Exploring Green Careers: MIGUEL ALVARADO, Retrofit Contractor

The statistics are impressive: by 2030, more than 24 million new jobs could be created globally by shifting to a greener economy, according to the International Labour Organization. But what actually are those jobs, and what do they take?  La...

The Valley’s Asian Heritage-Farm Connection

Amos Kim’s family jokes that he has a “heavy hand” when it comes to working the family farm. They purchased their 41 acres in Cambridge, Washington County, in 2012 to grow Korean heirloom ingredients, like specialty strains of zucchini, green...

#MeetTheMakers: Kim Mathews, West Point Foundry Preserve Landscape

When West Point Foundry Preserve reopened in 2013, after a 16-month construction project and years of planning, the new “historical park” became an instant hit, both with the public and landscape architects. In addition to earning a cover story in Landscape Architecture Magazine —...

Next-Level Strategies to Reduce Waste

You’ve already brought reusable mugs, purchased locally in bulk and maybe even started composting. Now New York sustainability and travel blogger Kemi Ebah, who tries to maintain her low-waste lifestyle on frequent Hudson Valley jaunts, has ideas for taking your...

Mountains, Picnics and Paddling: 8 Ideal Parks for Spring

It finally feels all balmy and inviting outside, which means more people are heading into nature to enjoy it. Escape the crowds and easily practice social distancing at these 8 Scenic Hudson parks that rarely attract throngs of people. In...