The Frost Valley Educational Farm is usually home to our farm campers this time of year, but due to the pandemic, all of our overnight camp programs have been cancelled. However, that doesn’t stop our crops from growing and our farmers from farming – safely of course! Throughout the summer we have been donating much of our bounty to the United Methodist Food Pantry in Ellenville, NY and recently, we were able to participate in another way to serve our community. This past Monday, July 27, we embarked on a new endeavor to get our produce into the kitchens of our community members. Frost Valley participated in the Sullivan Fresh […]

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The Frost Valley Natural Resources and Environmental Science Department has recently begun gathering data for an ongoing study being carried out through a collaborative effort by Cornell University, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The project is called AVID. This is an acronym that stands for Assessing Vegetation Impacts from Deer. Measuring the impact of deer browse on forest vegetation is of great interest to the Natural Resources team. A major overarching focus of the Natural Resources department is to ensure that the forest ecosystem remains in balance. We want to be sure that our forests can support a high […]

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I thought I would share with you some of the sights we are being treated to up here in the Catskills. Wildlife is all around us, at every turn there is something special to see and we are taking time this session to stop and pause and take in the views and share our space with nature.

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