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Turkana Farms, LLC, is a small scale producer of heritage breed livestock and a wide array of vegetables and berries on just over 39 acres in Germantown, New York. Under the stewardship of Peter Davies and Mark Scherzer, the farm is dedicated to sustainable agriculture and eschews the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, growth enhancers, and antibiotics.

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Turkana Farms, LLC, is a small scale producer of heritage breed livestock and a wide array of vegetables and berries on just over 39 acres in Germantown, New York. Under the stewardship of Peter Davies and Mark Scherzer, the farm is dedicated to sustainable agriculture and eschews the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, growth enhancers, and antibiotics.

    AgriCulture-How to Fight a Scourge

    AgriCulture-How to Fight a Scourge

    Thursday, July 16, 2020: the last in a string of delightfully cool days punctuated by not quite enough rain showers. Eric and I, both fighting cabin fever, decided to try an outing. A talented young clarinetist, Viktor Toth of The... Read More ›

    • 7 min
    Agriculture-The Voice of Judgment

    Agriculture-The Voice of Judgment

    “Peter must be spinning in his grave.” That was my first response when, working at my desk Friday morning, I saw that a Turkish court had cleared the way for Hagia Sophia, the great Byzantine cathedral in Istanbul, to be... Read More ›

    • 7 min
    AgriCulture-Trusting to Deliver

    AgriCulture-Trusting to Deliver

    Among those essential workers who have achieved considerably increased appreciation during the Covid -19 pandemic have been postal workers, who have kept delivering mail pretty well throughout. The United States Postal Service has for decades seemed threatened by obsolescence, only... Read More ›

    • 7 min
    AgriCulture-Chafing at the Long Haul by Mark Scherzer

    AgriCulture-Chafing at the Long Haul by Mark Scherzer

    There are four individuals in our household with very different dietary preferences and food aversions, but it appears we are all united in our love of brassicas — cabbage, kale, brussels sprouts, broccoli, etc. It is a love I now... Read More ›

    • 7 min
    AgriCulture-Weed-eaters

    AgriCulture-Weed-eaters

    It was Thursday evening, and I assumed Eric and I would be on our own for dinner. Troy had gone to (where else?) Troy, where he has been volunteering to help build backyard vegetable gardens with Soul Fire Farm (soulfire.org),... Read More ›

    • 6 min
    AgriCulture-To Each Their Babylon

    AgriCulture-To Each Their Babylon

    Operating in Germantown, NY for over ten years WHAT’S NEW THIS WEEK:Coriander and dill, $1/bunchOur lambs are fully reserved for July. We expect to do another batch in September. Reservations for whole or half lambs, cut to your specifications, at... Read More ›

    • 6 min

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