hudson valley

Soils(3) - The Soils of Place, Our Inner Landscapes, Our Social Fields

Soils(3) - The Soils of Place, Our Inner Landscapes, Our Social Fields

“Humanity today is like a waking dreamer, caught between the fantasies of sleep and the chaos of the real world. The mind seeks but cannot find the precise place and hour. We have created a Star Wars civilization, with Stone Age emotions, medieval institutions, and god-like technology. We thrash about. We are terribly confused by the mere fact of our existence, and a danger to ourselves and to the rest of life.” 
– Edward O. Wilson, 2012

Growing the Next Generation of Farmers in the Hudson Valley

Growing the Next Generation of Farmers in the Hudson Valley

“The dirty secret of the food movement is that the much-celebrated small-scale farmer isn’t making a living. After the tools are put away, we head out to second and third jobs to keep our farms afloat. Ninety-one percent of all farm households rely on multiple sources of income... health care, paying for our kids’ college, preparing for retirement? Not happening...” (Sunday Review, NY Times: “Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers”)