Farmers' Markets OPEN for 2020 | Info & New Protocols

A favorite summertime activity for many of us is wandering through our local farmers' markets, browsing what is in season and handmade goods from regional producers. They are a great place to see your neighbors, support local businesses, and...

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Where to Spend SNAP & FMNP in Essex County

An updated Calendar of weekly farmers’ markets and retail shops that sell local food and accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP),,,

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Making the Case for Local Meat

The Food Supply Chain System is Vulnerable America's meatpacking plants endure some of the highest rates of workplace injury of any U.S. job sector. COVID 19 has introduced yet another occupational hazard. These crowded facilities have become...

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Seed Surge, Demystified

Almost 10 weeks ago, seed purveyor Rejoice Blackwood says, something startling happened. During a time when sales typically flatline, they started to rise. "On March 11, sales surpassed any daily record we had ever had. Ever, in the history of...

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ADK Purveyors - A Subscription Box Service, Done Right

"We're here to do things the way they're supposed to be done." David Hughes and I had been talking for a while about his new business, ADK Purveyors. He was giving me the history of how he ended up with a subscription box service that specializes ...

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As Food Supply Chain Breaks Down, Farm-To-Door CSAs Take Off

subscribe to Coronavirus Daily podcast Images of some American farmers dumping milk, plowing under crops and tossing perishables amid sagging demand and falling prices during the deadly coronavirus pandemic has made for dramatic TV. But it's not...

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Martins Lumber

We are a 120-acre family-owned tree farm offering woodcrafts and custom lumber along with an interest in growing mushrooms.

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Braised Spring Vegetables

Asparagus and radishes are now in season! Did you know? Radishes aren't just for eating raw. Pick up a bundle and experiment with braising them with other spring veggies.

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Our Renewed Commitment Toward Equity

Safety, respect, fresh air, fresh food...basic liberties many people do not enjoy due to intolerable racism and injustice. By facing this painful reality, may we turn as one toward a brighter future.

We would like to take a moment to invite all members of our community to join our collective efforts with Cornell Cooperative Extension in critical self-reflection, courageous conversations, and bold actions.

Thank you,

Laurie Davis
518-962-4810 ext.404
This bulletin is distributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County in support of 
youth, families and the agricultural community of Essex County. 
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