New York to host food policy hearing in Potsdam

Posted by on May 9, 2014 | 2 comments

The future of farm and food policy in New York State will take shape in Potsdam later this month. The state Department of Agriculture and...

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What's in the water in Essex County?

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 | 3 comments

As we've reported for quite a while here at NCPR, the Champlain Valley has become a hotspot in the North Country for young farmers...

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12 portraits of farm folks for National Agriculture Day

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 | 3 comments

Happy National Agriculture Day! You can write an essay about agriculture (theme: "365 days and 7 billion mouths to feed"), plan a...

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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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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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