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Ballston dairy farm tapped for Farm Aid tour

Chuck Curtiss milks cows at Willow Marsh Farm in Ballston on Friday.
Chuck Curtiss milks cows at Willow Marsh Farm in Ballston on Friday.
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A Ballston dairy farm that has been diversifying its business will be featured on one of the tours surrounding the Farm Aid concert next weekend. Willow Marsh Farm, which has been in the Curtiss family for five generations, is one of three Capital Region farms that will be visited as part of Farm Aid 2013. “I was pretty flattered when they reached out to me from out of nowhere,” said Chuck Curtiss, who owns the ...

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September 14, 2013
4:57 p.m.

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Willow Marsh is one of many farms that make the town of Ballston so beautiful. Even as the town is about to unveil a draft Farm Land Protection and Preservation Plan, to help save other farms, there are two clowns on the town board who wish to eliminate the Farm Land Protection Committee. They think we need more development, a parks and recreation department and silencing farmers while bragging about how supportive they are of open space.