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Dear reader, we’ve discussed a lot of things here in Our Country Home these past few months: chickens, homesteading, what not to do on a homestead, how to get your homestead started. And today … more
Dear reader, When you think of the Catskills/Upper Delaware, what comes to mind? This time of year, it’s probably flannels, knit hats, warm boots… but really, what makes our area so … more
Bipartisan bill supports agriculture education opportunities in local schools RHINEBECK, NY — On October 7, U.S. Reps. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Glenn “G.T.” Thompson (PA-15), … more
Healthcare heroes honored by Radio Catskill JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Radio Catskill, the public radio station for the Catskills and northeast Pennsylvania,  announced its 2021 Community … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners seek a qualified individual or company to join a public-private venture intended to bolster the local dairy industry in its position as a … more
Rep. Delgado introduces small business legislation RHINEBECK, NY — U.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Beth Van Duyne (TX-24) introduced bipartisan legislation to make it easier … more
NORTHEAST PA — The PA Department of Agriculture has added Wayne, Pike and Lackawanna counties to the state’s spotted lanternfly (SLF) quarantine zone ahead of the 2021 spring hatch. There … more
HONESDALE, PA — “Ag is the culture of this region,” said Jenna Mauder of The Cooperage at the start of the local nonprofit’s virtual/in-person Farmer-to-Farmer gathering last … more
REGION — Who remembers walking into the grocery store—say, in late March—and seeing empty shelves? Of course you remember. That’s an image we associate with developing … more
Recipients announced for Delaware Highlands Conservancy scholarships HAWLEY, PA AND BETHEL, NY — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has awarded its annual “Delaware Highlands … more
REGION — Last Memorial Day, central New York dairy farmer Robin Fitch lost a barn and more than half of her farming equipment in a fire. She and her family have been trying to pick up the … more
As the tariff battles between Washington D.C and Beijing played out over the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided some $28 billion of aid to farmers. The … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s a chilly winter day, but beneath the transparent roof of Honesdale High School’s (HHS) sun-filled, humid greenhouse, it feels a lot like summer. At about 10:15 … more
Some experts visualize the climate crisis as one of imbalance. Humans consume energy by extracting carbon from the ground, burning it and letting its emissions escape into the atmosphere. Ideally, … more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — U.S. Congressional Rep. Antonio Delgado held a town-hall meeting at SUNY Sullivan on November 9—his 28th such meeting since taking office at the beginning of the … more
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