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Local Food and Farm Directory

by The Staff September 18, 2014

  Bakeries Bella-Napoli Italian Bakery, 672 New Loudon Road, Latham, 783-0196; 721 River St., Troy, 274-8277. Assorted breads, cookies, pastries. Berkshire Mountain Bakery, Inc., 367 Park St., Housatonic, Mass., (413) 274-3412. Breads, pizza crusts, cookies, toast crackers. Bountiful Bread, ...

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Empire State of Cheese

by Ali Hibbs September 18, 2014

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  “A lot of people aren’t even aware of how many world-class producers we have right here, within a 100-mile radius of where we’re sitting,” says Jonathan Milks, Honest Weight Food Co-op’s newest cheesemonger, at a ...

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The Mending Meal

by Ali Hibbs September 18, 2014

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  The fictional character of a certain Robert Frost poem may well have believed it was good fences, but to Susan Fowler and local volunteers at the nascent Soul Café in Albany, it’s good meals that ...

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Family-Style Farming

by B.A. Nilsson September 18, 2014

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  “Jenny is a watch-donkey,” Kirsten Fredericks explains as the large, angry animal approaches. Woolly brown fur makes the donkey look like a plush doll, but her ears are up in a wary V, and she ...

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Local Harvest Festival

by The Staff September 21, 2012

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Don’t miss this tremendous opportunity to taste fresh, locally produced food and natural personal products reflecting a depth of skill and knowledge. Honest Weight Food Co-op is hosting the fourth annual Local Harvest Festival on ...

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Local Harvest Festival

by The Staff September 28, 2011

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It’s harvest time, and Honest Weight Food Co-op is once again celebrating the bountiful cornucopia of Capital Region foods with its third annual Local Harvest Festival. The festivities feature an all-day local foods marketplace offering an ...

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Fresh, Local, and a Click Away

by Kathryn Geurin September 22, 2011

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Randi Grippen tosses a fallen tomato, and the grounds of Mountain Winds Farm suddenly flap into chaos. Hens cackle and streak across the field from their placid cooing in the weather-worn barns, pop from under ...