All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.
It is too easy to dismiss the arguments of the tea party members as simplistic fear of one-world socialist government orchestrated through the United Nations, as some opponents to Washington County tea party resolutions seem to think, according to news reports.
A century ago, family farms were common throughout the Adirondacks, providing local food to area residents — but industrialized farming took its place in the mid-1900s. But now, after a 70-year absence, small farms in the Adirondacks are on the rebound. One milestone in this trend is that fresh, naturally-grown vegetables, meat, eggs and yogurt — all produced locally in the Adirondacks — will be available this summer in Warrensburg as well as North Creek and Glens Falls due to a new Farm Share program.
Students from the Wadleigh Secondary School and Frederick Douglass Academy II in Harlem spent three days with students from Willsboro Central School, part of a College For Every Student (CFES) exchange program between the two districts.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and citizens of the southern Adirondacks region struck a harmonious chord this week as the Senator expressed support for a pending federal farm bill that would improve citizens' access to fresh local foods while boosting small family farm operations.
For some people, baseball and other sports are not just a way of life but a reason to live. The SUNY Plattsburgh baseball team will be combining its love of the game with the conviction to save lives in honor of former team member Brian Mehan. The baseball team will host ‘Brian Mehan Be The Match Day‘ on Tuesday, April 30. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the team will be collecting swabs for bone marrow matching in the Cardinal Lounge and before the game there will also be a swabbing station set up at the Lefty Wilson Field on Bailey Ave from 6 to 7:30 p.m. before the team plays SUNY Canton that evening.
“We want to blast boredom from our children and give them outlets to learn on their own terms in a creative and fun way,” said Imaginarium President Jennifer Meschinelli. “So, we ask our community to help us on this mission to blast boredom.”
Essex County Lawmakers have come up with a compromise when it comes to the matter of when “closing time” will be here. Members of the Public Safety Committee voted April 8 to turn back the clock on the time bars and restaurants can serve alcohol — from 4 a.m. until 3 a.m. Last month, the committee tabled a resolution that would have moved last call up to 2 a.m.
The Northern New York Maple Project continues at the Paul Smith's College VIC with maple sap collecting and boiling in the sugarhouse through Monday, April 8.
With a mission to boost the area economy and promote sustainable practices, various regional organizations are collaborating in a project to prompt hoteliers and innkeepers to feature locally-grown agricultural products.
Family fun at Winter Warm-Up
While plans for the 165th annual Essex County Fair are well into the works, the fate of future fairs may be up to the Essex County budget committee.
Camp kitchen to focus on local foods
Dan Stromberg recently joined the staff in the new position.
Every year as the days get a little longer, rural folks get the urge to browse through seed catalogs, visit their local garden centre and start planning for their vegetable gardens.
Farm to Table will be held on Saturday, March 2 at the Plattsburgh City Gym.