December 5, 2021

Lessons in agriculture

September 27, 2021

Since 2017, Cortland County has lost nearly 20% of its farms because farmers just couldn’t make ends meet, farm experts say. Donning rubber boots and denim jeans, nearly two dozen legislators and municipal leaders spent […]

NY unveils new effort to vaccinate growers, workers

April 15, 2021

Farmers lobbied for months when the state ruled they were not sufficiently essential workers to merit priority access to COVID-19 vaccines. Now, the state will work to create pop-up vaccination clinics at farms and food-production […]

Coronavirus briefs 5/6

May 6, 2020

Cortland: 32 Tompkins: 129 Cayuga: 52 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cortland County remained at 32 Monday. The county last confirmed a case of coronavirus on April 16. In total, three people have […]

Working for Cortland, the state

April 7, 2020

Last summer, Homer Mayor Darren “Hal” McCabe brought state Sens. Rachel May and Jessica Ramos to EZ Acres Farm in Homer. That visit — and visits to other farms — helped reinvigorate a conversation regarding […]