KATONAH CONNECT — Food is life; It sustains our health and our wellbeing. Food is made from the life that thrives around us – the plants that grow to be served on our plates, the animals that are raised to become a meal and the farmers that are responsible for creating these possibilities. But, as the saying goes, we are what we eat, and a healthy animal begins with what they consume on the farm. But how do you know if the meat you’re eating is good for you? [ Read More… ]
Nancy Kohlberg died peacefully on August 25 at her home in Edgartown, surrounded by family. She was 92 and had been a modest but powerful force in a variety of causes from sustainable agriculture to environmental protection on Martha’s Vineyard. With her late husband Jerome Kohlberg Jr., Mrs. Kohlberg quietly and generously supported an array of charitable and community activities, both nationally and on the Island. [ Read More… ]
Keeping it Local! Cabbage Hill Farm is pleased to offer for sale 100% Organic Shetland Woven Throws (52×72). These beautiful throws are made from the wool of our Shetland Sheep. The wool is processed at Battenkill Valley Fibers in Greenwich, N.Y. and then woven for us by women in the Greenwich area. Keeping it all right here in N.Y.! Throws are $325 each, including shipping and handling. Limited Quantities. Beautiful gift for the holidays!
There is a natural symbiosis between The Flying Pig restaurant and the 170-acre Cabbage Hill Farm – starting with the fact that both are owned by Nancy Kohlberg. Both are also in Mount Kisco with only a few minutes drive between them and the farm supplies most of the fresh food the restaurant serves. Then waste from the restaurant goes back to the farm as compost that nourishes new plants – and so goes the food cycle. [ Read More… ]
Seventy acres of Cabbage Hill Farm will be preserved for continued farm use because of an easement with the Westchester Land Trust. The land conservation group announced the agreement Friday, which involves the WLT and property owners Jerry and Nancy Kohlberg. [ Read More… ]
I had a pleasant lunch recently, with my friend Nancy Kohlberg who, along with her husband, Jerome, developed the Cabbage Hill Farm Foundation, located in Mount Kisco, New York. Nancy and Jerome are dedicated to the preservation of historic farm animals, to the practice of sustainable agriculture techniques, and to aquaponics. [ Read More… ]