Did you know that the land in front of the FDR Library is active farm land? President Roosevelt used the large hayfield between the Library and Route 9 (the road at the edge of the property) for farming, and he often expressed the hope that the practice would continue after his death. We continue to … Continue reading Farming at the FDR Library
Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: May 1-7
May 6, 1947 "HYDE PARK, Monday—About a month ago, our farmer told us and proved to us that it was highly uneconomical to make butter on a dairy farm; that we could sell our whole milk and make more cash; that the cost of the cream and the time consumed in making butter, even though … Continue reading Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: May 1-7
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