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State regulators warned consumers about drinking raw milk or other dairy products from a Pennsylvania farm after a New York State resident was diagnosed with an infection caused by a bacteria found in unpasteurized milk. The Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture and Markets issued an alert about consuming raw dairy from Miller's Biodiversity Farm in Lan…

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An Allegany County farm that provides "sustainable" and "responsibly cultivated" produce for retail and food-service customers is expanding its operation with five new greenhouses and several specialty crops in exchange for $100,000 in state Excelsior Jobs tax credits for 11 new jobs. Fulmer Valley Farms in Andover will invest $1.19 million in the expansion, which inclu…

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Kathy Border takes students to a beef farm every year as part of a community food course. She and her family eat eggs laid by their own chickens. The weekly diet tilts toward fresh fruits and vegetables. Still, she wouldn't dream of growing her own produce on her rural homestead in South Wales. "I do not have a green thumb and we have a lot of deer who would eat a ga…

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The 1-acre Common Roots Urban Farm in the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood sells full and half shares of its fruits and vegetables during the growing season. The 500-acre Porter Farm in Genesee County does, as well, only in a sales and distribution region that stretches from Rochester to Buffalo and toward the Southern Tier. Farmers & Artisans Market in Snyder work…