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More than making music: Farm Aid extends a hand to those who provide our food

The star-studded lineup for Farm Aid includes, from left, Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and John Mellencamp.
The star-studded lineup for Farm Aid includes, from left, Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and John Mellencamp.
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After 2007, it was only a matter of time before Farm Aid came to upstate New York. That year, the annual benefit concert, which has been spearheaded by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp since 1985, was held on Randall’s Island in New York City for the first time. Before the concert, the Farm Aid organization put together an “upstate-downstate” caravan, stopping at farms throughout the upstate region to pick up locally grown food ...


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dobler
September 19, 2013
8:30 a.m.

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Wish I was there!

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