Farm, Field and Stable

All stories related to agriculture and animal husbandry here in Delaware Township.

Sandbrook Meadow Farm kicks off its Second Growing Season

Monday, April 9, 2012
By Deirdre Alderfer

This spring, Sandbrook Meadow Farm, located in Sergeantsville, will be offering fresh produce to community members who purchase harvest shares for the growing season. The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model provides an opportunity for individuals to reconnect with the land, local farmers, and the food. Members and their families can spend as little or... »

Alpacas at Abenaki Acres

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
By The Editor
Alpacas at Abenaki Acres

Bill and Elizabeth Johnson of Abenaki Acres Farm in Stockton, NJ, have built their alpaca farm over the past six years by being visible in the community at a wide variety of events. Elizabeth and farm manager Randy Strong have given educational presentations to over 500 students at several area schools in 2009. Participating... »

Economic Benefits of Local Farmers Market are Far-reaching

Monday, December 21, 2009
By The Editor

HUNTERDON LAND TRUST FARMERS’ MARKET OVER $1 MILLION LOCAL IMPACT The Hunterdon Land Trust conducted a customer survey to determine the local economic impact of its Farmers’ Market held at the Dvoor Farm on Route 12. The Land Trust used a survey tool specifically designed to measure a public market’s impact on the local... »

Cashing In On Soil Health Rodale Institute field trip, July 17, 2009, 9AM – 4PM

Wednesday, July 15, 2009
By Gary Hinesley

It all starts in a one-room schoolhouse… Healthy soil is the building block of vitality for plants, animals and humans. What’s more, healthy soil can be our leading tool to fight global warming. There’s a clear “carbon connection” farmers can make between storing biological carbon in soils and removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. In the... »

Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market Hosts Special Event

Wednesday, July 15, 2009
By Gary Hinesley

Flemington, NJ —    You are invited to visit the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market at the Dvoor Farm on the Route 12 circle in Flemington, on Sunday, July 12th between 9 am and 1 pm, where the second of several special event days will be taking place in conjunction with the Market.  In addition... »

HLTA Farmers Market on Dvoor Farm Reopens May 31

Monday, May 4, 2009
By Gary Hinesley

Supporting local farmers has never been easier. The Hunterdon Land Trust is poised to reopen the highly successful farmers’ market for its third season at the Dvoor Farm on the Dvoor circle in Flemington. The market will open on Sunday, May 31st and run each Sunday, from 9 am to 1 pm, through November... »

Land And Food Film Series Begins May 9

Monday, May 4, 2009
By Gary Hinesley

The Hunterdon Land Trust has announced plans for a second annual “Land and Food” film and speaker series highlighting issues related to land conservation and sustainable agriculture.  The series will include five screenings from May through October. Each event will include a film and a discussion afterward lead by local experts in a related... »

Shop Locally for the Holidays

Thursday, November 20, 2008
By Gary Hinesley
Shop Locally for the Holidays

The Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market has closed for the season but theres still time to support local farmers and stock up on seasonal produce and gifts for the holidays. Farmers of Hunterdon County and Bucks County are participating in a six day indoor Farmers Market at WoodsEdge Farm in Stockton, New Jersey. The... »

Open House Serves as Launching Pad for Local Youths’ Business

Wednesday, September 24, 2008
By Sam Thompson
Open House Serves as Launching Pad for Local Youths’ Business

“Who’s the cutest Jonas Brother?”  “I can’t wait for our first dance.”  “Soccer practice was so hard today.”  While these are words you might expect to hear around a group of 11 year-old girls, “Which size needle works best when knitting a pair of socks?” probably isn’t.  Unless, that is, you are sitting in... »

Water When the Well Runs Dry

Monday, May 5, 2008
By Gary Hinesley

REVIEW Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Waters by Robert Glennon Island Press, 244 pages, $19.95 Robert Glennon is Morris K. Udall Professor of Law and Public Policy at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University off Arizona. He has written a clear and accessible account of the overuse of groundwater... »

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