2002-07-17 / Front Page
Farm Board Begins First Of Monthly Meetings
Proponents of agricultural districts make their case to lawmakers
"We are always afraid of losing it," said Betsy Ryder of her 1795 family-run farm in Brewster. When she tells the story of how her great-great-great-great-great-grandfather Eleazer first took up residence and started farming on this land, she cannot help but choke back tears.