Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk The flow of people viewing exhibits and participating in classes at Susquehanna County Ag Day (top) on Friday was steady throughout the six-hour event. Ag Day royalty included (above, from left) Susquehanna County Dairy Princess Taylor Sebring, Alternate Dairy Princess Brooke Marvin, and PA MapleContinue Reading

Strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, apples, squash, plums, melons, green beans, peppers, pumpkins and fresh herbs will soon fill gardens, fields, and orchards across Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier. Add local beef, poultry, maple syrup and honey, and locally-produced dairy products and you’re working toward complete meals comprised of the agricultural bounty ofContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Susquehanna County Dairy Princess and Elk Lake High School junior Merecedes Spickerman (left) and PA State Dairy Princess Lu-Anne Antisdel from West Warren, Bradford County, were among the dairy royalty who offered milk, cheese, and ice cream to guests at the newly combined AgContinue Reading

Photo by Rick Hiduk The Susquehanna River winds between the borough of Meshoppen and farmlands in Mehoopany and Meshoppen Townships. Watershed quality in the Endless Mountains region is being improved via partnerships with farm owners and agencies like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In a report issued by The Chesapeake BayContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk Board members of the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) voted unanimously on Wednesday to take the Northern Tier Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local program under their wing. The primary goal of those who coordinate similar programs across the state is to promote local agriculture, farm stands, wineriesContinue Reading