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Local food/farms
18 October 2021 11:36PM
Jody Bolluyt

In March, a shiny blue and red machine arrived on the farm from Denmark via the implement dealers in Idaho and Wisconsin. It was much bigger than we expected and took a bit of engineering to get it off the trailer. Kyle bolted…

18 October 2021 11:36PM
Jody Bolluyt

In March, a shiny blue and red machine arrived on the farm from Denmark via the implement dealers in Idaho and Wisconsin. It was much bigger than we expected and took a bit of engineering to get it off the trailer. Kyle bolted…

16 October 2021 08:55PM
Mark Scherzer

I felt a sense of satisfaction yesterday as I got in the car to head to the Berkshires to my friend, Tom’s. Things were going well. Though it was still light out, I had easily lured the chickens into their coop with cracked corn, enabling…

16 October 2021 08:04AM
Jody Bolluyt

Behind all the tractor work, harvesting, washing & packing, is planning and record keeping. We fit in sitting behind a computer in the spare minutes between planting head lettuce and harvesting tomatoes. Over the past couple of weeks our plans, execution of our…

16 October 2021 08:04AM
Jody Bolluyt

Behind all the tractor work, harvesting, washing & packing, is planning and record keeping. We fit in sitting behind a computer in the spare minutes between planting head lettuce and harvesting tomatoes. Over the past couple of weeks our plans, execution of our…

16 October 2021 08:04AM
Jody Bolluyt

Behind all the tractor work, harvesting, washing & packing, is planning and record keeping. We fit in sitting behind a computer in the spare minutes between planting head lettuce and harvesting tomatoes. Over the past couple of weeks our plans, execution of our…

14 October 2021 10:10AM

The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC), Dutchess Land Conservancy (DLC), and Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) are teaming up to offer a three-part educational workshop series focused on helping local residents make more informed decisions about farmland leasing, navigating solar lease development, and using woodlands for pasture.…

9 October 2021 03:41PM
Jody Bolluyt

We began the sweet potato harvest on Thursday. Usually we start a week or so earlier but this year we waited. We are fortunate to have a great vegetable team from Cornell Cooperative Extension who write a weekly newsletter to give farmers advice…

9 October 2021 01:28PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

GHENT, N.Y. — The challenge seemed simple enough: Take the motley crew of beets I managed to extract from my garden this summer and turn them into borscht, the hearty Ukrainian beet soup. So, I went online looking for a borscht recipe.

As the testimony of…

9 October 2021 01:28PM
Ralph Gardner Jr.

GHENT, N.Y. — The challenge seemed simple enough: Take the motley crew of beets I managed to extract from my garden this summer and turn them into borscht, the hearty Ukrainian beet soup. So, I went online looking for a borscht recipe.

As the testimony of…

9 October 2021 10:33AM
Mark Scherzer

My sheep are not stupid, you know. In fact, they seem to me to be getting smarter all the time.

For example, when it’s time for their grain treat, I herd the flock out of the main part of the barn’s big room, either out the…

7 October 2021 11:02AM

On Thursday, October 14th from 4PM to 7PM Mei’s Handmade Dumplings will be outside the library selling some of the most delicious dumplings in the Hudson Valley! We hope you will join us in supporting their small buisness.

Roeliff Jansen Community Library

518-325-4101

9091 Rt 22
PO Box 669
Hillsdale,…

5 October 2021 06:32PM
5 October 2021 02:12PM

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) toured Coon Brothers Dairy Farm in Dutchess County. Rep. Delgado was joined by representatives from Farm Credit East. The Congressman, Coon family, and Farm Credit East discussed how the third-generation farm has adapted, grown, and worked to remain resilient…

5 October 2021 02:12PM

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) toured Coon Brothers Dairy Farm in Dutchess County. Rep. Delgado was joined by representatives from Farm Credit East. The Congressman, Coon family, and Farm Credit East discussed how the third-generation farm has adapted, grown, and worked to remain resilient…

5 October 2021 01:08PM
Churchtown Dairy

• Our celebrated Harvest Market is back! •

Join us on Sunday, October 10th from 1-5pm in the Round Barn to browse the bounty of our local farms and makers.

Featuring live music by Abby Lappen and Emma’s brick-oven pizzas.

Welcoming: Root and Tuber,…

5 October 2021 01:08PM
Churchtown Dairy

• Our celebrated Harvest Market is back! •

Join us on Sunday, October 10th from 1-5pm in the Round Barn to browse the bounty of our local farms and makers.

Featuring live music by Abby Lappen and Emma’s brick-oven pizzas.

Welcoming: Root and Tuber,…

5 October 2021 01:08PM
Churchtown Dairy

• Our celebrated Harvest Market is back! •

Join us on Sunday, October 10th from 1-5pm in the Round Barn to browse the bounty of our local farms and makers.

Featuring live music by Abby Lappen and Emma’s brick-oven pizzas.

Welcoming: Root and Tuber,…

5 October 2021 01:08PM
Churchtown Dairy

• Our celebrated Harvest Market is back! •

Join us on Sunday, October 10th from 1-5pm in the Round Barn to browse the bounty of our local farms and makers.

Featuring live music by Abby Lappen and Emma’s brick-oven pizzas.

Welcoming: Root and Tuber,…

5 October 2021 12:34PM

Saturday, October 9, 1:00 – 2:00pm at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library in Hillsdale NY

Get ready for Halloween by painting your own pumpkin! This event is part of the Hillsdale Pumpkin Festival and will be held outdoors. Registration is required. Please contact Tia at [email protected]

4 October 2021 06:38PM
Charlie Ferrusi

www.eventbrite.com/e/out-on-the-farm-tickets-176485261167

Join OutHudson for a fun-filled Fall day on Saturday, October 9, 12-5pm at Samascott Orchards with our local LGBTQ community and allies.

Enjoy apple picking from 12-3pm and explore the corn maze from 3-5pm. The entry to Samascott Orchards for pick-your-own apples is $5 and the…

4 October 2021 03:32PM

myemail.constantcontact.com/Kaatsbaan-Fall-Newsletter.html?soid=1105866149348&aid=QoFD3LL1niA

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Fall Newsletter – featuring video highlights from Kaatsbaan Summer Festival 2021!

Thank you to all the artists, creators, audience members, and supporters who made this year of artistic exploration and continued work possible.

We could not be more proud of the residencies and festivals…

4 October 2021 01:36PM
Gina Hyams

www.spencertownacademy.org

Spencertown, New York—Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s sixteenth annual Festival of Books will take place online this year, with virtual events, including Zoom programs with distinguished authors, children’s events, and a “Special Book Room” online sale.

On Saturday, October 9 at 3:00pm, culinary professional and author…

2 October 2021 01:42PM
Mark Scherzer

I really didn’t mean it the way it sounded.

My near daily call with my friend, George, does not have a set time, though it usually takes place in the 5 to 9 p.m. window . Such was the case last Sunday when George called while…

1 October 2021 08:13AM
Jody Bolluyt

We are starting to feel a chill in the air during our early morning harvests. We can sense a slowing down of plant growth in the fields. The calendar flips to October and full on fall this week. It’s a moment to…

 

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