Have You Heard the Buzz About the Power of Produce Club?

Attendees of the June 26th Saranac Lake Farmers' Market likely ran into excited children buzzing around the market like the bumblebee puppets [...]

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Succession Planning: Communicating Your Wishes

Succession planning helps ensure that farmers can retire with their goals met, that productive farmland remains in agriculture, and that new farmers have access to land. For farmland owners, steps include: goal-setting and communicating with family members...

Kilcoyne Farm Seeks to Open Slaughterhouse at Airport...

The project would include space to train meat-cutters, he said. "We're really trying to bring back the skill of meat-cutting, whole animal butchery. A lot of people know how to cut meat, but they don't know how to break down a whole animal.

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How Gleaning Could Reshape the Farm Economy

Each year, farmers like Joe Tisbert of Valley Dream Farm in Cambridge, Vermont, are challenged with finding an outlet for their surplus crop. Surplus crop is defined as the food remaining after a harvest that cannot be sold on the market, or...

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Online Database Launched for North Country Restaurants...

by: Jay Petrequin Posted: / Updated: LEWIS, N.Y. ( NEWS10) - The North Country is looking for local eats, and now there are new tools at their disposal. That's the news out of Adirondack Harvest - a group that encourages sustainable agriculture...

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Little Farmhouse Flowers Launches Composter Project Campaign

Join us and help bring high flow, in-vessel commercial composting equipment to our farm. This project is important to our business, the team here, and the lo...

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The Cook Farm Tour

See our start-up farm in Owls Head, meet our animals, and shop our selection of local food and artisanal goat's milk soaps!

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Warrensburg Blueberry Festival July 23

The second annual Blueberry Festival will be held at the Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers' Market Friday, July 23 from 3-6 p.m. The market is located on River Street in the park...

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Garden Tour: Jane Desotelle's "Plattsburgh Botanical...

Two tour times are available. Please register for either 10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm*** Cost: $25 Join us in Plattsburgh, NY for the Grow and Tell Project's next garden tour of Jane Desotelle's herbal and medicinal "Botanical Sanctuary" garden.

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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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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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Essex Community Suppers

Join us for free, Farm-to-table Essex Community Suppers... take-out style. Sundays 4-5:30pm (1st come/1st served) "FROM HEARTH TO HEART ❀️"

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Picked to Plate Demonstration | Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Join Kevin London for a class dedicated to cooking with fresh herbs- a sure-fire way to make dishes POP with flavor! Kevin is a chef and farmer since 2005 and now resides on a farm with his family in Saratoga Springs.

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Norman Ridge Farmstead

Norman Ridge Farmstead is a family farm located in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, overlooking Whiteface Mountain and the Saranac River Valley. We raise 100% grass fed beef cattle and have a seasonal roadside stand with fresh produce and flowers.

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Harvest of the Month: Blueberries

Blueberries, both wild and cultivated, are native to the Northeast. They belong to the Ericaceae plant family, along with cranberries. They are in season in the Adirondack region from mid-July through September. The United...

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Last month, we asked folks what their favorite seasonal fruit was. Above and beyond strawberries and raspberries took the cake! Strawberries are fading out, but raspberries are just coming in season, and can be found at your favorite farmstand, retail location, or farmers' market!

Mary Godnick
518-962-4810 ext.412

Let us know below...
What is your local must-have for summer picnics?
Locally made cheese
A loaf of fresh bread
A pint of local fruit
Hand-made salami
Locally brewed beer
All of the above!
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