Take a Virtual Tour! Meet the Makers

Meet some of the talented makers and growers in the Champlain Valley. Join us on a virtual tour of several Adirondack Harvest farms and businesses in Essex County. Browse photos, watch videos, and visit the portrait gallery...

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Churning up Gold in the Adirondacks

By Kelsie Meehan- Making Gold Bar butter is a two-day process that begins early on Saturday mornings. The morning begins with a dawn drive to Au Sable Forks to use the creamery space at Asgaard Farm. Asgaard has been a business incubator for Gold...

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Are you Interested in a Fair Food Pricing Program?

If you live in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, or Hamilton County, NY, you may qualify for AdkAction's new "Fair Food Pricing" program. If you qualify, you can receive food from local farms delivered to your door at 30% off regular prices. If you are...

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New Research May Help Revive NY's Fall Berry Industry

At the Berry Patch farm in Stephentown, New York, big, ripe blueberries are waiting to be picked. The farm is experiencing one of its best seasons to date, thanks to better management of fall infestations of spotted wing...

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Welcome to Your New Farmstand Bar

SARANAC LAKE - The new location of Hex & Hop Brewing, on Broadway in Saranac Lake, looks less like a taproom than a speakeasy. A tiny brick storefront with a crimson door in a former pickle shop, Saranac Lake's latest bar is the opposite of the...

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Farmers Markets: An Alternative to a Food System in Flux

In March, when Governor Cuomo signed the 'New York State on PAUSE' executive order, which mandated that all non-essential businesses in New York State had to close, farmer's markets were exempted as essential retail businesses and, as such,...

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A Sanctuary in More Ways Than One: Woman Learns Her...

VERMONTVILLE - A small slate sign by the dirt driveway reads "Sanctuary Farm," a fitting name for the tiny farm that Denise Griffin works when she's not working full-time at the hospital.

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Hickory Ledge Farm

Our farm is located in Crown Point, NY on 14.2 acres of land that has been in the family since 1792. We sell meat, eggs and fresh vegetables.

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Summery Fresh Tomato Soup

The perfect chilly-weather solution to tomato abundance this time of year when most farms and gardens in the region meet the first inevitable frost. You can get all of the ingredients at the farmers' market and dinner is done!

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Thank you for going FREE RANGE with us this year!

We are blown away by the support we've had for our "Free Range" Adirondack Harvest Festival this year. We were so glad to celebrate and support all that our region has to offer in a safe, spaced-out way this weekend. If you weren't able to join us, make sure to check out the online farm and business tours, videos and portrait gallery.

Thank you,

Laurie Davis
518-962-4810 ext.404
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