There have been countless success stories at the Watershed Agricultural Council. Showcased here are various farmer stories and testimonials as well as before and after photos and videos of projects that have been completed to ensure the protection of water quality in the NYC Watershed.

Merry Breeze Farm

On February 9th, just days before their birthday, identical twins Judith Tait and Joan Khouzam-Roberts closed on the Conservation Easement of their 156 acre dairy farm. The fun-loving sisters were excited to preserve their father’s legacy of farming the land they grew up on in Andes, NY. From a family of five sisters, Judy and…

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Evans and Evans Farm

Evans and Evans Farm is located in Andes, NY in the NYC Watershed. With the help of the Watershed Agricultural Council, Joe and Jackie Evans use a combination of environmentally conscious farming practices to help protect water quality and remain economically viable in the Catskills Region.

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West Wind Farm

Agricultural Program participant Heleen Heyning of West Wind Farm shares her story of farming in the NYC Watershed. Her story is the first in our new video series titled Boots in the Barnyard. Each video will feature a different participant’s story of farming, protecting water quality, and life in the Catskills.

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