HOOT! Italiano Farm Benefit Dinner

Meet your Farmer by Tessa Edick   HOOT! Italiano Farm Benefit Dinner in Copake Hosted International Italian Chef & Author, Announced Industrial Hemp NYS project with SUNY   “One of the nicest things about life is the way we must stop whatever it is we are doing and devote

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Copake farm spreads holiday cheer and food awareness

Posted on: December 18, 2017 12:15 am Daniel Zuckerman for Columbia-Greene Media   COPAKE — Empire Farm in Copake held a holiday pop-up event Sunday that showcased the best of local products made in Columbia County.   This was the second year the pop-up event, held in the farmhouse, was

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Hudson Summer Fest brings community together and helps save local farms

Posted on: August 20, 2017 12:15 am Richard Moody Columbia-Greene Media HUDSON — This year’s Hudson Summer Festival partnered with the Farm On Foundation to help local farms and businesses reach out to the community and to fund the foundation’s programs that guide youth toward agriculture.   Several Hudson Valley

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Meet Your Farmer: Get your FarmOn! and Hoot!

We are more alike than different, my friend Paula always reminds me — we all have to eat!   It’s one of those things you cannot digitalize — and it’s probably one of the most important things you do after breathing and sleeping — both of which

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Meet Your Farmer: Terroir Tells the Truth

Tessa Edick For Columbia-Greene Media July 20, 2017 05:15 am It’s the time of year that begs for fresh fruit, local vegetables and long walks on green pastures as we wait for corn, tomatoes, peaches and grapes to peak, pick and taste!   Taking in the red skies at night

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Fortune, farms and good food at your New Year’s table

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:15 am By Tessa Edick For Columbia-Greene Media Savor the idea of feasting for future fortune — it has always had a ring to it as cause for celebration in the new year! This year, more than ever, I am on a mission to

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2017-05-23 The Gastrognomes

  TESSA EDICK FOUNDER + EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FARMON! FOUNDATION Tessa’s FarmOn! Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to preserve family farming in America. How? Primarily through youth education, with an eye toward fostering community, the bond that brings us all together and seals our livelihoods, our commitments to

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Meet Your Farmer and get your ‘FarmOn’

Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 11:52 am By Tessa Edick For Columbia-Greene Media     What does healthy mean to you? The packaging that envelops your food says so, or the farmer who grows the food you eat told you?   Our food choices today impact our food ways tomorrow and it

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