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Hug a Farmer — Family Farms Need You

You’ve joined a CSA (and have learned to prepare vegetables you’d never even heard of five years ago). You frequent the weekly Farmer’s Market, not just in your town, but in the surrounding towns. You know the local farms and … Continue reading

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Farm Tables: Dining in the Field

The facts about farming speak for themselves: America has been losing more than an acre of farm and ranch land every minute to development.* New York State has lost almost half a million acres of farmland to subdivisions, strip malls … Continue reading

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Homeland Security

What makes you feel secure? Several years ago I brought home a poster which is¬†prominently displayed on a bulletin board in the kitchen.¬† It shows a picture of a lush farm stand, brimming with tomatoes, peppers, squash and other autumn … Continue reading

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