By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 10, 2012 - 2:10 pm
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 7, 2012 - 11:19 am
There's only two things money can't buy: True love and home-grown tomatoes. Above, photographer Mark Zilberman proves that you can grow gorgeous tomatoes in the high-altitude Catskills town of Andes. Shared in the Watershed Post Flickr group. It's... Read more
By J.N. Urbanski on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 - 10:59 am
Above: A young hop bine at the Braunius hop farm in Mt. Vision, where farmers and brewers got a chance to tour a working hop farm and taste local micro-brewed beer over the weekend. Photo by J.N. Urbanski. This year, New York State passed the so-called "... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 - 9:53 am
The Daily Star reports that on Sunday night, fire tore through a barn on a dairy farm in Franklin, killing over 20 milk cows and calves and putting an end to a century of dairy farming by the Boning family. Some of the cows were able to be rescued from... 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 Hanford Mills Museum on Thursday, Jun. 21, 2012 - 9:45 am
By Jason Dole on Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2012 - 2:13 pm
On Sunday, June 10, Callicoon hosted the 16th Annual Tractor Parade. At noon, over 250 tractors of all shapes, sizes and colors paraded down Main Street, and at the end of the day a chicken barbecue was held at the Delaware Community Center. All photos... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 14, 2012 - 10:27 am
The notice from Fraley Auction Company, announcing the Friday, May 11 auction of Callicoon dairy farmer Ken Peters's herd, is short and businesslike. But any farmer knows what a devastating tale lies behind this curt announcement: 100 milking, 35 dry, (65... Read more


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