Two of our favorite farms are Barber’s Farm and Schoharie Valley Farms, both located in the Schoharie Valley. In the early 1700s, German and Dutch immigrants arrived in the Valley to work some of the richest soils of America. Their first crop of wheat was sown and produced a substantial yield. A few decades later, the Schoharie Valley’s wheat fed George Washington’s troops and earned the Valley the title of “Breadbasket of the American Revolution.” By the mid-1800s, the cultivation of hops had become the Schoharie Valley’s most famous agricultural industry.
This Week’s Field Goods Favorite
Sweet, yet mildly pungent, frying peppers are a mainstay of Italian cooking. As they mature, orange and red streaks may appear on their skin. More info