We ended 2012 by helping Martha Deming and John and Terese Hart protect their farm and forested lands, forever. These landowners have a strong conservation ethic, as they express a deep love for nature, wild places, and our unique Tug Hill region. Completed in mid December, the 144-acre Deming Easement is located in the town […]
Our first trip of the new year will be held on a beautiful protected property on the Independence River on Saturday, January 19th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Let’s hope for lots of snow for this easy snowshoe trek through the woods! The trek will be about 2 miles on mostly flat to gently […]
Glenfield artist Loretta Lepkowski’s Family Farms Art Exhibit was highlighted at the “Harvesting Opportunities in New York” conference in Albany on November 15th. We sponsored Loretta, who created over 30 paintings of farm families in Jefferson and Lewis counties. The paintings were made to raise awareness and appreciation of the importance and variety of family farms […]
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Why I Care
“Being raised on a small dairy farm in the Tug Hill region with a remarkably beautiful view of the Adirondacks heightened my own appreciation of this landscape and the work involved in raising children, animals, and produce. I see and feel the current changes, economic pressures families face, and the uncertainty of where it is all going. Yet beneath it lies a trend to buy locally and adopt a healthier lifestyle. That's what I love most about our agriculturally based Tug Hill region.”
-Loretta Lepkowski, Artist