Becker’s Farm, Rensselaer County’s premier garden center, located in the town of East Greenbush, is brimming with color. Known for their large petunia baskets in an array of colors, Becker’s Farm carries the most popular, newest and most unique varieties of plants. They have huge varieties of annuals, vegetables, herbs, perennials, roses, trees and shrubs that are popular favorites among beginners and master gardeners alike.The staff at Becker’s Farm pride [...]Read More
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Randy Grippin has been producing maple syrup for 18 years at his farm located in the Heldebergs in Berne, NY. Twenty-five years ago, Randy purchased the farm from his parents and started making maple syrup with 50 pails and an outdoor cooker. Over the years, the Grippin family expanded the maple syrup operation to include 18 miles of pipeline, 1850 taps, a reverse osmosis system and a wood-fired evaporator. In a typical year, Randy produces between 350 and 500 gallons of maple [...]Read More
Brian and Justine Denison have been providing the Capital Region with fresh, locally grown food for over 20 years. On their 164-acre farm in Schaghticoke, NY, the Denisons grow 26 acres of vegetable, herbs and fruit, certified organic by Pennsylvania Certified Organic. Their CSA is comprised of over 400 members with 18 drop off locations throughout the Capital Region as well as pick-up at the farm. Brian and Justine explain that the CSA succeeds because it allows them to focus [...]Read More