The Best Watermelon Patch Ever

[This article was written by Darrel back in January and intended for winter publication. Since we took a hiatus from putting out the newsletter over the winter, you’re getting the article┬ánow, on the verge of spring. While the inspiration comes to you from the winter months, the relevance is strong for your spring gardening beginnings. […]

The New Homespun Era

An economic and cultural transition is taking place in towns and farmlands throughout much of New York’s Hudson Valley, particularly where I live in Ulster County, in the Rondout Valley. We’re experiencing a sharp turn toward localism, epitomized by the Local Economies Project (LEP), which is funded by The New World Foundation. The LEP has […]