This past February, news that Trader Joe's was planning to open a second location in the Capital Region of upstate New York in Halfmoon in Saratoga County, the fastest growing county in upstate New York, was first reported in the Albany Times Union. Nine years earlier, Trader … [Read more...] about Despite Pandemic Trader Joe’s Ramping Up New Store Openings Including In Halfmoon In Upstate NY’s Saratoga County
The Rodale Institute for each of the past 11 year has celebrated the well-being of people and the planet by recognizing "three leaders who are changing the landscape of regenerative organic agriculture for the better." Rodale Institute's Organic Pioneer Award winners for 2021 are … [Read more...] about Rodale Recognizes Organic Pioneers For 2021 In Iowa, New Mexico & D.C.
Laura Lengnick is, among many other pursuits, a soil scientist who has put in over 30 years of work as a researcher and policy maker, a teacher and, most especially, a farmer, whose focus is on sustainability in agriculture and, therefore, food systems. Research for her book … [Read more...] about Resilient Ag Movement’s Laura Lengnick Is Glynwood’s New Director of Agriculture
What is the alternative to "fast food?" Founded by Carlo Petrini in Italy in 1986 in opposition to a plan for a McDonald's in Rome near the Spanish Steps, the Slow Food Movement has developed into an extensive network of 100,000 members in 1,300 local chapters across 150 … [Read more...] about Slow Food USA’s Snail of Approval Award Program Expands Nationwide
The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown (Otsego County) in upstate New York opened its doors to the public in 1944 on land which has been part of a working farm since 1813 when it was owned by James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851). When it opened nearly 80 years ago, the Farmers Museum … [Read more...] about On-Line Photo Collection of Rural Farm Life from 19th Century to Present Now Includes More Than 17,500 Images