Branchwater Farms Discuss the Art of Distilling

When Kevin Pike and Robin Touchet moved to the Hudson Valley in 2012, they were in search of the land that would later become Branchwater Farms. “The goal was to find a place that we could preserve and make economically viable for future generations,” Kevin says. 

From cheese to spirits

In 2014, they closed on an […]

By |2023-09-28T21:20:56-04:00September 28th, 2023|Farm Feature|

Going Organic

Organic practices are better for us, and they’re also a safer alternative for the environment. Here’s some information for a crash course on the organic industry. 

Within the last few decades, we have been hearing more and more about organic farming. Compared with conventional agriculture, organic farming uses fewer pesticides, reduces soil erosion, decreases nitrate leaching […]

By |2023-09-04T11:50:24-04:00April 5th, 2023|Farm Feature|

The Copake Hillsdale Farmers Market announces extended season

After weeks of deliberation and careful consideration, one of the area’s most popular farmers markets has decided to extend its season into November. Earlier this month, the Copake Hillsdale Farmers Market announced its season will be extended until November 16, giving locals, travellers, vendors, and artisans an additional three weeks to experience the very best […]

By |2021-02-18T12:05:37-05:00September 30th, 2019|Farm Feature, Main Street|
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