Delaware County

By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 - 12:42 am
At an emergency meeting yesterday, watershed leaders scrambled to respond to a surprise attack by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on local hospitals that have been disposing of drugs by flushing them down sinks and toilets. “I feel the action was... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 - 5:36 pm
Want to be a farmer? Farm Catskills, a Delhi nonprofit that helps farmers find ways to sustain careers in agriculture, wants you to apply to its "Growing New Farmers" program. They've put out a call for "new or aspiring farmers," according to the The... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 - 9:42 am
Ulla Kjarval of Meredith's Spring Lake Farm thinks farmers should be connecting with eaters online. She's selling a whole steer on Twitter.
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010 - 10:17 am
[img_assist|nid=16156|title=|desc=|link=url|url=http://chickenhillfarmhandmadesoap.blogspot.com/2010/01/we-are-donating-...|align=left|width=213|height=320]Delhi soapmakers (Soapmasters? Soapeteers? Sudscraftisans?) Chicken Hill Farm Handmade Soap report... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 - 10:54 pm
It may be the middle of a Catskills winter, but the weather was nice enough for diehard local cyclist Michael Wentland and a buddy to hit the road from Bovina to Andes and back today. I pulled up to Pete's place with a good smile, a nice chilled sweat on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 - 9:39 am
Ulla Kjarval, whose family runs Meredith's Spring Lake Farm, has a great editorial on the Civil Eats blog today. The topic: a proposed 72,000-cow CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) in New York State that if built, she writes, would be the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 - 1:44 pm
Drugs flushed down the toilet and ending up in drinking water is a growing problem nationwide. This week, New York Attorney General (and rumored gubernatorial hopeful) Andrew Cuomo went after five hospitals and nursing homes within the New York City... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010 - 9:48 pm
Circa 1855, that is. Nineteenth-century Bovina had double the town's current population--and enough local purchasing power to support several shoe stores, a woolen factory, and no less than four wagonmaking blacksmiths, town historian Ray LaFever writes.... Read more

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