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Cornell publishes extensive guide to urban farming

Cornell University’s Northeast Beginning Farmers Project has published an extensive guide to urban farming in New York State, and it is available for free online.…

Brownfields or Vacant Lots In Your Life?

Is the New York City summer weather inspiring you to start a garden or farm? Unsure if your local vacant, empty space or yard is…

Mid-Summer Workshop Saturday July 14th

It’s mid-summer and thanks to the persistent sun, the sunflowers are doing great this year. We will be at La Finca this Saturday from 11-2pm to discuss the project and phytoremediation. Please join us.

2012 Workshops at the Field Lab

We will be spending a lot of time at La Finca del Sur this summer again, testing out some new plants and growing some more…

Opening Day at the Field Lab

Saturday, April 14th is opening day at La Finca del Sur. Come launch season 2 at the field lab with us. We will be planting…

Lab results for 2011

Got a little too busy at the end of the year to follow up and soil sampling results we had sent to the lab in…

Field Guide printed

We put together a field guide to phytoremediation based on our research and experience at La Finca del Sur this summer. It’s a 40+ page…

Final Harvest

This past Sunday, we harvested the last standing sunflower, mugwort plants and Indian mustard. We took some soil samples too. So -fingers crossed- soon we…

Field Day

Sunflower, Indian Mustard and Basket Willow have been growing at La Finca for a while now, but last night we finally installed the infographics that…