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, Jan. 29, 2014 - 9:03 am
Above: A trailcam captures a nighttime view of a wild boar in Delaware County. Photo taken in August of 2013; courtesy of Justin Gansowski of the USDA. This week, federal wildlife agents armed with cameras and sniper rifles are patrolling New York State... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 - 5:27 pm
Above: A rooster from Horton Hill Farm in Jefferson casts a discerning eye on the Watershed Post's 2014 Catskills Food Guide. Thanks to Horton Hill Farm for the photo. In the local economy, businesses don't stand alone. They form relationships with each... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 - 3:47 pm
Above: A selection of Catskills dairy products. Photo by Toni Brogan.   The locavore movement has made a celebrity of many a humble ingredient, sparking a renaissance of old-fashioned vegetable varieties and elevating the lowly pork belly to the level of... Read more
By dgalusha on Saturday, Sep. 21, 2013 - 3:22 pm
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 - 5:05 pm
A flowing Catskills stream, photographed by James McCracken in Hunter. A newly-revised midterm draft of a ten-year plan for the management of New York City's unfiltered watershed calls for almost $40 million in new funding to keep the Catskills' many... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 - 10:44 am
Whole pigs are lowered into a stone-lined roasting pit at the 2012 Pig Mountain pig roast in Narrowsburg. Photo by Randy Harris.  A punk pig roast? Maybe it was only a matter of time, but it’s surely proof positive that when the big city gets its hands on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 15, 2013 - 8:56 am
Above: 17-year-old pro mountain bike racer Taylor Allison, a local athlete who's currently fundraising to enter the 2014 World Cup at Windham. Last month, Allison took fourth place in U.S. Nationals on Windham's rocky, slippery slopes. Photo from Allison'... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2013 - 5:05 pm
A satisfied customer at Bohringer's Fruit Farm in Middleburgh. Photo by James McCracken; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. June brings many things: Weddings. Graduations. A riot of greenery. And of course, strawberries. The brief, glorious... Read more


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