Monthly Archives: August 2011

Harmony Farm: One Year Later

Last August 30, I posted about Harmony Farm in Goshen, New York. I wrote that 50 area families go there every Tuesday and Saturday to pick up boxes and bags of just-picked produce. The farm manager, Matt Coombs, told me … Continue reading

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Westchester’s Own Farm Market

You don’t have to go to the Hamptons or Vermont for fresh, farm-raised vegetables, fruit and flowers. It’s all right here in suburban Southern Westchester, New York, at the busy intersection of Secor Road and Hartsdale Road. Just 40 minutes … Continue reading

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And They Had a Buddha Barn Party

On Saturday evening, environmental/graphic designer David Gibson and comedian Rich Kiamco and threw an engagement party at their Catskills weekend abode, Buddha Barn. Alas, it was raining like crazy, but about 80 guests mingled about the eclectic rooms and porches … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Farm Stand

Lots of people are driving up to Vermont this time of year, and if you’re going up I-91, Harlow Farm in Westminster, near Exit 5, is worth a stop. This family business was founded in 1918 and certified organic in … Continue reading

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It Takes a Foundation to Revitalize a Village

Surrounded by farmlands and mountains, Grafton, Vermont, is the kind of place movie directors choose when they want the most idyllic location in America: restored colonial houses on country roads, a white-steepled church, red barns, covered bridges, cottage gardens. It’s … Continue reading

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