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Local brewers are relying on locally grown hops for their popular craft beers. (Credit CBS 2)

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.

08/23/2013

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-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.

09/27/2012

Protesters in front of the New York Stock Exchange - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

NYPD Defends Arresting Wall Street Protesters For Wearing Masks

An obscure law that has been on the books since 1845 has been used five times this week at the protests on Wall Street.

09/20/2011

Joe Greenbacker, a partner at Brookfield Farm, points out damage to a hoop barn on his farm from heavy snow conditions in Durham, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Area Farmers Watch Brutal Winter Crush Their Livelihoods

Farmers 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.

02/05/2011