What does it mean to support local farms? Join us for a virtual conversation with Putnam County farmers. Putnam has a long history of agriculture--known as the gateway to the farms. We still have farmers right here in Putnam County, and we want to introduce you to them.
Conversations with Putnam Farmers
Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
You’ll hear from Pro Brothers, a small family-owned, certified organic vegetable farm, located in Brewster, NY, currently specializing in all types of greens, a handful of herbs, and some other seasonal crops. See more at their website: probrothersfarm.com
Hear more about the Cat Rock Egg Farm. Established in 2009, they’ve provided organic eggs from their backyard chickens, quail, ducks, guineas and turkeys to neighbors, friends, restaurants and shops in the Lower Hudson Valley and beyond. They also offer ready to cook meat birds, maple syrup, garlic and honey on occasion. Follow @thecatrockeggfarm
Join Longhaul Farm in Garrison to hear about their diversified vegetable farm. Longhaul Farm was established in 2011 by Jason Angell and Jocelyn Apicello. They practice regenerative growing that is based on nourishing the soil and doing
everything with human power. On their 10,000 sq-ft of growing space, they have a 40 member CSA and donate to local food pantries. In the forest, they also raise hens, meat birds, turkeys and pigs. See more at www.longhaulny.com
Hosted by Tamara Tripp of Hudson Valley Mushrooms. A micro-farm in Patterson, Hudson Valley Mushrooms specializes in traditional log-grown shiitake mushrooms grown outdoors, using traditional techniques and without single-use plastics. See more at their website: hudsonvalleymushrooms.com
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