The benefits of local farming

David Hambleton from Sisters Hill Farm was invited to give a talk about organic versus local farming at the NorthEast-Millerton Library Annex on Saturday, May 25. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

MILLERTON — Given that agriculture is a vital industry in Dutchess County, the NorthEast-Millerton Library invited David Hambleton from Sisters Hill Farm to give a presentation on organic versus local farming and the benefits of supporting local farms on Saturday, May 25.

Hambleton shared his knowledge about organic farming and its impact on local farms. While he said he wasn’t against organic farming, he encouraged his audience to support local farming practices and to get to know the people who feed them.

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