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hudson valley school plants seeds of herbalism with upgraded training program

Hudson Valley residents! Take this sweet 5-month foundational program in herbal medicine.

Posted: May 3 2017
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talking co-ops

Hudson Valley farmer farmer Faith Gilbert talks cooperative farming, guidebook writing, and community organizing today on Greenhorns Radio.

Posted: April 4 2017
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free download of "pasture rabbit for profit"

Nichki Carangelo, of the delightful Hudson Valley-based, cooperative Letterbox Farm Collective, has just finished a publication on the commercial production of pasture rabbits. Funded by a SARE grant, "Pasture Rabbit for Profit" is an easily digestible, practical resource for farmers intended to guide readers through the start-up phase of their own pasture-based rabbitry. It includes a full […]

Posted: April 1 2017
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internship this summer in farmland conservation in greenwich, ny

Intern with the Agricultural Stewardship this summer and gain skills in education, nonprofit project management, and farmland conservation.

Posted: March 1 2017
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inspiring apprenticeship model on common hands farm philmont, ny

A great experience for the inspiring biodynamic farmer, a good apprenticeship model for the rest of us.

Posted: February 6 2017
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spirited music! legendary gawker family band at mettabee farm in hillsdale, jan. 27

Looking for  a way to keep moral up and marching after yesterday's historic marches? Hudson Valley folks will have a great opportunity next weekend. Friday, January 27, 2017, from 7:00pm  9:00pm the Gawler Family Band will be playing raucous joyous Americana and folk from around the world. Find them at Mettabee Farm and Arts Center in Hillsdale New York. Information can […]

Posted: January 22 2017
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organic grains and innovation on GH radio

Listen to the podcast here! Ben Dobson grew up in Hillsdale, New York, on a small organic farm and started his first agricultural business in 2001. After two years on his own, he joined forces with his father Ted Dobson and managed the fields at his salad and tomato farm in Sheffield, MA, from 2003 […]

Posted: January 16 2017
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hudson valley farm incubator program-- deadline to apply jan.6

Apply for Glynwood Farm's Business Incubator! The deadline for initial applications and letters of intent for Glynwood’s Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator (HVFBI) has been extended to January 6, 2017, with the 2017 program beginning in early next May. HVFBI is taking the "long view" on supporting a new generation of farmers in the region, equipping participants with […]

Posted: December 10 2016
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make-us-green-with-envy farm dinner, hudson, ny, OCT 9

This is an epically swoon-able event: to support the progressive, collectively-own integrated urban Letterbox Farm, catered by the up-and-coming culinary geniuses at Lil' Deb's Oasis, with DRINKS IN THE GARDEN, a multi-course dinner under the stars in the field of  "bright & bold tropical dishes inspired by the founders combined roots in Latin America & […]

Posted: October 4 2016
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wonder: the major-minor super power

This recently made its way into the Greenhorns inbox, and boy! Doesn't it just hit home for all of us? We love this! And we think that you'll enjoy it too. The author, Jeffery Davis, is a consultant, speaker, and author of the poetry collection Coat Thief  (Saint Julian Press) and The Journey from the Center of the […]

Posted: September 27 2016
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mycomania in the hudson valley, oct. 6-10

This October, join hundreds of mycophiles, artists, and Earth activists for a unique 5-day, volunteer-run gathering to learn how to work with fungi to support your community and environment. The Radical Mycology Convergence (RMC) is a weekend long event consisting of workshops, presentations, and various mycoremediation installations. Beyond the skills shared, the RMC also works […]

Posted: August 24 2016
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hudson valley farmers are making responsible meat eating easier

Attention Northeastern meat eaters! These beautiful farmers, and our friends, over at Cairncrest sell sustainably-raised, small-scale, hand-processed pork (raised on forages, local non-GMO grains, and whey from yogurt manufacturing) and 100% grass fed beef at locations in NY, PA, and VT. Highest quality meat from caring and skilled farmers. Order what you want online and choose a […]

Posted: July 5 2016
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HVYFC spring mixer at kinder hook farm, may 28

Anna will give us a tour of the lambing operation where she's raising 300 lambs this year. Then we'll enjoy a BBQ with Kinderhook meat and beer from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company. Bring a side dish if you can and plate/cup/utensils. Kinderhook Farm (1958 Co Rd 21, Valatie, NY 12184) All farmers, friends and family […]

Posted: May 17 2016
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ny: wassail and balkan dance party

Happy Spring! We are please to invite you to our 20th Annual Wassail. This year we will be joined by an unusually robust group of musicians. There will be wassailing, singing, dancing and feasting among the trees. As always, we invite anyone who would like to camp in the orchard, (which is now certified organic!), […]

Posted: April 22 2016
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long table harvest (a food rescue organization) needs your help!

