The Cambridge Valley Farmers’ Market has been attracting customers to purchase locally grown food for 18 years. Last year they moved from the green space in the village to Cambridge Central School to allow for more space for vendors and customers. The pandemic forced many farmers’ markets to adjust their space and layout to allow for social distancing. As a result, some farmers’ markets relocated to allow for the new regulations. Although the location is [...]Read More
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Join John and Eva Moore at their farm in Valley Falls, NY on July 27th to learn who they are, what they do, why they do it and how you can join their farm family. John and Eva are the third generation of Moores to live and work on St. Croix Farm. They raise beef, pork, chicken, duck, pheasant and rabbits. The wagons will roll at 12:45 p.m., rain or shine, on Sunday, June 27th. St. Croix Farm pastured proteins will be available for purchase after the tour. Tour [...]Read More
High in the hills of southern Washington County, Alan and Nancy Brown have been raising beef and pigs on their 450 acre farm for 55 years. In the 1970s, Alan discovered an old farmhouse and barn on 140 acres in Washington County and decided to purchase it. Little did he know at the time that his dream farming would bring him to the NYC area selling local products to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) customers. The CSA concept has been around for over 30 years and provides an [...]Read More
Himanee and Jim Gupta-Carlson have been farming for over ten years in Saratoga Springs, NY and more recently at their farm in Easton, NY. A familiar face at the Saratoga and Schenectady Farmers Market, Himanee raises chickens, ducks, geese and goats with her husband, Jim. They got their start in farming when they relocated from Seattle to Saratoga Springs and purchased a house with 3 acres of land and a barn and began growing vegetables in their backyard. “We basically started [...]Read More
The Lovenduski family has been farming for four generations in two different states and two different regions of New York State. They got their start in the early 1900s when Joseph Lovenduski arrived in the United States and started farming in New Jersey. Joseph's son, Austin, expanded the farm in New Jersey and raised laying hens, beef cows and vegetables to sell at his roadside stand and the regional market. Two of Austin's sons, Paul and Mark, established a farm in [...]Read More