Rest in Trees

Many of us are making choices about how we live that are more environmentally sound and kinder to the Earth. These decisions can include the end of our lives too. There are many options for making your final journey a green one. While green practices might seem […]

By |2021-03-29T18:36:47-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Article|

Education In Sustainability

The concept of sustainability touches many aspects of society. From personal growth to economic development, the idea of maintaining a certain standard of principled development is viewed by most as one of the keys to existence. The same can be said of our environment and the ways […]

By |2021-03-29T17:46:39-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Article|

The Ground We Walk On

History is the greatest irony that pervades the human experience. It defines who we have become and is the method of transportation toward our future – yet often forgotten in the present. For those who watch history’s tidal cycles, it has become the answer to a very familiar riddle:

Die without me,
Never thank me.[…]

By |2021-04-08T10:48:54-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Article|

A Blossoming Business

Colorful blooms in shades of red, blue, white, and other vibrant hues are the focus of business for F.W. Battenfeld & Son – a family-run farm in Red Hook, NY. The company, which is currently helmed by Fred Battenfeld, his son Lance and daughter Morgan, traces its […]

By |2021-03-11T14:01:53-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Featured Article|

Farming for the Future

My introduction to Hudson Hemp was at a pop-up market in the round barn at Churchtown Dairy outside of Hudson, NY. It was late fall of 2018. The round barn is a marvel in and of itself, an already magical space, and having local vendors in it […]

By |2021-03-10T14:19:08-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Featured Article|

Rock Steady Farm

When they started out, D. Rooney, co-owner with Maggie Cheney of Rock Steady Farm on Kaye Road in Millerton, NY, both hoped the Millerton farm could increase food equity in the food system and create safer spaces for LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex and asexual/ally […]

By |2021-03-04T09:14:31-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Featured Article|

A Cosmic Idea

What could possibly be more difficult to resist when we resolve ourselves for the new year than temptation? Be it a new weight-loss goal, abandoning an unhealthy habit like smoking, or simply managing a few spending tendencies – temptation will eventually make its unwelcome presence known at […]

By |2021-01-27T19:03:56-05:00January 27th, 2021|Featured Article|

The Millbrook School Was Founded

“Our motto is Non Sibi Sed Cunctis, meaning not for oneself but for all or, for all others,” said Cameron Hardy, who serves as the school chaplain and is co-director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the school. “In its early days (the school was founded in […]

By |2021-01-27T19:00:41-05:00January 27th, 2021|Featured Article|
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