Discussion w/ local candidates & neighbors to discuss fracking & its impact on our area at 200 Bayer Rd. (look for balloons), 10:30am-12:30pm, $20 suggested.
Herbs & vegetable growing, canning & preserving demo & tour at Channery Hill Farm, 12noon-3pm, adults $6, ages 5-12 $4. sullivancountyfarmnetwork.org.
Art, auction items, live music, performances, food & fun at Hills Resort, 8/6, 3pm, rain or shine, free admission. RSVP by 8/3: 845/482-5400.
Farmstock event at Apple Pond Farm, 12noon-3pm, adults $6, ages 5-12 $4. sullivancountyfarmnetwork.org.
Basic cheese making techniques at Apple Pond Farm, 10am-4pm, Slow Food Up De Riva members $60, non-members $70. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 914/912-0012.
It was not a good day for Palline Plum. She has been fighting, on and off, with officials from the Town of Callicoon for 12 years about the fate of the Hessinger Building. Read more
CALLICOON CENTER, NY — Town officials say it’s an unsafe eyesore that must come down. Tom Ward, an engineer, determined that it is unsafe and the demolition work could be just weeks away.
However, Zeke Boyle, an historic preservation specialist who is certified in New York and Pennsylvania, walked through the building on January 8 and said that while there are some areas that clearly need work, the heart of the building is structurally sound. Read more
Small dairy farmers in Sullivan County, like dairy farmers across the country, are searching for ways to survive. With milk prices fluctuating wildly from year to year, and the swings driving many small dairies out of business, it’s easy to imagine the remaining dairy farms in Sullivan County will be gone in a couple of years. Read more