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Bedminster preserves 18 acres

Bedminster Township has approved the addition of another 17.72 acres to its preserved land, while awaiting finalizing of an agreement with owners of another 36 acres.

“Immigrant” has become a dirty word in this country. This is pretty ironic, since most of our forebears were immigrants. But many of us have forgotten that there is a right way, as well as a …

Bedminster Township supervisors have approved the addition of a limited agritourism use for Aviator Vineyard & Winery on Elephant Road, which is owned by AGA Farms LLC, and operates under a winery/brewery/distillery use.

Farming ain’t what it used to be and the Solebury Board of Supervisors is determined to get with a modern program when it comes to setting new regulations. After hearing from about a dozen agrarian constituents on Tuesday, the board came to see that farming is more than just harvesting corn these days.

Howell Living History Farm, located in Hopewell Township N.J., just south of Lambertville, on Nov. 4 offered visitors the chance to make – and drink – their own apple cider, using its McIntosh, …

The concerns and reality of food deserts, large food waste and poor access to healthy foods are rising but the people behind a local nonprofit say growing your own food vertically may be the answer.

The current owners of Shady Brook Farm plan to reduce the property’s size to prepare the fifth generation of the Fleming family to take over operations. The plan is to sell off 80 acres.

Having touched the lives of over 500 alumni plus families and friends, the Mt. Airy 4-H Dairy Club celebrated its 100th birthday at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agriculture Fair in Ringoes.

The Middletown Grange Fair, a five-day celebration of Bucks County agriculture, took place Aug. 16-20. Held at the Grange fairgrounds in Wrightstown, the event featured 4-H shows and exhibits, …

The Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair runs Wednesday, Aug. 23 through Sunday, Aug. 27 at South County Park, 1207 Route 179, north of Lambertville, N.J. The fair offers all sorts of …

Along with 10 other Bucks County municipalities, the Tinicum Board of Supervisors recently received a letter from The Heritage Conservancy regarding the township’s interest in participating in the …

When we moved to this part of Bucks County about 30 years ago it looked a lot different. Dublin ran along Route 313 from Elephant Road to Route 113, just about the way it does today, but behind those …

A Farm Bill for us all

When you hear the phrase “Farm Bill,” you probably don’t think about streams, trees, birds, or many of the other environmental highlights of our area because, after all, what do they have to do …

It was a long time coming, but the Solebury Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously granted final approval – with conditions – to the Roots to River Farm’s plan to create a Community Supported …

Are you an agricultural producer or owner of a small business?You may qualify for various federal and state energy efficiency programs. These programs may include grants, rebates, loans, or tax …

Froehlich’s Farm & Garden Center has been a part of Buckingham Township for generations. Much of the 116-acre York Road property was preserved through a conservation easement in 1999. But, in …

Mount Airy 4-H Dairy Club, celebrating its 100th year, has over the decades produced numerous members recognized for their outstanding club work on state and national stages.It began in 1925 when …

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