where Your Food Comes From
 
How Lansingburgh move affects Troy farmers market
February 3, 2021 – Times Union
 
Farm Credit awards efforts to develop, promote Northeast ag
January 28, 2021 – Dairy News
 
Feed Albany gets $250,000 grant from Saratoga philanthropists
January 18, 2021 – Times Union
 
Bestpass Processes $1.2 Billion in Toll
January 15, 2021 – PR Newsletter
 
Instacart partners with ALDI to deliver groceries
January 1, 2021 – Times Union
 
10 to share in big giveaway prize
December 22, 2020 – Times Union
 
DEC announces grants to land trusts
December 17, 2020 – Adirondack Almanack
 
Hunger a constant as region braces for dark winter
December 13, 2020 – Daily Gazette
 
Siena Basketball Legend Tay Fisher helps launch Key Bank Assists initiative
November 30, 2020 – ABC News 10
 
Capital Roots beautifies Rensselaer Streets
November 15, 2020 – Troy Record
 
High Notes: Bakery profits, trees for a city, Special Olympics, donation to Ellis.
November 8, 2020 – Daily Gazette
 
Capital Roots volunteers turn Rensselaer Green.
November 6, 2020 – WNYT
 
Saratoga Bakery Donating All Profits to Charity
November 5, 2020 – Spectrum News
 
Rensselaer will go greener with planting of gardens, trees across city
November 5, 2020 – WRGB
 
Capital Roots Plants Trees in Rensselaer
November 5, 2020 – ABC News 10
 
Bread Basket: A future in philanthropy – Mitzen Family buys local bakery
October 29, 2020 – Saratoga Today
 
Bread Basket to raise funds for Non Profits
October 28, 2020 – Times Union
 
The Mitzen Family Purchases The Bread Basket Bakery in Saratoga, Pledges to Donate
October 27, 2020 – Albany Business Journal
 
176 Groups Urge State to Maintain Environmental Funding to Create Jobs and Restart the Economy
October 16, 2020 – Environmental Defense Fund
 
Capital Roots Initiative for Healthier Food in Schools
October 15, 2020 – ABC News 10
 
Capital Region Produce Delivered to Dozens of Schools
October 7, 2020 – WNYT
 
Free Food Fridge Albany Aims to Help Those in Need
August 11, 2020 – Albany Times Union
 
United Way of The Capital Region announces 400k in Grants
August 6, 2020 – Albany Times Union
 
State Environmental Justice Initiatives Unveiled.
June 29, 2020 – Troy Record
 
NYSERDA advances efforts to allow disadvantaged communities access to solar power.
June 24, 2020 – WHCU
 
Capital Roots Responds to Surge in Demand.
June 18, 2020 – ABC News 10
 
Brunswick CSD Partnership Provides Farm-To-Table Lunches.
June 10, 2020 – Brunswick CSD
 
Where to get farm fresh food in the Capital Region.
May 14, 2020 – Saratoga Living
 
Regional Food Bank to receive $4.3M in State aid.
May 8, 2020 – Daily Gazette
 
United Way of The Capital Region Donates to COVID-19 Fund.
May 3, 2020 – Troy Record
 
Capital Roots to hold annual brunch virtually
April 30, 2020 – Spectrum news
 
Community Gardens Bringing People Together During Pandemic
April 28, 2020 – News10
 
City of Albany says Buy Local, Grow Local Amid Pandemic
April 23, 2020 – WRGB
 
More Essential Than Ever:  Community Gardens and Food Banks
April 23, 2020 – KWYFCF
  
Capital Roots Works to Fulfill Emerging Needs
April 18, 2020 – Times Union
 
Amy Klein Talks about how the Non-Profit is continuing to provide fresh food to people during COVID-19
April 7, 2020 – The Sanctuary
 
Hard-to-count area in Troy, other cities focus on Census Day
April 1, 2020 – Capital News Weekly
 
Getting to Know Capital Roots
March 27, 2020 – Capital News Weekly
 
Capital Roots CEO sends message to the public
March 20, 2020 – Troy Record

Earth Day Cleanup meeting this week
February 24, 2020 – Troy Record
 
New York farm products in schools gets $1.5 million boost
February 20, 2020 – Times Union
 
Grant Will Expand Farm-to-School Programs
February 19, 2020 – The Daily Gazette
 
Garden Bowl Raises Thousands for Capital Roots in Troy
January 30, 2020 – News 10
 
Capital Roots to host annual Garden Bowl this weekend
January 23, 2020 – Troy Record

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