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Northwind Farm Goes Solar

Despite leaps in agrarian technology, growing and raising food ultimately depends on soil, water and sunlight. At Northwind Farm in Tivoli, the sun is being put to another use: producing

Urban Buzz: Bees in the City

IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN PORT CHESTER in southern Westchester, the summer sun beats down on the black tar roof of Tarry Market on North Main Street. Just 500 feet

Lynn Faurie & Barbara Masterson, B&L 4E Farm

OWNED AND OPERATED BY Lynn Faurie and Barbara Masterson, B&L 4E Farm is a fourth-generation, certified organic farm that sells organic, pasture-raised beef and chicken. The farm also sells organic,

Barbara Felton & Will Brown

THE LORE OF WARWICK SAYS THAT Lowland Farm is named for the flat expanse of rich, grassy pastures and fields that slope into lofty hills skirted by the rambling Pochuck

Farming Flowers

IN 2012, AMERICANS SPENT $27.8 billion on floriculture items, the vast majority of them grown in industrial greenhouses, swaddled in several layers of plastic, refrigerated in coolers and flown thousands of

Fava, a Two-Season Bean

HANNIBAL LECHTER ONLY hinted at the value and flavor of fava beans when he described eating a census taker’s liver with “some fava beans and a nice Chianti” in the

What Price Milk?

FROM A LARGE WINDOW IN THEIR OFFICE, once a farmhouse, Ronnie and Rick Osofsky survey their Ancramdale dairy farm. Their view is a vista of rolling hills unfurling into deep

Farm to Patient

THINK FRESH, NUTRITIOUS cuisine. Then think hospital food. Let’s face it, the all-too-common vision of a tray of bland mystery meat, overcooked vegetables and canned gravy punctuated with a side

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back this April 8-21!