Farming

Undeterred by the Drought, The Downtown Farmers Market Continues to Sprout

Aug 23, 2016
Sophia Morris, WAER News

  It’s been a hot, dry summer across Central New York and local farmers have certainly felt the impact.  Less water means smaller yields and a lot more work, especially for the farmers that assemble at the market on Tuesdays in downtown Clinton Square.

Bill Ingersoll owns and operates Ingersoll Farms in Fulton, and has noticed a bit of yield loss.  But he says nothing too drastic due to the drought.

Chris Bolt/WAER News

  Some 350 farmers from around the state are working on the future of farming at the Farm Bureau’s Annual State meeting in Liverpool that continued today.