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Cheese making w/ Linda Smith

June 9, 2011

Basic cheese making techniques at Apple Pond Farm, 10am-4pm, Slow Food Up De Riva members $60, non-members $70. RSVP: upderiva@gmail.com or 914/912-0012.

Preservationists lose Hessinger Building battle

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

Hessinger building slated for demolition

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

Sullivan farmers consider micro dairies

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

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