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Farmers, New Yorkers Talk About Supporting Local Agriculture

By kieran

Many New Yorkers, most of whom were members of one of the city’s 55 CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture groups), networked with one another and with local farmers at the CSA in NYC conference held on Sunday, March 8, 2009.
The annual conference was sponsored by Just Food, a local non-profit organization that works for economic, environmental [...]

Chickens Fly the Rural Coop

By geneva

Few people who move to New York City expect to awaken to clucking hens, or have their neighbor bring over warm, freshly laid eggs as a welcome. But that’s what’s happening on Dean Street in the North Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
The Walt L. Shamel (Dean North) Community Garden started raising chickens, for their eggs, [...]