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Farm Fest Gets Fresh

May 1, 2014 Altimont Parker 0

Every spring semester at SUNY New Paltz, a festival is held on the Old Main Quad devoted exclusively to spreading awareness about agricultural sustainability. Dubbed […]

Local Food Festivities

October 13, 2011 Andrew Wyrich 0

Joseph Ruotolo stood among the students lining up beside the tents and tables that littered Old Main Quad looking to get a taste of New Paltz’s locally grown food; he couldn’t help but smile. “Local food is one of the only issues that people can be passionate about and really act in their own life on and make changes about,” Ruotolo, the event’s main organizer said. “To support local food all you need to do is find or buy local food and eat it.” On Friday, Oct. 7 students and community members gathered on Old Main Quad to celebrate agriculture and raise awareness about the importance of locally grown food […]