Winter is the time of year that allows the earth to rest in preparation for the next growing season. Farmers have finished harvesting their crops and either stored or sold the excess. For dairy and livestock farmers, the stored crops will provide feed for the animals throughout the winter months. Vegetable and fruit growers who retained produce in storage, sell their storage crops wholesale or at farmers' markets throughout the region.Winter brings its own set of challenges [...]Read More
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Kings-Ransom Farm was established in 1901 by Andrew King who started out as a tenant farmer and absentee landlord. Andrew purchased 300 acres where he and his sons milked cows, raised hogs, crew crops and boarded mules. Fast forward to 2010 when Jan and Jeff King decided to expand their delivery service to homes in the local area and now make over 700 deliveries per week offering their farm fresh milk and beef, Cabot Cheeses and Butter, Oscars Smokehouse, Misty Knolls Poultry, and [...]Read More
In celebration of Christmas morning on the farm, please visit https://www.plough.com/en/topics/culture/christmas-day-in-the-morning to read Pearl S. Buck's poignant story, Christmas Day in the Morning.Merry Christmas!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
Find farms and farmers' markets in the Capital Region with the Harvest Connection app.https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Want-to-find-the-nearest-farm-stand-There-s-an-14849780.phpRead More