On the day in September 2003 when Mark and Kristin Kimball pulled their bicycles off an Amtrak train and wheeled their way into the town of Essex, New York, no one would have guessed that one of the most important experiments in contemporary American agriculture was about to … [Read more...] about How One Farm Saved Essex, New York (Eating Well)
Severine von Tscharner Fleming
"A lot has changed for American agriculture since Ben Franklin wrote his (almanac), and we wonder how much will change yet. With this almanac, we assert our voices as new agrarians. No matter what the weather holds, we seek life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and farming … [Read more...] about Greenhorns: The New Farmer’s Almanac (2013)
[OUR LAND Urban from The Greenhorns on Vimeo.] Dear Essex Community, Severine here, Essex resident and director of Greenhorns, a grassroots organization working to produce media and cultural events for beginning farmers across the country. Greenhorns is a five year old … [Read more...] about Greenhorns’ OUR LAND Is Finalist in Film Festival
We told you about the Vermont Sail Freight Project when it was fundraising for its maiden voyage, and we shared the news when it reached the funding goal. Here's a little recap of the idea if you forgot: The Vermont Sail Freight Project is a contemporary re-invention of a … [Read more...] about Essex Area Farms Serve NYC through Vermont Sail Freight Project
Today is your last chance to enter our first giveaway! What is the prize? You could win a copy of Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmers’ Movement. How do you enter? Just subscribe to the Essex on Lake Champlain Blog! Learn more about the giveaway and the … [Read more...] about Last Chance to Enter Greenhorns Giveaway!