By wateradmin on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 - 8:19 pm
Above: A Flickr slideshow of photos from Catskills FarmLink landowners and farmers. The first photo is of Michelle Premura, a landowner who has listed 13 acres between Delhi and Stamford on the FarmLink website. Click on individual photos to see the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 - 12:43 pm
The Delaware County music scene: A little bit weird, but alive and kicking. Thanks to a hot tip from Pure Catskills, we just stumbled across the new music video for "Truck Driving Dog," by Hancock vegetable farmer (and former Green Party senatorial... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 - 10:57 am
Farming in the Catskills isn't easy. There are few amber waves of grain of the kind depicted on your average bank calendar in our rocky hills. So Madalyn Warren and Tovey Halleck, who manage a farm in Roxbury along with a project called the Andes Sprouts... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 - 5:39 pm
The Albany Times-Union's Capitol Confidential blog reports today that a coalition of U.S. representatives in the House has secured $338.6 million in funding for farmers affected by the Tropical Storm Irene flooding: Reps. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 - 11:54 am
Pink Pearl apple at Montgomery Place Orchards, an orchard and cidery in Red Hook, NY on the Cider Route. Photo from Montgomery Place's website. The Apple Project, a scion of local farm advocacy group Glynwood, is sparking a revival of old-school... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 - 10:38 am
A video by food.curated showing damage to Maple Downs Farm, a dairy farm in the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh that was devastated by the recent floods. On Monday, October 17, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) and the New York State... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 - 10:12 am
Video: Part 1 of A Pickup Load of Pigs: The Feral Swine Pandemic, a three-part series produced by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. More from the series available here. Feral pigs are gaining a foothold in western Sullivan County and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011 - 6:07 pm
After the flooding of Irene and Lee, NYC food blogger Liza de Guia, who makes short behind-the-scenes documentary films about food from field to fork, visited Maple Downs Farm in Middleburgh. What she found was a landscape that has become all too familiar... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 1:31 pm
Aerial imaging of the village of Schoharie on Tuesday, August 30, courtesy of RIT researcher Jason Faulring. Cropped by the Watershed Post from the original, larger image. Across the Catskills region (and beyond), Irene and Lee wreaked devastation on many... Read more


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