Hurricane Irene destroyed many farms in New York and Seth Jacobs of Slack Hallow Farm calls into this week’s episode of The Farm Report with Erin Fairbanks to discuss the challenges farmers are faced with in the aftermath. Find out why tragedy for one farmer could bode well for another and how those affected by the storm are recovering. From livestock loss to chemical contamination, natural disasters do not take kindly to our small farmers. Right now is an ESPECIALLY good time to support your local farmers and visit the farmers market. To donate to those affected, visit This episode was sponsored by NOFA’s Locavore Challenge..