Wednesday, November 21, 2012
By Aurora Almendral : Feet in Two Worlds
Thanksgiving is the ultimate harvest holiday, and no one knows that better than the tens of thousands of farm workers who grow and harvest New York’s produce.The reality of agriculture is that a hefty percentage of the people who plant and harvest New York’s local food are immigrant workers, many of whom put themselves in danger to cross the border into the United States to work the land.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
By Joy Y. Wang : WNYC Producer
Farmers from around the area are making repairs, cleaning up, and getting back to their markets. Last Chance Foods spoke with farmers in Long Island and New Jersey and got the latest news from New York City's farmers markets.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
The number of farmers markets in New York has more than doubled in the last dozen years, according to recent figures from the state. But by one estimate, half of the new markets will close within five years.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
By Daniel P. Tucker : Associate Producer, WNYC News
Zuccotti Park Greenmarket patrons will have to get their winesap apples, broccoli rabe and hot pear cider on West Broadway, now that the farmers' market has relocated there due to Occupy Wall Street.