New Jersey, the most densely populated state in the union, has preservation programs of substance and importance to all. A preserved farm on the edge of the Pinelands in Southampton, shepherded by farmer Jeff Tober, is a model for maximizing agricultural production while strengthening and preserving the ecosystem.
For the next few years, there’ll be something new as well as something old for farmers Stephanie Spock and John Squicciarino, as they work to remediate the East Amwell acres that will be the farm of their future while growing in Lambertville the organic crops their customers enjoy year-round.
Creamline, non-homogenized milks come straight from a small family farm that’s purposefully preserved in Alexandria Township. Sarah and Dan Lyness, the farmers in charge, are part of a new, emerging generation of young farmers in the Garden State.
Welcome to Baker to Baker, our new monthly column featuring Martha Rabello, our baking columnist, talking shop with a fellow practitioner of the pastry and baking arts. First up, Martha visits with Jenny Belliveau – and we learn how sour cream and Miles Davis figure into her craft.
The chef behind the standout in Mountainside might be both established and underground, according to his selector to the Garden State’s elite Chef Train club. But word is spreading. And, with a new butcher shop and a second restaurant on the way, his star isn’t just rising, it’s rocketing.
New to the idea of Community Supported Agriculture? Looking for an organic farm to buy a share of its harvest? Our guest writer, Devin Cornia, executive director of the New Jersey chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association, rounds up a list of farms with available CSA shares.