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Authors Stephanie Matolyak and Deborah Bailey and their children’s book A Farm Animals Christmas have been asked by Santa himself to join Davis R. Chant Realtors for an amazingly fun Santa Day at The Wake Zone located at 274 Route 507 in Tafton, Sunday, December 5 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.  more
November 25, 2021 starts the one-year countdown until New York City officially bans the sale of foie gras, French for fatty liver, a shot to the heart of Sullivan County’s foie gras farms. … more
In 2006, the Chicago City Council passed a foie gras ban. “The silliest law that they’ve ever passed,” said Democratic mayor Richard M. Daley. Two years later, in response to a … more
Several years ago, when whole milk was removed from our schools, I started an effort to have it placed back in our schools. I soon realized that this was going to be a real struggle. Right from … more
Here in rural America, more than likely you’ve experienced a lovely drive down the road when all of a sudden, your senses are bombarded with the smell of some sort of manure, freshly spread out … more
On November 25, 2022, a foie gras ban takes effect in New York City, threatening the financial health of Hudson Valley Foie Gras and La Belle Farms, two of Sullivan County’s largest employers. … more
CHATHAM, N — On Veterans Day, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Equine Advocates Farm … more
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NEW YORK CITY — Three days before Thanksgiving 2019, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) signed into law a ban on the sale of foie gras in New York City, effective date: November 29, 2022. … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — November 25, 2019, was a brutal day for Sullivan County’s foie gras farmers—Hudson Valley Foie Gras (HVFG) and La Belle Farms. The problem was not in the … more
MONTICELLO, NY — There’s nothing like a feeling of progress amid the gloom. Read on for an account of the Sullivan County committee meetings from Thursday, October 14. Resolution … more
Dear reader, we’ve discussed a lot of things here in Our Country Home these past few months: chickens, homesteading, what not to do on a homestead, how to get your homestead started. And today … more
Dear reader, When you think of the Catskills/Upper Delaware, what comes to mind? This time of year, it’s probably flannels, knit hats, warm boots… but really, what makes our area so … more
The roar of motorcycles approaching marked the arrival of over a dozen energetic volunteers at Hope Farm, located on the grounds of SUNY Sullivan.  more
CALLICOON, NY — As the current chair of the Callicoon Beautification Committee (the Committee), John Erik Karkula earns a lot of attention for the beauty fo the town’s plantings. That … more
‘Remains’ at the gallery at Nonneta and Friends Creative BARRYVILLE, NY — It’s a powerful theme as the year dies away: from October 2 to 31, art lovers can experience … more
After reviewing the special hearing on the problems with the dairy industry, which was conducted by the Dairy Subcommittee and chaired by Sen. Gillibrand (D. NY), without any reservation it must be … more
Nesin Cultural Arts registering students now MONTICELLO, NY — If you ever wanted to study theatre, dance, chorus or the visual arts at Monticello’s Nesin Cultural Arts (NCA), … more
Healthcare heroes honored by Radio Catskill JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Radio Catskill, the public radio station for the Catskills and northeast Pennsylvania,  announced its 2021 Community … more
After a week of watching too much of the national news, I had the strongest need to use my own media soapbox to talk to you, my readers, about something far more edifying. Babies. I don’t … more
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