Byline: By NOAH BAUSTIN

Cold and snow have blanketed the Valley. But locally produced fiber can keep you warm during these wintry weeks.“Wool has innate properties for...

Shrub cocktails: Berries with a twist

1/3/20

We’re on the other side of the Winter Solstice and New Year’s, but we still have months ahead of us before the snow melts for good in the spring...

Now that we’ve hit December, local Christmas tree farms are welcoming families in the search for their new living room centerpiece. You might...

Rochelle Bellin always enjoys gathering with her family on Thanksgiving. But, Bellin said, “the exciting part for me is when we get to leftover day...

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I have been chatting with local farmers about their favorite holiday recipes. I recently spoke with...

The wet weather last year was a disaster for fall crops. But this year, farmers around the Valley are reporting that more favorable conditions are...

Valley Bounty: Gobble, gobble

11/2/19

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, November feels like turkey season. But for turkey farmers across the Valley, the birds have been on their...

Each year, as the grass growth stops in the autumn, beef and dairy farms take their cows out of the pasture. “If you leave them on the grass for...

Neil Pomeroy had never heard of spaghetti squash before he began getting requests to grow it a decade ago. These days, it’s Pomeroy who is...

Fall is here. “We have definitely turned the page in terms of seasonality,” Dan Kaplan, who manages Brookfield Farm with his wife Karen Romanowski,...

“I don’t remember seeing this many apples on the trees for quite a while,” Aaron Clark told me during a recent conversation. Clark runs Clark...

The Valley is back to school. “It is peak vegetable and peak student season,” Maida Ives, manager of farm operation and education at Amherst...

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