Rural Center Refillery Sparks Conversation About Sustainability and Wellness

Since opening the Rural Center Refillery in Pine Plains, NY, in early 2023, owners Nicole and Corey Clanahan have focused on having conversations with community members and refining their products to match what people want to see on the shelves. 

“We’ve really worked hard to cultivate the products that people want to […]

Paley’s Farm Market Starts Their 42nd Year in Business

Paley’s Farm Market in Sharon, CT is going into their 42nd year in business this season. They offer a variety of fresh produce in the market, hundreds of hanging baskets, planters, window boxes, and more in the greenhouse, and a vast selection of perennials, shrubs, and trees in the nursery, Paley’s has everything […]

By |2024-03-27T13:52:26-04:00March 29th, 2024|Farm Feature, Main Street News, Our Environment|

Organic Gardening 101

As spring arrives, many of us are anticipating warm weather gatherings in our outdoor spaces. Eager to plant colorful flowers and shrubs and tend to our lawns, we head to our local nurseries or farm stands and rehire our landscapers, some of who employ traditional practices like using fertilizer and planting species that aren’t native […]

By |2024-04-10T09:31:44-04:00March 27th, 2024|Main Street News, Our Environment|

Eco-Anxiety: The Environmental Issues We Face, the Human Anxiety About It All, and the Ways We Can Make a Difference

In the most romantic day of the year, February 14, The New York Times published a love letter to me. It moved me, pulled at my heartstrings, and set flight to butterflies in my stomach. 

The title of it was, “A Collapse of the Amazon Could Be Coming Faster Than We Thought.”

Awe, Times. You […]

By |2024-03-28T09:23:12-04:00March 27th, 2024|Main Street News, Our Environment|

Food Waste

Ever paid any attention to how much and how food goes to waste in your household over the course of a week? No matter whether it’s a family of one or of 13, it’s going to happen. The question is, to what extent? And what are the impacts on your household finances and the global […]

By |2024-03-28T09:23:26-04:00March 27th, 2024|Main Street News, Our Environment|
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