A "local" minestrone soup recipe for 500 kids

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 | Comments Off on A "local" minestrone soup recipe for 500 kids

This week is Agricultural Literacy week in New York State, organized by Cornell's Agriculture in the Classroom program. Every year,...

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USDA wants to close local farm services offices

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 | 1 comment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reorganizing in an effort to provide more resources to help and small- and mid-size farms to grow...

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NYT: new farm bill "more whole grain than white bread"

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 | 4 comments

Interesting read in the New York Times over the weekend. The article provides analysis of the new farm bill, making the case that things...

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Is Cuomo reshaping New York agriculture?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 | 1 comment

In the last month alone, Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued no fewer than 11 press releases about agriculture in New York State. There was a...

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New nutrition labels escalate war on calories

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 | 2 comments

For the first time in more than two decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to change the way nutrition labels on food...

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