#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...

Eating Farm-to-Table All Winter Long

One of the true joys of living in the Hudson Valley is ample access to local farms, especially during growing season. But even in cold months, it’s becoming increasingly easier to eat locally, particularly if you don’t approach sourcing local...

Youth Lead Movement to Extend New York’s Honors for Sojourner Truth

Jessica Alonso never really envisioned herself as an activist. But in mid-2020, the Kingston YMCA Farm Project Youth Crew member, along with her colleagues Aleshanee Emmanuel and Briana Gary, started leading teen group discussions of anti-racist activism. As they dove deeper,...