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Water is one of our most vital resources, yet we often take it for granted. In the face of declining fresh water supplies, climate change, environmental threats, and a rising global population, the focus on water conservation and management will become increasingly important.
Over the past decade, demand for local foods has grown dramatically. In the Southern Tier, the number of farmers' markets and small farms is growing, and policymakers are paying more attention to the potential economic benefits of a strong local food system.
It's summertime, a time when many people are thinking fondly of ice cream, baseball and cookouts. Many of us spend as much time as possible outdoors, taking long walks through fields and forests, and soaking in the natural beauty of the region. Unfortunately, underneath that beauty lives a...