SEEC Secures $25,000 Appalachian Regional Commission Grant for Regional Feasibility Study Focused on Post-COVID Dairy & Food Supply

Washington DC & Schoharie County, NY (June 30, 2021) – During National Dairy Month, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced the approval of a grant in the amount of $25,000 to the Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corporation (SEEC) to fund, in part, a Regional Independent Food Processing Feasibility Study. SEEC and Carver Companies have teamed-up to…

SEEC grants to 2 more

SEEC has awarded two additional Resiliency Fund grants, one to an innovative dairy farm and another to a family-run beverage distribution business marking its 43rd anniversary in 2021. Locust Spring Farm owners Eric and Taylor Bogardus have been milking quality Aryshires at their Sloansville farm for the past four and a half years. Mr. Bogardus…

They Know Their Stuff

Feb. 17, 2021 Seminars about improving business rarely live up to expectations. A Schoharie County audience often finds an out-of-town speaker can’t relate to rural conditions here. But if the speakers are from Schoharie County itself, value increases a great deal. That’s what the Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corporation and the Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce…

SEEC steps up with $

Highland Hollow in Schoharie and the Community Library in Cobleskill are the latest recipients of SEEC Resiliency Grants. Highland Hollow plans to use its grant to move its planned USDA slaughterhouse ahead. Specifically, the funding will go toward developing a FDA-required Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point plan, a management system that addresses food beginning with…

SEEC strategizes for new year

By Patsy Nicosia January 13, 2021 Looking forward—not backwards—and maybe even being a little opportunistic is the strategy SEEC is bringing with it into 2021. There’s no doubt that will be a challenge—even the words “economic growth” are hard to say after the yeas that was 2002, SEEC’s Executive Director Julie Pacattte said Friday. But…

Planning for the Times

January 20, 2021 Planning for 2021 can be little more than groping in the dark. Nobody knows how long the pandemic will last or its economic impact because nobody’s ever been here before. Yet SEEC––Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corporation––is plowing ahead with plans for the new year. Realize, however, that these plans aren’t pie-in-the-sky but instead…