July 2014: Interview with Wendy Burkhart-Spiegel of Common Thread Farm in Madison, NY. Common Thread Farm is a CSA that emphasizes locally-produced food and is committed to the NOFA Organic Farmer’s Pledge.
Climate Smart Farming Videos
July 2015: Steve Childs, the NYS Maple Specialist at Cornell Maple located in Ithaca, NY discusses extreme weather, climate variability, and adaptations taken to overcome weather challenges.
July 2014: This video, produced by Conservation Bridge, highlights the importance and benefits of on-farm renewable energy production. Featuring: Don Jensen of Lawnhurst Farms and Chip Bailey of K.C. Orchards.
Spring 2012: Interview with Mark Doyle, business manager of Fishkill Farms in Hopewell Junction, NY. Fishkill Farms is a small organic orchard that specializes in apple production and is dedicated to sustainable farming practices.
July 2014: Interview with Chip Bailey of KC Orchards in Williamson, NY. KC Orchards is an apple orchard that is a net-zero energy farm and is committed to growing and harvesting apples sustainably.
July 2014: Interview with Don Jensen of Lawnhurst Farms in Stanley, NY and Jennifer Pronto, a research associate at Cornell University. Lawhurst Farms is a dairy operation that recently installed an anaerobic digester.
July 2014: Interview with Erich McEnroe of McEnroe Organic Farm in Millerton, NY. McEnroe Organic Farm is a diversified 1200 acre farm specializing in a commercial compost operation.
July 2015: Thor Oechsner of Oechsner Farm located in Ithaca, NY discusses extreme weather and climate variability.
July 2014: Interview with Jesica Clark of the Poughkeepsie Farm Project in Poughkeepsie, NY. The Poughkeepsie Farm Project is a CSA, certified naturally grown farm with a strong educational component.
July 2014: Interview with Paul King, farm manager of Six Mile Creek Vineyard in Ithaca, NY. Six Mile Creek Vineyard is a small vineyard in Ithaca started in the 1970s that produces both wine and spirits.