Tag Archives: Dutchess County

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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Census and Sensibility

This is the first of what surely will be several posts on the 2010 Census and redistricting — a hot button issue if ever there was one right now. Redistricting impacts all our legislative districts, at the county level as … Continue reading

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Birth of a Blogista

Just one year ago I publicly announced my candidacy for the New York State Senate. I did not then, nor do I now, think of myself as a politician. But, having been urged to run by many thoughtful and concerned people … Continue reading

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