Finding a Wild Life in the Adirondacks | Interview with...

Jordan and Sarah Sauter moved to the Adirondacks several years ago, chasing a home that felt right for their growing family. Jordan is a professional chef by trade and has worked in a variety of roles in high-end restaurants. Now, Jordan is...

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Plattsburgh Farmers Market Returns in New Location

The Plattsburgh Crafters and Farmers Market will be back this weekend but in a new location. Some of the 40-plus vendors spent Friday getting their booths ready. Farmers and Crafters Market president Julie Baughn says...

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Mountain Weavers Farm Store Offering Pickup, Delivery of Groceries

After a year of COVID-related fits and starts, the Mountain Weavers’ Farm Store is back in business with home delivery of healthy, locally produced groceries on Thursdays, curbside pickup on Fridays, and plans to return to regular store hours in May.

Grow, Eat, Compost, Repeat! | Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week is May 2-8 AdkAction's Compost for Good project is joining environmental and recycling businesses, organizations, community groups and individuals around the globe in celebrating International Compost...

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Micro Grants Boost Farms' Sustainability Efforts

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, the Adirondack Park's largest environmental organization awarded 21 micro-grants totaling $29,601 to local farmers and value-added food producers, in an effort to build a climate-friendly local economy in the...

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Food Waste Composting Program Announced in Albany

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced Monday a new food waste composting program in the city. The program allows for several voluntary resources to help keep food waste out of the Rapp Road Landfill.

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Rhubarb Festival at the Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers...

The annual Rhubarb Festival at the Warrensburgh Farmers Market is scheduled for June 4. Stay tuned for more info!

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Hands-On Cheesemaking Class | July 17 9am-4pm

Come and learn to make Chevre, Aged Chevre, Valencay, and Crottin the traditional way at the Adirondack Folk School. We will learn to make our own cultures rather than using laboratory produced cultures and will even...

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Small Town Cultures | Keene, NY
Small Town Cultures is a fermented foods company based in Keene, NY. Owner Cori Deans utilizes local vegetables, natural processes, and glass packaging with her unique ferments.
May Harvest of the Month | Asparagus

What is Asparagus? Garden asparagus, asparagus officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant. It belongs to the Asparagus genus, along with other perennial bushes and plants. Asparagus is dioecious, meaning some plants have flowers with a stamen...

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Save the Date! 2021 Adirondack Harvest Festival

Due to the ongoing and unpredictable COVID-19 pandemic, we are eager to welcome the community back to an in-person event, but it will be much more spread out across the region.

Farms, local food and ag businesses, and community organizations will be hosting tours and events during the whole week. Many more details to come.

Monday, Sept 13 - Sunday, Sept 19

Mary Godnick
518-962-4810 ext.412

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