Adirondack Region Farmers Adapt Quickly to the New Normal

By Tim Rowland | When Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the executive order in March that shut down state commerce, Katie and Brandon Donahue, owners of Donahue's Livestock Farm in North Bangor, had 30 sizable orders of top-shelf, hormone- and...

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Survey Results: Local Food & COVID-19 - Adirondack Harvest

Survey results time! First of all, THANK YOU to everyone who took the survey and who shared it! One thing is sure: all of us have learned that the world can change overnight. So far, supply chains within the global food system have not been...

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NOW LIVE: Online Market & Home Deliveries

The Hub is thrilled to announce the launch of our on-line ordering platform and Mobile Market delivery! We’re working hard to offer North Country residents a one-stop-(on-line)-shop for the best local food and products available, with home delivery..

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Pandemic Sends Consumers to Farms, Local Butchers...

ARGYLE - When it comes to raising, processing and selling beef and pork in a pandemic, Capital Region farmers and processors are finding out that smaller may be better. "We've had hundreds and hundreds of new customers," said Adam Tripp of Locust ...

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A Boom Time for the Bean Industry

“No one ever cares about beans at all,” said Steve Sando, who runs the heirloom bean supplier Rancho Gordo in the Napa Valley. “It’s just shocking. I used to be the loneliest man at the farmer’s market.”

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Murray's Fools Distilling Co.

Murray’s Fools Distilling Company is a fully licensed farm distillery producing small-batch craft spirits to be enjoyed by those who value nature's quiet moments and freedom of self. The company was founded in 2015 by Sarah and Randall Beach.

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Polenta, Greens and Eggs | Willow Vale Farm

Jesica Clark is a farmer and willow basket maker in the Hudson Valley. From her farm, Willow Vale, she shares an easy, comforting seasonal recipe: Polenta with Sautéed Greens and Eggs. You can make it at home too with fresh spring greens...

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As the weather starts to warm up, we hope that you're able to safely spend some time outside with your family. We want to extend a huge thank-you to all of our region's farmers and food producers for their tireless essential work, now, and always.

Laurie Davis
518-962-4810 ext.404
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