The New Official State Snack Will Benefit One Local Farm in Syracuse

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Yogurt is now the official snack of New York state, after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Wednesday.  The state is the nation’s top producer of yogurt,  with  741 million pounds produced  in 2013. More yogurt is going to mean more milk. More milk is going to … More The New Official State Snack Will Benefit One Local Farm in Syracuse

Monitoring Freeze Watches is Important to One Local Farm

By Waldy Diez BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Several counties in Central New York had their first frost warning of the season last night. While Onondaga County wasn’t one of them, it is still important to Michael Blair atAbbott Farms. “These freeze events do matter to us, absolutely,” the production manager said. “This time of year, … More Monitoring Freeze Watches is Important to One Local Farm

Onondaga Farm Looks to Community Volunteers to Replant Strawberry Fields

By Waldy Diez BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – A local U-Pick farm needs to replant its strawberry fields and asks the public to lend a helping hand. Abbott Farms is inviting adults to help renovate and replant the strawberry fields. This is the first time in the farm’s 145-year history, at its current location, that it … More Onondaga Farm Looks to Community Volunteers to Replant Strawberry Fields