All posts tagged Lauren DeCicca

War and Peace

Returning to civilian life after serving in Iraq and afghanistan, a growing group of veterans find refuge through art and farming. In a humid greenhouse on the backroads of Trumansburg, […]

New Beginnings: The Good Life Farm

No tractors and no insecticides means managing a staff of horses and turkeys. Sometimes innovation means going a little retro. Melissa Madden is always thinking about how best to make use […]

New Beginnings: Wide Awake Bakery

Bread-making was just a hobby for Mecklenburg resident Stefan Senders, until he left academia to launch a bread CSA. Now dozens of members line up to get their weekly bread. […]

New Beginnings: Keeley’s Cheese Co.

Keeley McGarr returned to her family’s dairy farm in King Ferry to launch her own cheesemaking business. It’s only year two, and she’s already developed a following. Most people, when […]

New Beginnings: Roots Rose Radish

Whipped up in a kitchen in Freeville, Christian Toscano’s handcrafted line of organic cleansers and lotions are more than skin deep. Christian Toscano admits she’s one picky customer. The cabinets […]