Upcycled Rug Project:  Year Two


You are invited to come join the fun starting January 17 and weaving until April 18. For the second year A COMMUNITY UPCYCLE RUG WEAVING PROJECT is underway at the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market. Last year we wove 17 rugs for the Local Food, Local Spirits fundraising event silent auction, upcycling almost […] Read more »

Farmers Market Recruits LOCAL Products


Cooperstown Farmers’ Market to Increase Product Diversity If you produce a food product which is farm-raised, or hand-made featuring locally grown ingredients or materials, you may be interested in selling your product at a Farmers Market. The Cooperstown Farmers’ Market is now recruiting new vendors for the 2015 Season. The […] Read more »

State of the State Rally — Get on the Bus!


There’s still room on the bus to head to the State of the State Rally on January 21! The bus  will depart Oneonta Bus Lines at 9:00 am, pick up in Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field at 9:30 am and at Sharon Springs’ Fire House at 10 am, so come join in […] Read more »

Press Release: High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing Banned in New York State


  PRESS RELEASE December 17, 2014 Otsego 2000 is gratified by the decision taken today by Governor Cuomo and DEC Commissioner Martens to prohibit high volume hydraulic fracturing in New York State. Today, the Governor kept his promise to make the decision based on science. The acting Commissioner of Public […] Read more »

Final version of Compendium of Health Risks

Gas wells are becoming part of the landscape near the proposed M

Concerned Health Professionals of New York and Physicians along with Scientists and Engineers for Health Energy  pulled together information on a growing body of health studies that have been issued since 2009, when the state Department of Environmental Conservation first issued its potential environmental roadmap for fracking. The groups produced its […] Read more »