Tag Archives: Poughkeepsie Farm Project

More Farm Work — Educating the Consumer

Back in the day, farmers farmed and shoppers shopped and, there were many middle men and little interaction between the two.  Fortunately for those of us who care about what we feed our families and like knowing where our food … 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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Fields of Dreams: Young Farmers Put Down Roots

“For every farmer under 35 in the U.S. today, there are six over 65. To keep farmers markets full of farmers, grow town economies, and continue our rich local food traditions, we must help more young people get started in farming … Continue reading

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Farms R Us

Almost lost in the hoopla of the pizza party/sleepover at the state capitol and the on-time budget this week was a couple hundred farmers and friends who came to Albany Wednesday from across the state — including several buses from … Continue reading

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