Creating A Sustainable Living

November 3, 2011 Angela Matua 2

Along with getting local food to the SUNY New Paltz campus and creating a campus food garden, Students for Sustainable Agriculture has been helping to launch a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project called Binnewater Farm Project located in Rosendale, N.Y. The heavy snowfall this past weekend caused the farm to reschedule garlic planting on the site which was supposed to take place with the help of S.F.S.A on Oct. 29. Members of Binnewater Farm Project have leased the 10 acre area from the Legacy Farm Co-housing property, an “intentional […]

Farm Flooding Foils The Season

September 15, 2011 Zan Strumfeld 0

While the town, village and campus have all focused on recovering from Tropical Storm Irene, local New Paltz farms don’t even know where to begin. As of Sept. 4, local farms in New York lost a total of 140,000 acres and about $45 million in damage, according to The New York Times. Farms including Huguenot Street Farm, Taliaferro Farms and Springtown Sweetview Farm were all considerably hurt […]

Sustainable Solutions: 3/17/11

March 17, 2011 Pamela Vivanco 0

Sustainable Solution #3: Support the Local Sustainable Agriculture Why is supporting local sustainable agriculture important? “Industrialized agriculture practices degrade the quality of our food, reduces […]