Farming is hard work, with long hours, a lot of labor, and odd tan lines. It’s also hot, literally and figuratively. So is buying fresh local foods.This month, Spree takes you on a sightseeing trip across WNY, a magical mystery tour of homegrown greatness. We visit farm markets and dairy farms, bakers and winemakers. We meet pig farmers, fishermen, and Savvy Gourmets. What they all have in common is a love of growing, eating, and drinking localand living a more natural life.
By Mark Criden, Sally Cunningham, Jana Eisenberg, Donna Evans-Deyermond, Danielle Forsyth, Joe George, Donna Hoke Kahwaty, Jessica Keltz, Elizabeth Licata, Vicki G. Marshall, Phil Nyhuis, Nancy J. Parisi, Christopher Schobert, Maria Scrivani, Margaret M. Toohey, and Jennifer Wettlaufer.
Real progress in Niagara County
By Mark Criden
Farming evolves at Tom Tower's market
By Danielle Forsyth
Community-supported agriculture grows in WNY
By Jessica Keltz