Farm-To-Table Movement Hops On The Craft Beer Wagon Cornell graduate John Condzella, 27, leased land on his parents' East End farm to grow hops. The vines curl up 30-foot trellises and poles and branch out into flowers known as hops. Hops give beer much of its flavor and aroma.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
NYPD Defends Arresting Wall Street Protesters For Wearing MasksAn obscure law that has been on the books since 1845 has been used five times this week at the protests on Wall Street.
Area Farmers Watch Brutal Winter Crush Their LivelihoodsFarmers in Connecticut alone have lost at least 136 barns, greenhouses, sheds and other structures as snow measured in feet, not inches, accumulated while January passed without a thaw.