Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Members in the news: Delaware Phoenix Distillery

Congratulations to Cheryl Lins of the Delaware Phoenix Distillery in Walton on her recent feature in the New York Times. Check out the full-length article and great photos: “A Unique Spirit, and So Is Her Absinthe” or visit the distillery webpage for more details.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Beef Marketing Tour photos

Nearly 50 farmers came out for our Beef Marketing Tour on December 4th. Three beef operations in Columbia County, NY shared insights on their experience in direct customer sales, farmers’ markets and livestock sales.

Dan Gibson of Grazin' Angus Acres in Ghent speaks to the crowd on the importance of educating customers about your products.

The sunsets over the egg mobiles on the Grazin' Acres.

Here, Phil Trowbridge of Trowbridge Angus (far right) in Ghent speaks about his barnyard management practices.

Bruce and Justin Conover discuss the integration of pork in to their beef marketing at Sir William Angus in Craryville.

Monday, December 14, 2009

A great guide to local holiday gift giving!

The Mountain Eagle newspaper in Stamford has posted a great guide for local holiday gifts in the Catskills region. Have a look at ideas for wool products, general stores and outings!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Trailer Talk Picnic videos

Counter Wine Bar and Bistro in New York City has posted a series of videos from this summer's Trailer Talk Picnic series.

Videos feature Joseph Lennon of Slow Food Upper Delaware River Valley, Trina Pilonero of Silver Heights Farm Nursery and numerous other neighbors from the Catskills region.

Head over to their You Tube Channel for the series.