Fishkill Farms By ML Ball There is tremendous value in knowing where you come from and where you’re going. Josh Morgenthau is certain of both. As the current owner/operator of Fishkill Farms, he is carrying on the family legacy while skillfully guiding it into the future, ready for today’s and tomorrow’s agricultural challenges. Keep reading.
A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats By Amy Simpson Swiss The Science Barge is a self-powered, off-the grid floating greenhouse, serving as an environmental education classroom. A prototype sustainable urban farm, docked next to the pier in downtown Yonkers. Not what you might expect. That unexpectedness is one of the many things that makes the Science Barge such an engaging place and such a powerful force for education and change.Keep reading.
Innate Movement By Holly Tarson Sustainable. Mindful. Organic. These are the buzz words of our time, referring to everything from smartphone apps to crackers. These words are the spokes of the wheel that is Innate Movement, a Parkour gym–meets–lifestyle philosophy and the brainchild of Dylan Johanson. Keep reading.
Melissa Lawlor: Empowering Women as a Midwife, Advocate, Firefighter and So Much More By ML Ball The In this hurly-burly world of ours, some people are givers and some are takers. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, Melissa Lawlor is a giver. She’s a firefighter, EMT, registered nurse, an international board-certified lactation consultant, a La Leche League leader, certified nurse-midwife, lobbyist and (as soon as she finishes her post-master’s degree) family nurse practitioner. Keep reading.
Keeping it in the Family By Brian P.J. Cronin Richie Ryan is eccentric and collects all kinds of stuff. He is at the tail end of a 40-year project to reclaim all the land in his hometown that his family used to own, restore multiple buildings while constructing new ones, and turn it all into a topnotch full-scale venue. Keep reading.