Monthly Archives December 2013

Apply Now for Hilltop Hanover Farms CSA

The wait is over for those of you eager to join the Hilltop Hanover Farm CSA for 2014! If you are ready to go, and don’t need more information: Download an application Otherwise, learn more about our CSA program: What is a CSA Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, is a subscription-style farming partnership between CSA members and the CSA farmer.  Members sign up early in the season for weekly CSA shares.  In return for this early commitment, CSA members receive the freshest food possible, build connections to the farm and farmers through weekly visits and special member events, learn about
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Hudson River Almanac December 5 – 12, 2013

December 5 – 12, 2013 Compiled by Tom Lake, Hudson River Estuary Program Naturalist OVERVIEW At this time of year, bird observations dominate the Almanac. Well-insulated and active, they stand out at backyard feeders and in the larger landscape. Among bird observations this week, the snowy owl irruption into the Northeast was again the major focus. In addition to those reported from the Hudson’s watershed, many reports were coming from peripheral areas such as Long Island and northern New Jersey. HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK 12/5 – Stanfordville, HRM 84: I had a female Oregon junco under my feeder today. Last
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4 Last Minute Ways to Give Back (Hint: No Cash Involved.)

The last week of the year is a great time to relax, review, and rejuvenate. It’s also a unique time be a part of the joys of giving.  Looking for opportunities to contribute in a meaningful way this hoilday season? There are many highly effective green non-profit groups in the Hudson Valley offering hands on opportunities to be of service in upbeat and creative atmospheres. Consider participating in one of the groups that break the mold and challenge beliefs about community giving. Queen’s Galley – Kingston, NY – Raising the bar for soup kitchens this group serves gourmet locally sourced, breakfast, lunch,
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