Al Higley

By J.N. Urbanski on Friday, Mar. 18, 2016 - 10:49 am
Above: Kham and Jamie Nguyen putting siding on their new Mount Tremper farmstand, which is scheduled to open in April. Photo by J.N. Urbanski.  A new roadside farmstand is slated to open in the Ulster County town of Shandaken this spring, next door to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:40 pm
The Greenheart Farmstand is selling pumpkins and produce this week at the former Bank of America building on Route 28 in the Ulster County hamlet of Shokan, according to its customers and to Drew Boggess, the chair of Olive Planning Board. The farmstand... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 3, 2014 - 6:39 pm
Hanover Farms, a Route 28 farmstand that has been embroiled in legal battle with the town of Shandaken since 2012, is looking for a fresh start -- a new town, and a new name. Outside the shuttered farmstand, a new sign has appeared, announcing that the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 8, 2014 - 12:38 pm
Tonight's public hearing on Hanover Farms, a farmstand on Route 28 in Mt. Tremper, ought to draw a feisty crowd to the Shandaken Town Hall.  The farmstand was shut down by a New York State Supreme Court judge's order last November, the latest in a long... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 - 4:09 pm
Above: A photo of Hanover Farms taken in March of 2012, during the construction of an illegal addition that triggered a legal battle between the farmstand and the town of Shandaken. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. In a fierce legal battle between the town of... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Thursday, Apr. 5, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Above: Jack Jordan listens as Vincent Bernstein reads a resolution to retain legal defense for the town against a lawsuit brought recently by Hanover Farms. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. Highlights from the Shandaken town board meeting on Monday, April 2:... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Thursday, Mar. 29, 2012 - 5:04 pm
Stop-work order attached to the work site at Hanover Farms on Route 28, taped on top of the original building permit. Construction work continues unabated at the site. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. A Route 28 farmstand in Shandaken that has been embroiled in... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 - 11:24 pm
Above: Attendees at a hearing yesterday in which the Shandaken Town Board passed a new law governing farmstands. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. It took eight years, but the Shandaken Town Board has finally passed a farmstand law. The new law expands the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 - 10:02 pm
After years of wrangling, a law easing the zoning regulations on farmstands has finally been passed in the town of Shandaken, at a hearing held tonight on the issue. Town board member Alfie Higley Jr., who along with his father Al Higley runs a farmstand... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 - 10:44 am
Mark your calendars, Shandaken: This Thursday, Feb. 23, the town board will hold a hearing on a much-debated farmstand law. The meeting will be held at 6pm in the town hall on Route 28. The proposed law would govern all farmstands in Shandaken, but the... Read more


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