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"It’s been hit and miss, and for most in this area, it was a miss,” says Chris Pawelski.
“These strategic investments in agriculture are in great need for farmers to continue operating and providing safe, affordable, and healthy foods to residents,” said the executive director of the Connecticut Farm Bureau Association.
Available through the Farmland Protection Implementation Grant (FPIG) program, it is the highest level of funding in the initiative's 25-year history.
Just two years after Dutchess County’s Sprout Creek Farm was rescued from closing by Marist College, the nonprofit known for its award-winning cheeses and...
"When it is time for harvesting, you are dealing with plants the height of a man," Lonsdale said.
"It's brand new and people are still learning," said Wentzel about the state's hemp industry. "Thankfully, the hemp community is about people helping each other out."
The farm-to-table concept gets a different spin at Fairfield's Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant, where guests can pick vegetables from the eatery's garden for use in their meals.
Farm Credit East, a financial cooperative within the Farm Credit System, provides loans to the agricultural business community in the Northeastern states.
Aubertine visits Rogowski’s farm, meets with agricultural leaders from Texas