Rice grown in New York State using West African farming traditions

New York’s Ever-Growing Family Farm grew it’s first-ever commercial rice crop using West African farming traditions in 2015. The Ulster Park-based farm is run by the husband and wife team Nfamara Badjie and Dawn Hoyte, who bought a house and six acres in New York State in 2013. Nfamara Badjie is originally from a small Jola tribe village in Gambia, who are renowned in West … Continue reading Rice grown in New York State using West African farming traditions