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NY property boom impinging on produce supply

Demand for real estate is gobbling up family farms as owners choose to cash in on the surging value of land in New York

"People in the city want to know where their food is coming from and who their farmers are, " said Ms Barrett.

New York

APPLE trees have blossomed, and soon fruit will begin emerging at Elizabeth Ryan's orchard in the Hudson Valley. Before long, her harvest will head south to Manhattan, where Miro Uskokovic, the pastry chef at Gramercy Tavern, will use it to create an apple and carob cake while...