Monday, January 11, 2010

Praise for Hilltop Hanover Farm

The county-owned Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown Heights has won the American Planning Associations's 2010 National Planning Excellence Award for Innovation in Best Practices for Sustainability. The APA cites the 180 acre farm's range of public programs, its demonstration projects—including green roofs (right), rain barrels, and composting toilets—, and the fact that 70% of the farm's produce (7,000 pounds) is distributed to local food pantries. On their blog, one of the farmers says, "It's lovely to get some recognition, especially from a leading national organization!"

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I've been to some classes at the farm and they've been great.