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Overnight Stays Add Fun — and Financial Stability — to Valley Farms

The allure of waking up to a rooster’s crow and tending crops in a sun-drenched field has drawn American urbanites...

The Modern Comeback of Ancient Buckwheat

In 2023, Travel + Leisure named Ulster County’s Phoenicia Diner as one of the best places in the entire country...

How Valley Vintners Are Facing Climate Change

Hiring helicopters to fly overhead all night to circulate air and prevent frost on vines. That’s just one of the...

Forest Farming Takes Root in Valley Woodlands

When you think about preserving farmland, sun-splashed fields filled with thriving crops might pop to mind. But a thick woodland?...
Farmers on a ladder pruning trees.

What Valley Farmers Have Been Up to Off-Season

The Hudson Valley takes on a different beauty in every season. This little pocket of New York enchants both locals...

Supporting Local Ag’s ‘Bloom Boom’

When the husband-and-wife team of Jenny Elliott and Luke Franco started their farm in 2011, the organic food movement was...

N.Y. Farmers Explore Silvopasturing As Climate Solution

Some Northeastern farmers have begun carefully shifting back to an age-old land management technique. It’s one that relies on a...

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...

Farm Food Directory

To support farmers, we’ve created a list of farms where you can purchase fresh vegetables and other produce. Most of...

Valley Hemp Farming: High Potential, With Some Pitfalls

When Congress moved to legalize industrial hemp farming late in 2018, there were cheers all around. Sen. Mitch McConnell, then...

10 Facts About the Dutchess County Fair

COVID put the kibosh on the Dutchess County Fair (and so much else) last year, so it's great to have...

Healthy Soil-Focused Farming Poised for Big Step in New York State

On a spring evening in 1944, 150 farmers from across Dutchess County gathered in Millbrook to learn about a newfangled...

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...

New National Farm-Buying App Launches from the Hudson Valley

Choy Division is a one-woman operation. The Orange County farm was founded and continues to be run by Christina Chan,...

Grow Black Hudson Cultivates Gardeners of Color

Amid the brick and brownstone homes of Hudson, Nkoula Badila is teaching fellow residents within the city’s communities of color...
Karen Washington

Advice for Black Farmers & Activists

Farmer and food justice advocate Karen Washington — one of the grassroots environmental leaders honored in our People Who Make...

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