EPISODE 230 Going with the Grain: New York’s Grain Revival
Aired: Monday, August 17th 2015
Published: August 17th, 2015
Running time: 2 Minutes
By Zoe Holland
Stephen Wade is pioneering a grains movement in New York state. Although little known or recognized, the northeast used to have a rich grain culture tradition. With monocropping and industrial development these regional grain plots fell into the shadows the narrative of northeast agriculture. Grow NYC is working to revive the grain game and make it a viable industry for local farmers. This clip was brought to you by Whole Foods Market.