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Sustainability Workshop Presentations

Jeff Potent: Sustainability Workshop introduction About the presenter: Jeffrey Potent, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, teaches corporate sustainable development, sustainable agriculture, and related subjects at the Columbia University, School of International and Public [...]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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Sandy Gordon – Business Management from the Ground Up

About the presenter: My name is Alexander Gordon, but I’m well-known as Sandy Gordon, a lifelong nickname. I was the owner and operator of Gordon Farms, Inc., in Knox, NY until the completion of my [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Food|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Tanya Moyer: Business Management 101

About the presenter: For Tanya Moyer, farming is more a way of life than a career. She is passionate about Mulligan Creek Acres, a third-generation farm, high atop the Schoharie and Mohawk River Valleys in [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|Categories: Food|Tags: |0 Comments
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Jim Manning: Taking Stock

About the presenter: Jim Manning, Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship Jim Manning is CADE's Senior Program Manager of Farm and Food Business Development. Prior to joining CADE, he served as a Farm Business Management [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|Categories: Food|Tags: |0 Comments
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Jeff Potent: Sustainability Workshop introduction

About the presenter: Jeffrey Potent, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, teaches corporate sustainable development, sustainable agriculture, and related subjects at the Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs and the Columbia Earth [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|Categories: Food|Tags: |0 Comments
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Hunting the Wild Parsnip

Have you ever gone on a hike, only to later discover an angry blister on your ankle? If the blister transformed into a dark purple blotch, chances are you came into contact with wild parsnip. [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Environment|Tags: |0 Comments
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The Archaeological Record of Route 28

Rather than sit in the cramped office space at H&H Motors for the estimated hour it would take my car to be repaired, I decided to walk to Main Street Margaretville, which is under a [...]

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Environment|2 Comments

Going, Going by Philip Larkin

I thought it would last my time— The sense that, beyond the town, There would always be fields and farms, Where the village louts could climb Such trees as were not cut down; I knew [...]

By |January 1st, 2019|Categories: Environment|0 Comments
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EcoDriving Saves Gas, Money, and the Earth

Regardless of where your vehicle lies on the fuel-efficiency spectrum, you can still significantly reduce your CO2 emissions by altering the way you drive. Every gallon of gas burned equals 22 lbs of carbon dioxide [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: Energy, Environment|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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Delicata Squash – an heirloom delicacy

Delicata squash gets its name from its rind, which is delicate for a winter squash. It won’t keep as long as butternut or acorn varieties, which may last until April or May, but you can [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Food|1 Comment