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 […]

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 […]

Venue to Offer Local Options

May 12, 2011 Pamela Vivanco 0

Campus Auxiliary Service (CAS) administrators will begin preparation for the opening of the Ozone Cafe, an on-campus food venue aimed to serve primarily local and organic food this summer. The new venue will replace the Backstage Cafe in Parker Theatre in fall 2011 and although ‘‘it will not receive any renovations or interior changes,” General Food Manager of Food Services Ralph […]