Jun 1, 2023

Webster Planning Board set to review Fairlife facility plans

The facility will sit on a 106-acre site just north of Route 104 and east of Basket Road.

The Farmer's Market at The Mall at Greece Ridge operates Thursdays and Saturdays through October (photo provided).
May 31, 2023

Farmer’s Market returns to The Mall at Greece Ridge

The Farmer's Market at The Mall at Greece Ridge, a tradition for more than 30 years, begins its 2023 run on Thursday.

Apr 3, 2023

Application window for next Grow-NY competition is open

Grow-NY connects innovators and investors in the food, beverage and agriculture sectors from across the globe. Startups compete for $3 million in prize money, as well as support during the development phase of their business.

Feb 6, 2023

New contest provides support for dairy product entrepreneurs

Cornell University's Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA) is producing the competition in partnership with the Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center. The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center has provided a $1 million grant.

Nov 17, 2022

Craft Cannery, Sweet Pea win big in Grow-NY competition

Empire State Development funds the Grow-NY competition through its Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI), CNY Rising, Finger Lakes Forward, and Southern Tier Soaring.

Oct 24, 2022

Foodlink’s community farm receives state funding for education center

The Lexington Avenue Community Farm was founded in 2011 and provides space for 65 families to grow approximately 6,000 pounds of food for their households each year, Foodlink says.

Black Button Distilling celebrated this week the groundbreaking of a new tasting room and distillery at 1344 University Ave.
Oct 5, 2022

Black Button Distilling breaks ground on new tasting room and distillery in Rochester 

The tasting room at the new site is expected to open in the summer of 2023. Until then, the Black Button Distilling location at 85 Railroad St. will remain open. 

Oct 3, 2022

City will allot $14.5M in ARPA funding for workforce development

Nine organizations will use $14.5 million in federal funding allotted to Rochester to engage more than 3,000 residents in workforce development and entrepreneurship training.

There were 65 businesses who participated as exhibitors at this year’s GLOW With Your Hands, which focused on careers in the skilled trades, advanced manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, construction and agriculture sectors.
Sep 29, 2022

Record number of students learn about in-demand jobs in region

The event’s goal is to prepare GLOW Region youth for successful careers by introducing them directly to professionals and active career activities tied to in-demand jobs. 

Sep 23, 2022

EmGenisys improves pregnancy outcomes of embryo transfer in livestock

EmGenisys is one of the startups from around the world working with the Luminate NY accelerator at NextCorps in downtown Rochester.

Sep 22, 2022

Workforce development, public health priorities in allotting ARPA funds

Funding recipients must be approved by the Monroe County Legislature in November.

Sep 20, 2022

Want to work in the cannabis market? Check out this job fair

Job seekers should bring several copies of their resumes. Professional attire is required.