Nestled at the southern tip of Keuka Lake and voted "Coolest Small Town in America" by readers of Budget Travel, Hammondsport blends fun outdoor activities, breathtaking scenery, and plenty of entertaining activities.
Clockwise from top: The Tappan Zee Bridge and replacement; Mamaroneck Harbor; Philipsburg Manor; downtown White Plains; downtown Scarsdale; shops in Katonah; the New Croton Dam; Getty Square in Yonkers The county seat is the city of White Plains.
The annual per capita income for Westchester was $47,813 in 2011.
This session is designed to prepare farms in NY, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets. Read More This article was featured in the Summer 2017 Quarterly.
By Claire Collie For over fourteen years, Massachusetts Avenue Project’s (MAP) Growing Green program on Buffalo’s west side has employed young people, teaching them how to grow food and make positive changes in our local food system.
This was the first European settlement in the state.
It was settled by Dutch colonists who in 1614, built Fort Nassau for fur trading and Fort Orange in 1624.
At the time of European contact in the 16th and 17th centuries, the Native American inhabitants of present Westchester County were part of the Algonquian peoples, whose name for themselves was Lenape, meaning the people.
They called the region Lenapehoking, which consisted of the area around and between the Delaware and Hudson Rivers.
The self-guided tutorials on our Northeast Beginning Farmers Project website walk you through drafting the foundation for your business plan. Registration has been opened for the 2017-2018 season of Small Farm Online Courses, helping to build the technical and business skills of farmers.
Expert farmers and extension educators guide students through the latest research-based information to help improve efficiency and increase profit on small farms.
Students connect with other farmers, work on farm plans, and gain practical …