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Spring 2012

Small Farm Quarterly Spring 2012How to Read

Prefer to flip through the magazine online? Visit: http://issuu.com/leepublications/docs/120402-sfq/1  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

BOOK NOOK
Farm Memoirs, by Jill Swenson

COMMUNITY AND WORLD
Gleaning More of New York’s Harvest, by Rebecca Schuelke Staehr
Tomato Therapy, by Mason Donovan

FARM TECH
Using Online Surveys and Polls to Connect with Your Clients, by Michelle Podolec

GRAZING
Grazing and the Good Life, by Meg Schader

HOME AND FAMILY
Spring Forward, by Ron MacLean

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING
Faces of our Food System: J. Kings, by Becca Jablonski
Is Your Honey Green? by Dr. Buddy Marterre and Alice Varon
Pricing Your Meat Cuts, by Brian Moyer

NEW FARMERS
And the Survey Says! Beginning Farmer Critical Needs, by Wes Hannah
Maine’s Original Duck Farm, by Gina Simmons and Ryan Wilson

NON-DAIRY LIVESTOCK
The ‘Perfect’ Sheep Pasture, by Ulf Kintzel

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Using Foster Mother Hens to Raise Chicks on the ‘Cheap’, by Elizabeth Rosen

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS
Realizing the Potential of NY Grasslands, by Dan Welch
Beginning Farmers: Help Us Help You!

STEWARDSHIP & NATURE
Off the Ground: Conservation Program Promotes both Hay Yield and Bird Habitat, by Toby Alexander

PHOTO ESSAY
Spring Peeping

URBAN AGRICULTURE
Recirculating Farms: Growing Healthy, fresh food and a new local food, by Molly Davis

YOUTH PAGE
Animals at Critter Care, by Aleena and Drianna Borowiec
Composting at Camp!, by Kelsy Klaczyk and Mollie Mills
Curly Sue Grows Up, Goes to Camp, by Cara Shulman
The Story Behind the Camp Names, by Keira McClelland