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Tuthilltown Spirits: Redefining Agricultural Regions and Products

Leah Mayor | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York
Leah Mayor

Agriculture is extremely difficult business. It requires passion and hard work as well as a steady vision. It's what one of my colleagues calls a "rea...

Bringing Home the Bacon: Labor and Self Reliance in Knowing Our Food

Leah Mayor | Posted 03.26.2013 | Home
Leah Mayor

Fourteen years of being a vegetarian gave way to living abroad in places where being a vegetarian would have traditionally been out of the question. ...

Gratitude for Farmers and the Farmland That Provide for Us

Leah Mayor | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green
Leah Mayor

Through consistent and deliberate year-round work, farmers provide us with the makings of our holiday traditions. They grow the flowers that adorn our tables, the wreaths on our doors, and the Christmas trees that are a centerpiece for many families.

Farm Tour: Search for an Authentic Life

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leah Mayor

Now may be as good a time as any to use our travel time and dollars to get to know our neighbors a town or a state over, and to find where authenticity lives in our own communities.

Promoting Productive Travel

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leah Mayor

Our motivation to travel rests deeper than the desire for Niagara Falls key chains, Disney World t-shirts, and other brightly colored tchotchkes.