October 18, 2021

Families find a farm-filled weekend

October 4, 2021

Ellyanna Godfrey, 4, went down the tunnel slide at Trinity Valley Dairy so many times Saturday her parents were worried they’d never convince her to leave. But all it took was mentioning the fuzzy alpacas […]

From petting zoos to corn mazes

October 1, 2021

Look for the petting zoos. And alpaca are immensely fuzzy. Find the pumpkins, examine the produce. And before you know it, the family has learned a little something about farming. Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Tri-County Farm […]

A fruitful endeavour

August 17, 2021

It’s the tail-end of blueberry season, but thousands of fresh berries needed to be picked. Instead of letting the harvest fall off to rot on the ground, volunteers spent all day Saturday picking the best […]

Ready for ‘whatever happens’

April 27, 2021

When Ithaca Organics owner Trever Sherman learned that this spring had been projected to be warmer than average, he laughed, considering last spring was hot and dry. “We’re pretty much prepared for whatever happens,” the […]

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 […]

Legal pot brings revenue, equity opportunities

April 1, 2021

A bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Wednesday legalizing recreational use of marijuana for people over 21 will bring social equity and tax revenue to Cortland County, said Allan Gandelman, founder and president of […]

Artist chosen for ag mural

March 6, 2021

As a public artist, “there is a responsibility to talk about the issues impacting us today,” said Nico Cathcart. Two of the largest issues Cathcart talks about through her paintings are climate change and social […]

Pop-up proves popular

March 5, 2021

Rows of produce stacked high on foldout tables filled the event room of Cortland Beer Co. Thursday as dozens of people flocked for their fix of fresh winter vegetables. The market, open from 4 to […]

Main Street Farms celebrates 10th anniversary

February 11, 2021

From homemade fertilizer to its own CBD oil line, Main Street Farms is celebrating 10 years of agricultural innovation. The company was founded in 2011 by Allan Gandelman, a former social studies teacher at an […]

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