NEW Free Local Food Guide Activity Book!

This year, we expanded our local food guide to include the entire Adirondack region and made it an activity book for kids and adults alike. You can find this free educational booklet at Adirondack Harvest member locations around the Park.

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Farmland transition support helps achieve three difficult goals at once: Help current farmers plan for ways to keep their land in agricultural use when they are no longer farming; sets up retiring farmers for optimal financial benefit...

On the Farm: Nettle Meadow Farm

We got involved in farming and bought Nettle Meadow as a bit of a mid-life major change in direction. We had both worked in the legal field for several years and did not find it fulfilling. We made cheese as a hobby and saw an ad for the farm in...

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Mobile Farmers Market Kicks Off 2021 Season

The Mobile Farmers Market has returned for the 2021 season, with community-based stops set across Franklin and Clinton counties. A program of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) and the Heart Network, the Mobile Market provides...

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Queer Farmers Are Changing the Landscape

Get to know the businesses rethinking queer hospitality and community for a new generation. When Lee Hennessy talks about farming, he talks about choosing happiness. For years he had been living in LA, working in media and Hollywood and...

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Seasonal Ingredients Inspire Fresher Baked Goods

If you're a regular customer at the Saratoga Farmers' Market, you will likely recognize vendor Marcie Place standing behind her tables of neatly packaged white bakery boxes sporting mouthwatering labels like "Vanilla Ricotta Tea Biscuits" and...

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Lynch School Graduate Crafts Artisan Cheese in the Adks

Lynch School alum Casey Galligan got her first taste of the agrarian life while studying abroad in Spain, where she returned to teach after graduation. She went on to volunteer for the Peace Corps in Panama and make cheese in France and...

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Free Weekly Kids Program at Farmers' Markets

Weekly from June 23- Sept 8 | CCE-Essex will be hosting the Power of Produce of Club geared towards children ages 4 to 10 at the Lake Placid and Saranac Lake farmers' markets. No registration is required. Children will...

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Picked-to-Plate: Dumpling Basics with Sookyung Lee

July 6 at 11am at Pitney Meadow Community Farm | Sookyung hopes to share the tips and tricks she has learned over the years and introduce the exciting flavors of Asian cuisine to those who are not familiar with it.

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Echo Farm Picnic Series

Wednesdays from 4PM - 7PM, June, July, Aug | Join us on the farm this summer for our weekly picnics! Grab a basket of farm-fresh food and local brews, then pick out the perfect spot to sit back and enjoy the sunshine.

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Adirondack Artisan Festival at The Adirondack Experience

July 24, 10am-4pm | Featuring artisans and makers from throughout the region, you can find paintings, furniture, specialty foods, sculptures, clothing, stained glass, and more....

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Weaving Workshop with Carrie Hill | Adirondack Experience

July 4, 10am-1pm | Carrie Hill is a Haudenosaunee women from Akwesasne Mohawk Territory and owner of Chill Baskets. In 2014, Carrie left her position at the Mohawk School in Hogansburg, New York to pursue basket making full time. The tradition of...

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Ledge Hill Brewing Company | Westport, NY
Ledge Hill Brewing Company is a New York Farm Brewery serving locally crafted, hop-forward ales, and crisp, delicious lagers. Visit their tasting room housed in a historic creamery in Westport, NY for beer to go or to enjoy on-site.
June Harvest of the Month | National Dairy Month

Locally crafted dairy products offer a true taste of the Adirondacks. Dairy cows, goats and sheep (and their farmers and cheesemakers) transform lush Adirondack pastures surrounded by wilderness into something special. When you buy local dairy...

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We hope that you're enjoying the summer abundance during the longest days of the year! There has been significant damage to trees in the Adirondack region due to Gypsy Moth Caterpillars this year. You may find this info helpful if you're seeing them in your yard.

Be well!

Mary Godnick
518-962-4810 ext.412

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