By Rusty Plough Farm on Tuesday, May. 19, 2015 - 9:47 am
On the farm, it's all about the crops and animals... so as farmhouse renovation activity slacks off, focus turns to a brand new kitchen for the hens! Well, not exactly a Wolff oven with bells & whistles, but what they really appreciate... fresh green... Read more
By Jennifer Strom on Friday, May. 9, 2014 - 1:30 pm
Above: The Parker family (left to right): Carol, Kelly, Bill and Eric, with Lilly and Lincoln. Photography by Richard A. Smith. Bill and Carol Parker both grew up on farms and were happy to escape them as young adults. Bill’s family raised veal in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014 - 4:19 pm
For over a decade, Tello's Green Farms has been a well-known producer on the Catskills local food scene, and a beloved vendor at the New York City Greenmarket. Customers rave about Tello's eggs; restaurant chefs wax rhapsodic about their marigold-orange... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 - 3:12 pm
Above: Two roosters square off at a cockfight in Andhra Pradesh, India. Photo by Flickr user Vijay Chennupati; posted under Creative Commons license.  About 3,000 roosters were seized from a Plattekill farm on Sunday, as part of what Attorney General Eric... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2012 - 12:02 pm
Above: H.P. and Wellington, a couple of the Watershed Post's resident (legal) backyard chickens. Photo by Lissa Harris. In today's Walton Reporter: The village of Walton, where no chicken may legally roost, is debating whether to allow backyard poultry.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 22, 2012 - 2:59 pm
Above: The Watershed Post's resident rooster, Wellington. He's good company out here in rural Delaware County, but we're guessing he wouldn't fit in too well in your average tiny Kingston backyard. Photo by Lissa Harris. Looks like the urban-farming... Read more
By wateradmin on Sunday, Jun. 19, 2011 - 8:33 am
"Potshots," by Bovina artist Gary Mayer, runs every Sunday. This week, Gary handed the reins to his 12-year-old daughter Ava, who created the gorgeous ode to Dads you see above. A little about Ava: She attends Delaware Academy in Delhi, and draws, dances... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2011 - 10:42 pm
Harpo, a White Crested Polish chicken, is just two weeks old, but already practicing the patented Inscrutable Chicken Face. Thanks to Bovina resident Lynne Resch (also the proprietor of Two Stones Realty) for the photo.
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 - 10:00 pm
The prize goes to the Kingston Times for this glorious specimen: Fowl Play: Catskill Animal Sanctuary volunteers travel 1,000 miles to rescue sickly chickens after crystal meth lab bust
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