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New York Farmers Need Your Help

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NEW YORK FARMERS HURRICANE IRENE
The Perennial Plate


We are interrupting our trip's linear flow to bring you an episode of The Perennial Plate from upstate New York. We felt like the immediacy of this issue needed to be touched upon now. The flooding that resulted from Hurricane Irene followed a week later by tropical rains that re-flooded farms in New York and Vermont was devastating. Late summer is the most important part of the year for a lot of farmers (its what they've been working for the entire year), and when that gets wiped out, its like losing your entire income. Such is the story in this video of Pete Taliaferro and Ray Bradley. Please watch the video and remember that although it has left the headlines, people are still deeply affected by what happened. Show your support HERE for New York Farmers.

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