Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Orange County Farming Neighbor, Cheryl Rogowski, on the Promised Land

I happened upon this well made piece, on Rogowski's Organic Farm, while getting ready for market last weekend. Listen to it at The Promised Land-Cheryl Rogowski
Where does our food come from? Since we pay close attention to so many aspects of food in the holiday season, host Majora Carter visits the northern reaches of the New York metropolitan area, where Cheryl Rogowski, a fourth-generation farmer, grows 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables. In 2004, Cheryl became the first farmer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship. She was honored for her innovative approach to agricultural programs and for reimagining and reinvigorating the American family farm. Farming in the 21st century encompasses agricultural work but also addresses community, social, civic and education needs. "It's not enough to just ride a tractor today," says Cheryl. She gives Majora a tour of the farm, and we'll hear from people she works with in the many programs she has created — from mentoring migrant farmers to creating low-cost CSAs for senior citizens, from supplying food for soup kitchens to helping with innovative sustainable farming programs in local communities.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Windfall Gets Visit from James Beard Award Winner

Dan Kluger is the chef at ABC Kitchen and this year's award winner for Best New Chef from the James Beard Foundation. He is a great supporter of our produce as well as proponent for Greenmarket. Here's a little story about him.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Check out the link below for some nice pics of our stand at Union Square.