Love Local this Valentine's Day | Online Shopping Directory

If you would like to make a gesture of love for your partner, family, or friends this Valentine’s Day, Love Local! See a list of Adirondack Harvest businesses below that have online stores. Photo: Mossbrook Roots Farm and Florist by Sam Cecil.

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By Tim Rowland | A grape is a fickle thing. It wants the right soil, the right climate, the right orientation to the sun - so when Erwin Kalmar and his wife Norliah Asma-Kalmar found all the necessary ingredients a dozen years ago in the Town of...

CCE Receives Funding for Local Food Promotion

Essex County Cornell Cooperative Extension just got $385,000 to utilize and promote local food sources. The grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is part of the Local Food Promotion Program. Photo: Juniper Hill Farm by Sam Cecil.

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Parry's Indoor Winter Farmers Market in Hamilton, NY...

Parry's General Store in Hamilton offers some of the sunshine of the summertime with their Indoor Winter Farmers Market, running the first and third Saturday of each month straight though until spring. "I really like that they do this,"...

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How Lansingburgh Move Affects Troy Farmers Market

When COVID-19 hit, it became clear to the board of directors for Troy Waterfront Farmers Market that the usual downtown festival vibe would need to be put on hold to follow safety directives. In the warmer summer months, the market was able to...

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Register for the Virtual Food Justice Summit

How do we create a fair food system? How do we build an equitable future for the North Country? And how do we move our region toward stronger and more accessible, inclusive, nutritious, and just systems for everyone?

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Online Discussion: The Tangled Web of Food Systems

The Winter 2021 Lyceum theme is Entangled Stories, with five lectures focusing on connections in nature, art, history, culture, and human life. Food systems should ensure food security and improved nutrition, and they can achieve other important...

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Located in the former home of The Good Bite Kitchen lunch counter on Main Street in Lake Placid, our retail store offers a wide variety of handmade kitchen and home goods items perfect for a gift or to add to your own collection!
Harvest of the Month: Winter Squash

Winter squash is a group of several species of annual fruit in the genus Cucurbita, including the popular butternut, acorn, delicata, and spaghetti squash. What we call "pumpkins" are also winter squash. Photo, Full and By Farm, by Ben Stechschulte.

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Could you help us out?

The most recent strategy strategic plan for agriculture in Essex County was written in 1997. We want to hear from YOU while we work with stakeholders to map out a modern vision for agriculture in the region.

Please take a moment to help inform the strategic planning process for Essex County's farming and food system work. The surveys are tailored for three different Essex County audiences, click below to complete the survey that best fits you:

Thank you,

Laurie Davis
518-962-4810 ext.404
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