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Fall 2011

How to Read

Prefer to flip through the magazine online? Visit: http://issuu.com/leepublications/docs/111003-sfq.
You can also download a PDF of the magazine, or click on any article below.  Enjoy!

Table of Contents

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE
Cornell Small Farms Program Update

COMMUNITY AND WORLD
Boat-to-Fork Community Supported Fisheries Riding a Wave, by Martha Herbert Izzi

DAIRY
New York Cheese Wrapped Up, by Patricia Brhel
Whole Farm Nutrient Analysis: The Casey Farm, by Lisa Fields

FARM ENERGY

Soap Bubbles to Insulate Greenhouses: A New Approach to Energy Conservation, by Bruce Parker and Margaret Skinner

FOREST FIELD AND WOODLOT
Strategies to Control Undesirable and Interfering Vegetation in Your Forest, by Peter Smallidge

HOME AND FAMILY
Switchel – A Time Tested Thirst Quenching Favorite, by Ron MacLean

HORTICULTURE
Juneberries- They Go Where Blueberries Can’t, by Jim Ochterski
Black Currants Bring Opportunity, by Christen Trewer

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING
Building the C in CSA:  Websites, Newsletters and Blogs for Community Supported Agriculture Members, by Elizabeth Lamb

NEW FARMERS
FarmStart: Continuing the Tradition of Agriculture in the Northeast, by Kristie Schmitt
Young Farmers Take Their Message to Washington, by Lindsey Lusher-Shute

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
Farmer Driven Company Evolves , by Kathleen Harris

Managing A Buying Club for Freezer Lambs, by Ulf Kintzel

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
For Disease-Resistant Apples, A Moment in the Sun, by Elizabeth Rosen

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS
The Art of Silvopasturing: A Regional Conference, by Nancy Glazier

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
Farmscapes for Birds, by Margaret Fowle

TECHNOLOGY ON THE FARM
The New Town Crier: Demystifying Twitter and Other Social Media, by Michelle Podolec

WOMEN FARMERS
Beginning Women Farmer Program Provides Tools for Personal and Professional Growth, by Crystal Stewart

YOUTH PAGE
Is Farming Right for You?, by Meredith Bell and Natalia Panzironi