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Dec. 21, 2012
  IMAGE: http://www.nycwatershed.org/images/hats-mittens-socks-drive-2012.JPG  Five watershed agencies partnered beyond clean water and working farmland by donating 80 hats, mittens and socks to benefit schoolchildren at the Townsend School, Walton. Kim... Read more
Dec. 21, 2012
Watershed Agricultural Council Accepts $6,000 Check for Farmer Flood Relief   Holiday surprises are on the way to regional nonprofits and the people they serve, thanks to a year-end distribution of funds from United Way of Delaware-Otsego Counties (... Read more
Dec. 12, 2012
The newly released "Fresh from the Catskills" Holiday Gift Guide 2012 offers unique ideas for giving locally grown and handcrafted products from local farmers and holiday markets. County-by-county listings share where to cut Christmas trees, sources for... Read more
Dec. 3, 2012
You won't find these holiday gifts at a Black Friday frenzy. One-of-a-kind handmade forest products are available at the Holiday Forest Farmers' Market on December 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Agroforestry Center. Hosted by CCE-Greene & Columbia... Read more
Dec. 3, 2012
For that special someone on your holiday shopping list, why not make a donation in their honor this holiday season? Give to the Council's Conservation Easement Stewardship Endowment Fund and help us protect over 21,000 acres of watershed farmland for the... Read more
Dec. 3, 2012
  CNNMoney: Farmers market goes digitalThis CNN segment from September 27, 2012 shows online food purchases are moving mainstream. Mobile apps, like the one promoting Farmigo, can shorten the food chain, skipping grocery stores and connecting farmers... Read more
Nov. 13, 2012
As we acknowledge all there is to be thankful for during this Thanksgiving holiday, we at the Watershed Agricultural Council are grateful for your support. Thank you for your participation in our water protection programs and buy local initiatives. Thank... Read more
Nov. 13, 2012
Friday, November 166 p.m. - 8 p.m. Charles Perrin Learning Center & Clearpool Model Forest, Carmel 10512 Learn about your backyard neighbors: deer, raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks and groundhogs. Discover the best methods to contain these busy... Read more
Nov. 13, 2012
In keeping with our 2011-2014 Strategic Plan, the Council recently posted its Economic Viability Strategic Plan for moving regional economic viability to the forefront of our agenda. Working again with New York Council of Nonprofits, we gathered input... Read more
Nov. 13, 2012
Gather up what's "Fresh From the Catskills" at holiday farmers' markets this month. The Pure Catskills campaign is working with regional outlets to help you stuff your holiday menus and stockings with farm-fresh goodies. Print off a coupon for free tote... Read more
Nov. 13, 2012
Monday, November 195 p.m. - 9 p.m.Berry Brook Farm310 Henderson Hollow Road Roscoe 12776Attend the Harvest Celebration at the farm of Eleanor Blakeslee-Drain to plan the 2013 CRAFT schedule. Bring a dish to pass! For more information: [email protected] Read more
Oct. 29, 2012
  Plan for the worst, hope for the best. That's where we're at, here at the Council. We're already posting contact info to our Disaster Assistance webpage. You can also follow our Facebook Page and blog, You & Your Watershed, for information of... Read more
Oct. 29, 2012
  Friday, November 210 a.m. to 2 p.m.561 Gay Brook RoadOneonta 13820Tour the group-housed calf barn at Dave and Laurie Grant's farm. Dr. Mark Thomas of Countryside Vet Clinic in Lowville will talk about calf-rearing basics, calf health, and group housed... Read more
Oct. 29, 2012
The folks at Green Chimneys and Clearpool Education Center are hosting their annual Environment Education Exchange - E3. Forester Brendan Murphy will present. Students are invited to attend the November 8 conference; adults, teachers and nonprofit... Read more
Oct. 29, 2012
  Tom Wessels, authorSaturday, November 108:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Delhi Fire Hall5 Delview Terrace 13753In celebration of its 20-year milestone, the Master Forest Owners (MFO) Program presents Tom Wessels, author of Reading the Forested Landscape, A... Read more
Oct. 29, 2012
The Catskills region abounds with fall produce, jams,jellies, maple products, honey and more for your holiday cooking and baking.Pure Catskills is your source for finding farm-fresh products and ideas -- Fresh From the Catskills! Check out seasonal... Read more
Oct. 29, 2012
Thursday, November 86 p.m. - 8 p.m.Dirty Girl Farm539 Perch Lake RoadAndes 13731Newcomer Cyndi Wright of Dirty Girl Farm will share her experience on her first-year goat dairy including selling fresh goat milk off the farm and getting certified for the... Read more
Oct. 29, 2012
  Monday, November 195 p.m. - 9 p.m.Berry Brook Farm310 Henderson Hollow Road Roscoe 12776New and beginner farmers are invited to this year-end Harvest Celebration at the farm of Eleanor Blakeslee-Drain. Along with thanking all who contributed to the the... Read more
Oct. 4, 2012
WALTON, NY - Farmhearts is sponsoring a fellowship in collaboration with the Farm to Market Program of the Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC).  The fellow will work with the Farm to Market Program and focus on beginning farmer programming.  The mission... Read more
Sep. 20, 2012
The Watershed Agricultural Council recently added three watershed residents to its Farm to Market Program, Agricultural Program and computer mapping division, all based out of its Walton-44 West Street office. Sonia Janiszewski joined the Council as Farm... Read more

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