News & Notes
Jarret Nelson, our Vegetable Production Manager, shares some words as we say farewell to our group of farm apprentices who spent the better part of a year at Glynwood learning the ins and outs of regenerative agriculture.
Bringing the farm to the city, and carrying on an annual tradition launched by Glynwood in 2011 as a part of its Cider Project, Cider Week New York City runs from November 2 – 11 this year, and is intended to deepen awareness and appreciation of orchard-based hard cider made throughout the state by showcasing it in area bars, restaurants, bottle shops and beyond. Find a cider happening near you!
Megan Larmer, Director of Regional Food Programs at Glynwood, discusses Kitchen Cultivars: an initiative by local farmers and culinary professionals to keep crops diverse while expanding our flavor palates as well.
Director of Farm Stewardship Dave Llewellyn explains why we should pay particular attention to soil science in this day and age, and shares how Glynwood imparts this knowledge onto its apprentices.
It turns out that managing the grazing needs of livestock on a farm and playing chess have more similarities than you might think. In both cases, you should always be thinking at least two moves ahead and be considering all outcomes. Here are some thoughts from a livestock farmer.