Word of Mouth: Windham, New York

A Scandinavian influenced hotel, New York's tallest waterfall and others stops make this town more than a ski destination

Nestled in the Catskill Mountains two-and-a-half hours outside of NYC lies Windham, a quaint town where, as the locals have it, the legend of Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle is said to have taken place. With 285 acres spanning 54 ski trails and six terrain parks, Windham’s allure often stems from its winter sports offerings, but the scenic destination rewards those looking for outdoor adventures …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Eyes as an indicator of age, a dreamy newsletter for cabin lovers, a future for difficult-to-recycle plastics and more

Black Farmers Rebuild West Virginia’s Farming Economy As reported in the 2017 Census of Agriculture, there are two million farms in the US but only 35,470 of them are Black-owned. In West Virginia, military veteran and farmer Jason Tartt is trying to change that. Having grown up in the state, Tartt recollects how Black people from his community used to always have a hand in …

Field Mag Debuts Dreamy “Cabins Etc” Newsletter

The outdoor aficionados at Field Mag have debuted an inspiring, informative bi-weekly newsletter dubbed Cabins Etc, featuring exclusive content to subscribers (for $5 per month to support the independent publication or for free). The first installment, a dreamy deep-dive into the history and cultural cache of A-frames, went out last week; future stories will also appease an audience of “cabin lovers, dreamers, owners and obsessives.” …