Vermont farm to plate movement feeds supply and demand

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 | 1 comment

Yesterday I talked with Amy Ivy  (of Coop. Extension) about a neat event in Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon that’ll bring people who...

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Peek inside North Country dairy farm life

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 | Comments Off on Peek inside North Country dairy farm life

A new photography exhibit about life on dairy farms in northern New York opened last weekend at Traditional Arts in Upstate New York in...

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Gillibrand protests food stamp cuts with "no" vote on Farm Bill

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 | 1 comment

The Senate passed the 5-year, $500 billion Farm Bill this afternoon, 68-32. The package that sets farm and nutrition policy for the country...

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Read Brian Bennett's Farmer of the Year speech

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 | Comments Off on Read Brian Bennett's Farmer of the Year speech

There was a lot of pride and excitement in the North Country agricultural community when "one of our own" was named Farmer of the...

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Do I dare mention Pete Seeger and the Super Bowl in the same post?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 | 1 comment

It's probably heresy. And Pete Seeger probably wouldn't care for it. But I want to get you these two *unrelated* items heading...

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