Introducing Milestone Mill

The Farm Hub is pleased to introduce flour, corn meal, beans, tortillas and tortilla chips made from organic ingredients grown at the Farm Hub and processed with co-packers around the state. These products are being sold under the newly created Milestone Mill brand. Milestone Mill is part of a new non-profit enterprise under development with NoVo Foundation and currently being incubated at the Farm Hub.

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Interpretation Equipment Library Launches

Community organizations can now borrow equipment from the Language Justice Equipment Lending Library for simultaneous interpretation. Li Sierra who leads the Language Justice program shares the inspiration behind the library and how it works.

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In Brief Summer 2022

A visit from the Ulster County Garden Club; a trip to Soul Fire Farm; Research Field Day organized by the Applied Farmscape Ecology Program; a farm stand led by youth from the Kingston YMCA Farm Project; a workshop for SUNY Ulster students; teaching farmers how to build high tunnels; La Nueva Siembra Graduation; discoveries of Great Horned Owls.

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Language Justice Guide Launches

A new guide “Introductory Language Justice Guide: A Resource for Emerging LJ Interpreters and Community,” created by the Farm Hub’s Language Justice Program, offers resources, tips and strategies on supporting interpreters.

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Birds for Pest Removal

Birds are commonly seen as a nuisance to farms. They can cause damage on farms by feasting on crops and seeds but they can also help farmers. Two researchers spend this past summer on a pilot study hosted by the Farm Hub, which examines the potential perks that birds can bring to farms.

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Much More Than a Puddle

Wetland scientist Erik Kiviat studies seasonal small pools of water at farms including the Farm Hub. He has discovered an entire underworld of small insects, crustaceans, mollusks, and other invertebrates, and their connections with ecology and agriculture.

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Revisiting the Beetle Bank

The Beetle Bank research initiative moves into its second year at the Farm Hub. The project led by researchers under the Applied Farmscape Ecology Program, involved creating a bank and studying what could be beneficial relationships between insects, native plants and farming.

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