September 6 FarmHour

Author, community activist and local historian Diane Galusha joined us in the studio to  share a historical perspective on the Catskills working landscape specifically in regards to last centuries cauliflower industry.  we will also talk about today’s holiday, labor day and have a short discussion about farm labor.

short clip from Daniel J. Walkowitz, History Professor at NYU speaking about Labor Day’s Violent Beginnings

short clip:  In a boxtruck at 6:30 am this morning harvesting lettuce at Lucky Dog Farm.Joslin sisters, Alese, Ashley and Danielle talk with Tianna about the change of season.
short clip:  from Faces of Farming, New Kingston farmer Bill Elliot speaks about cauliflower

Early morning at Lucky Dog farm photo by Tianna

Events

  • Hobart Community Farmers Market Fridays 4-7pm at Stamford Town Hall
  • RALLY AGAINST HYDRO FRACKING!Wednesday September 8th 2010, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. In front of the Delaware County Office Building 111 Main St.,  Delhi, NY
  • Lucky Dog think it’s the perfect time to launch a new event series featuring the knowledge and talents of the people in our region.  Join them for their first event Thursday, September 16th, 6pm-8pm!A talk on Permaculture by Teri Stratford followed by a showing of the short BBC film “A Farm for the Future”Thursday,
    September 16th
    Free!
    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Lucky Dog Farm Store
    Hamden, NY
    Route 10

News

Did you know?

When food is sold directly from the farmer to you, you can be sure more of your dollar benefits the farmer who actually raised or grew your food. Through traditional food markets, only 19 cents of every food dollar goes to the farmer, while the remaining 81 cents goes to suppliers, processors, transportation costs, middlemen, and marketers.*

*USDA Economic Research Service. “ERS/USDA Data – Price Spreads from Farm to Consumer: Marketing Bill.”

Music

Ella Fitzgerald: Old Macdonald

Bob Dylan: Maggie’s Farm

Kinks:

Neil Young: Heart of Gold

Ray Charles: Oh What a Beautiful Morning

Lightnin Hopkins: Let Me Play With Your Poodle

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