Long Table Harvest gleans surplus produce from farms in Columbia County and distribute it to those in need. About 1/4 of the population in Columbia County is food insecure and/or low-income. We are working with 14 distribution sites in the county, half are pantries and the other half are non-profits and community organizations already working […]

Posted: April 20 2016
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new food rescue program in the hudson valley

Long Table Harvest is a farm food rescue program serving low-income residents in Columbia County, NY, co-founded by long-time Greenhorn Audrey Berman. They've partnered with 16 farms in the county to glean surplus produce from June to November and are working with 14 pantries and community based organization to distribute produce to those in need. Columbia […]

Posted: April 13 2016
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GOOD DIRT premier @ BAM, april 10

GOOD DIRT is a multimedia performance based on real stories from six diverse farm families in the Hudson Valley. Written by Jeremy Davidson and directed by Mary Stuart Masterson of Storyhorse Documentary Theater, GOOD DIRT illustrates the fragility of our agricultural heritage and inspires the audience to rebuild what’s been lost.  APRIL 10, 2016 // PREMIER Show starts at […]

Posted: March 13 2016
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heroic food- apply now!

The Heroic Food Full-Year Immersion (FYI) Program is designed for veterans with an interest in ecologically sustainable farming for small scale commercial or homestead operations. Trainees either come from local areas and commute from home, or live on the Heroic Food Farm located on 20 tranquil acres just 2 miles outside of Hudson, NY.  They gain hands-on experience […]

Posted: March 9 2016
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more land access training workshops for new york

Agrarian Trust's May 3rd training workshop with the NY State Agricultural Mediation Program (NYAMP), Negotiation Your Way to Land, is SOLD OUT. You can get a podcast of the program by joining the Agrarian Trust email list. For those of you in the Hudson Valley, there are two more workshops coming up THIS weekend, hosted by the the Hudson Valley […]

Posted: May 1 2014
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collaboration for mutual aid

Hudson Valley greenhorns, take note. Collaboration for Mutual Aid: Feb. 25th 6-9:30 PM. New small farms are proliferating here in the Valley.  In the coming years, we may face some direct-marketing challenges, but also more potential to work together for mutual benefit. What do we need to capture more value?  How can we  tap the opportunities […]

Posted: February 11 2014
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send your hudson valley peeps to the nyfc benefit!

Our cocktail party to benefit NYFC's work in 2014 is fast approaching! Please join us on Sunday, Dec. 8th (one week from today) at the Red Devon Restaurant in Bangall at5pm for delicious food and drink, beautiful art and good conversation.  We're teaming up with the Hudson Valley Seed Library for an exhibit of their spectacular Art of the Heirloomcollection and […]

Posted: December 4 2013
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sloops & scoops

event this saturday on the hudson waterfront.

Posted: September 12 2013
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hudson rising - a new movie about revival

They're still seeking some funding. Check out the indiegogo campaign Hudson Rising: Stories of Revival from the Hudson Valley We're trying to complete our movie about the Hudson Valley - and we need your help to do it! After three years, production of Hudson Rising is nearly complete and the premiere is scheduled for October 26th 2013! Hudson Rising is […]

Posted: September 11 2013
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millbrook, ny estate seeks farmer

We are looking for a farmer to design and manage a new, two to three acre market garden operation on a beautiful Hudson Valley estate. This is a hands-on position with lots of autonomy and responsibilities. The applicant must be able to create and implement a business plan that allows the farm to be economically […]

Posted: December 18 2012
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apprentice at great song farm, hudson valley

Great Song Farm -- located in New York's Hudson Valley, across the river from Kingston and the Catskills --  is looking for an apprentice this coming season, April through November. Great Song Farm is a community centered farm, providing fresh vegetables for 90 member families through the summer and 25 families through the winter months through an […]

Posted: December 15 2012
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a local history, almost forgotten

In the Gilded Age and beyond, high fashion decreed that violets were the flower of choice for Valentine's Day, Easter, and a fragrant corsage. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/30913277] At its height, in the years before World War I, Rhinebeck, New York growers shipped millions of sweet violets (viola odorata) to New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago and […]

Posted: July 25 2012
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job posting in the hudson valley!

Herondale Farm a mixed-livestock, grass-based, holistically managed farm in the Hudson River Valley is looking for interns/apprentices/willing workers for the 2011 Season. Ideally April through October but the start and end dates are flexible with May through August being the most critical periods. We raise grass-fed cows, pigs, sheep and chickens and sell to high-end […]

Posted: March 13 2011