Posts by Crystal Stewart

Crystal Stewart is the Regional Agriculture Specialist with the Capital District Vegetable and Small Fruit program. She taught financial planning, animal impact, soils and marketing for this program. She can be reached at (518) 775-0018 or

Vegetable Seed Production Course and Mentorship Available to Growers Throughout the Northeast

By Crystal Stewart / October 3, 2022

In order to increase the number of growers able to produce high quality, regionally adapted seed in the northeast, a group of educators, experienced seed producers, and regional seed companies will be working together to offer training in seed production and a guaranteed market for specific seed crops during 2023 and 2024. Today’s market gardener…

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Beginning Women Farmer Program Provides Tools for Personal and Professional Growth

By Crystal Stewart / October 3, 2011

It is rare to see a group of all women circled in a farm field, kicking at the dirt and talking about the weather. But across the northeast for the last two years, women have been getting together to do just that, and to gain all the benefits that come from having a group to…

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