The Chautauqua In Bloom season officially ended Wednesday at the garden recognition ceremony in Smith Wilkes Hall, during which the winning gardens of this year’s biennial contest were announced.
The Kanfers are a brave, innovative bunch. Not only is the family’s home in Chautauqua — located at 88 North
Chautauqua Institution co-founder Lewis Miller was ahead of his time, particularly when it came to sewage. Concerned about waterborne pathogens, Miller mandated that all homes in Chautauqua connect to a sewer system in 1893, making the Institution the first completely sewered community in the U.S.
On a typical summer day at Hickory Hurst Farm, Adrienne Ploss wakes up at 3:30 a.m., loads her truck with produce, flowers and supplies and arrives at the Chautauqua Farmers Market at 5 a.m.
Politicians, religious leaders and environmentalists are buzzing about Pope Francis’ recent encyclical, in which he addresses the “ecological crisis” and anthropogenic climate change.
There is a saying that Chautauqua would be nothing without its lake, which is perhaps the heart of the Institution. As biologist Rick Constantino points out, that heart would be nothing without its kidneys.
If mushrooms are the gateway food to vegetarianism, the Bird, Tree & Garden Club might be an enabler.
After spending years lamenting the lack of political action on climate change, Julia Wilson decided to stop complaining and start acting. Wilson, a math professor at SUNY Fredonia, had heard talk about the largest climate change event in history, the People’s Climate March, which was scheduled to take place in New York City on Sept. 23, 2014.
If someone were to read Terence Mosher’s profile on ratemyprofessors.com, that person would probably wish he or she were a
Chautauqua Lake is lucky to live in a region that recognizes its value. According to Dave McCoy, the Chautauqua County Watershed coordinator, Chautauqua County is the only county in the state to use two-thirds of its occupancy tax for tourism and one-third specifically to protect lakes and waterways.