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Celeriac: Calypso’s favorite hypocotyl

Celeriac, aka celery root, is the star of this week’s CSA vegetable feature. But we’re not employing shameless clickbait — Homer does mention the humble plant in a steamy stretch of his mildly popular epic (Book […]


Glynwood History: Community Through Collaboration

“Farming can be a slightly lonely existence. We can often be a fragmented industry, looking at our fellow farmers as competitors instead of allies. But because we face many of the same challenges, collaborating is so […]


Regional Food: Kitchen Cultivars Mid-Term Report

Now in its third year, Kitchen Cultivars focuses on seeds, the fundamental resource for Hudson Valley farming. In partnership with Seedshed, we have been facilitating collaboration among farmers and culinary professionals to increase the planting and […]


Glynwood History: Building a Working Farm

“We realized that the farm at Glynwood would continue being of ever greater importance as a place where we could learn firsthand about the problems facing other producers,” says Judith LaBelle, Glynwood’s first president.  “In order […]


Farmer Training: NOFA Summer Conference

Sitting outside the main tent at the tail end of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) conference, I had the chance to watch the departing attendees say their goodbyes and leave Hampshire College’s campus.  Going into […]


Regional Food: Cider Culture

The Hudson Valley is home to New York’s oldest and warmest orchards. The region was the original bread basket for the growing metropolis at its mouth and loamy rocky soils proved excellent for apple cultivation. The […]


Making History

Last year, we embarked on a special project that, surprisingly, had never been done before: a comprehensive historical survey of our founding family and the property which they had the foresight to preserve as an agricultural […]


Glynwood History: Betting on the Farm

Recognizing agriculture as the essential to land preservation and community, Glynwood facilitates the farm-to-table concept with research, data and support. In the latter half of the ‘90s, two things were becoming clear at the newly established […]


Hudson Valley CSA Coalition: Year One

This is my fifth season farming Glynwood’s six acres. And this damp, challenging season has made me truly appreciate the benefits of being a CSA farmer. My cucurbits and tomatoes were late to mature, and early […]


Good Fences: Pasture Management 2.0

Good fences don’t just make good neighbors, they make farmers happy. The recent installation of new semi-permanent perimeter fencing in Glynwood’s Upper Big Hay and Lower Big Hay fields has allowed for the creation of more […]