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Adirondack Harvest Festival Week continues to grow

The Champlain Valley Film Society will show the Adirondack Harvest produced video Three Farms at the Masonic Lodge in Essex on the evening of Sept. 15 at 8 p.m.

New this fall is a challenge to area restaurants to serve one meal during the harvest week using as many local ingredients as possible. Several restaurants will be participating, including the Deer's Head Inn in Elizabethtown, Lisa G's in Lake Placid, and the Golf Club in Malone.

Tour schedules may be picked up at farmers markets or printed out from the website www.adirondackharvest.com, which also contains more information about the events.

Valley News region events:
Daily: Adirondack Agricultural Exhibit, Adirondack Historical Society Museum. Sunday 1-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Court St., Elizabethtown. Mention Adirondack Harvest and get two for the price of one.

Sunday, Sept. 9: Tour of the 1812 Homestead, an 1830's pioneer working farm. Special rate, $4 adults, kids 1/2 price. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to 1:00. Rte. 22, Willsboro.

Monday, Sept. 10: Tour of the 1812 Homestead, an 1830's pioneer working farm. Special rate, $4 adults, kids 1/2 price. 10 a.m.-1 p.m, Willsboro.

Monday, Sept. 10: Tour of Champlain Valley Specialty. 2-4 p.m., Keeseville. Tour this facility which slices and vacuum seals NYS Empire apples and carrot chips for the NY school lunch program.

Monday, Sept. 10: Tour of the Cornell E.V. Baker Research Farm. 10 a.m.-noon, Willsboro. Learn about ongoing research including best management practices for perennial forages, tillage and soil health interactions, wine grape variety evaluations, small grain variety trials and season extension using high tunnels and other studies.

Tuesday, Sept. 11: Tour of the Bark Eater Inn, Keene. Horseback riding from noon-4 p.m., tour of the stables at 4 p.m., watch a polo practice at 5 p.m. This is a country inn situated on an old Adirondack farm in a mountain valley. Horseback riding is available at the reduced rate of $15 per person. www.barkeater.com

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