Category Archives: PR 2008

CROSS ISLAND FARMS HOSTS T.I.H.S. INTERN

COVERAGE: T.I. SUN CROSS ISLAND FARMS HOSTS T.I.H.S. INTERN by Madison Cantwell, T.I.H.S. Senior Class Each year Thousand Islands High School seniors are required to complete a thirty hour internship/job shadowing experience at an area business.  Some students chose to … Continue reading

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Cross Island Farms Awarded Grazing Contract

CROSS ISLAND FARMS AWARDED GRAZING CONTRACT Wellesley Island:  Wellesley Island’s Cross Island Farms has been awarded a conservation contract for a 15 acre grazing plan by the Environmental Quality Improvement Program (EQIP) of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U. … Continue reading

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“Floating Row Covers” Produce Quality Crops at Cross Island Farms

“Floating Row Covers” Produce Quality Crops at Cross Island Farms Wellesley Island: “Floating row covers” are one of the special ingredients enabling Wellesley Island’s Cross Island Farms to produce quality gourmet certified organic vegetables without using artificial fertilizers or pesticides. … Continue reading

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Farm to school program reaches T.I Central School

Coverage: T.I. Sun Farm to School Program Invades Thousand Islands Central School When Food Services Director John Shaylor of Thousand Islands Central School decided to purchase some lettuce from Wellesley Island’s Cross Island Farms, little did he know what a … Continue reading

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Northern New York Farmers Partnership Seeks New Members

NORTHERN NEW YORK FARMERS PARTNERSHIP SEEKS NEW MEMBERS The Northern New York Farmer’s Partnership (NNYFP) is looking for new members.   The NNYFP is comprised of farmers from Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Franklin and Clinton Counties who value people, the land, economic … Continue reading

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