Climate Smart Farming Story: Fishkill Farms (2012)

Case Study

Author(s): Climate Smart Farming Program

Organization: The Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture

Planning Step: Adaptation Options

Climate Smart Farming Story: Fishkill Farms (2012) features an interview with Mark Doyle, business manager of Fishkill Farms, a small-scale organic orchard that specializes in apple production and agrotourism and is dedicated to sustainable farming practices in Hopewell Junction, NY. Mark describes new weather-related challenges at Fishkill Farms and some changes that have been made to reduce the risks associated with more variable and extreme weather.

Relevant Region(s): Hudson Valley | Farm Scale: 270 acres | Farm Type: Sustainable Fruits and Vegetables | Markets: On-Farm Retail and Wholesale