What if an additional ten million dollars was spent in the immediate region with the focus on grants to demonstration projects and key intermediaries? The funds would go not for physical capital but for the strengthening of community-building human capital. What kind of transformation might that approach add to the mix? That could never happen, you say? You’re wrong. It’s already happening. Here and now.
Two full scholarships are being offered for Mountain Laurel Waldorf School in New Paltz. The scholarships are available for students entering seventh grade in the 2019-20 school year, and will last through eighth grade.
Late last Tuesday afternoon, the Hudson Valley Farm Hub presented a program entitled “Celebrating Grains in the Hudson Valley” at the Senate Garage in Kingston. The event was half victory lap and half progress report on an ambitious, complex and intricate five-year agricultural initiative. In farming, the pace of change cannot easily be hurried.
According to County Executive Mike Hein, the money will be used to enhance the Midtown Linear Park rail trail project, including playground equipment and trail amenities.
Tuesday-Thursday, March 13–15: Before becoming deeply involved in philanthropy and moving to Ulster County, Peter Buffett grew up “normal” in Omaha and then established a successful career as a composer and musician. His bestselling autobiography, Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment, which has been translated into 15 languages, is the basis for this upcoming show at Bard.
Radio Kingston recently purchased a building on Broadway and discussed plan before an enthusiastic crowd at Kingston Library. The station is promising 24 hours of hyperlocal content, with funding from a non-profit headed by Warren Buffet’s son.
“From you have I been absent in the spring, When proud-pied April dress’d in all his trim Hath put a
It’s not just the money. It’s the land. The announcement in December of the purchase of the 1255-acre Gill Farm