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November 09, 2020 - York, PA

Wolf Administration Tours Veteran-Owned Farms Supported by State's $10 Million Fresh Food Financing Initiative

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Anthony J. Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, toured U.S. Navy Veteran James Cornwell's Nine Pines Farm in York, and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Daniel Hubbard's Hubbard Family Ranch in Gardners, Adams County on Friday, November 6, to highlight state support of veterans and engender consumer support for veteran-owned farms. Both farms received grants in September through the state's $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic.



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_001.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Longhorn livestock is pictured on Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_002.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a> Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, left, Anthony J. Carrelli, Pennsylvanias adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, center, and Command Sgt. Maj. Harry J. Buchanan, senior enlisted leader for Pennsylvania National Guard, get a tour of U.S. Navy Veteran James Cornwells Nine Pines Farm in York,  on Friday, November 6, 2020. Nine Pines Farm received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_003.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Daniel Hubbard, center, stands with his children, Lane, 12, center right, and Joshua, 10, right, as they talk with Anthony J. Carrelli, Pennsylvanias adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, center left, and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_004.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>U.S. Navy Veteran James Cornwell, owner of Nine Pines Farm in York, holds a medallion on Friday, November 6, 2020. Nine Pines Farm received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_005.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Daniel Hubbard, center right, stands with his son Lane, 12, right, as they talk with Anthony J. Carrelli, Pennsylvanias adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, center left, and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_006.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Command Sgt. Maj. Harry J. Buchanan, senior enlisted leader for Pennsylvania National Guard, tours Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_007.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Geese stand guard at Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_008.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Anthony J. Carrelli, Pennsylvanias adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, right, talks with Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_009.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>U.S. Navy Veteran James Cornwell, owner of Nine Pines Farm in York, right, with his daughter, Cassidy, 9, gives a tour of his farm to Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Friday, November 6, 2020. Nine Pines Farm received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_010.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>U.S. Navy Veteran James Cornwell, owner of Nine Pines Farm in York, gives a tour of his farm on Friday, November 6, 2020. Nine Pines Farm received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_011.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Anthony J. Carrelli, Pennsylvanias adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, left, talks with U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Daniel Hubbard on Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_012.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Harry J. Buchanan, senior enlisted leader for Pennsylvania National Guard, get a tour of U.S. Navy Veteran James Cornwells Nine Pines Farm in York, on Friday, November 6, 2020. Nine Pines Farm received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic. <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18388_AGRIC_Veteran_Farmers_NK_013.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Daniel Hubbard, center, talks with Anthony J. Carrelli, Pennsylvanias adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, right, and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Hubbard's Family Ranch in Adams County on Friday, November 6, 2020. Hubbard's Family Ranch received grants in September through the states $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative COVID-19 Relief Fund to expand access to fresh food in low-income communities during the pandemic.