October 23, 2018

Purslane, another wild edible

“Although considered a weed in most of the United States, this green has been eaten for centuries.” – from the Joy of Cooking Purslane, trash or […]
July 10, 2018

New York Berry Growers, Buying Tips and Recipe

New York berry growers, buying tips and recipe.
July 5, 2017

Cabot Greek Style Yogurt

Cabot Greek Style Yogurt Cultured with whole milk and cream, and thick enough to support an upright spoon, perhaps the top honor for creamline yogurt belongs […]
November 21, 2016

Hudson Valley lactic acid fermentation

Hudson Valley lactic acid fermentation Lacto-fermentation is a centuries old method for preserving excess vegetable yields at the end of the growing season. While lacto-fermented foods […]
June 8, 2015


Strawberries Strawberry season in New York is in full swing. The much anticipated “June-bearing” strawberries that bear their fruit in the early summer – typically the […]
January 16, 2014

When life gives you onions

Bringing onions into the fussy household has been an uphill battle.  You see, Mrs. Fussy hates the little buggers.  And yes, I knew this before we […]
November 12, 2013

Pumpkin Leek and White Bean Soup

Winter squash are in abundance in several varieties at upstate farmers markets and grocery stores.  Popular picks like Spaghetti, Butternut, Ambercup, and Hubbard will store for several months in […]
August 13, 2013

The Technology Farm, Geneva, New York

The Technology Farm The Technology Farm  is a 72 acre green building in Geneva New York that provides production, office space and laboratory capabilities to niche […]
March 5, 2012

How to Grow an Onion: Act II Begins

From the Florida Onion, June 2009 by Chris Pawelski . As of mid-May onion planting in the black dirt is pretty much completed, including on our […]