A dinner was held at Ali-Jacks restaurant at the Magic Pines Campground Sept. 13 to thank volunteers for helping with Barbara and Mike Marty's personal property.
Four North Country farms, two in Clinton County, have been chosen by Cabot Creamery to host Open Farms Sunday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “These are not fancy farm tours with rides and an admission fee. Just a free neighborly welcome event,” read a Cabot Creamery press release. “You might even be asked to help with farm chores. You’ll meet the family, the critters and like-minded neighbors and you’ll certainly want to sample some cheddar.”
Northern New York is getting on the Juneberry super fruit bandwagon. With funding from the farmer-led Northern New York Agricultural Development Program, one of the largest Juneberry research nurseries will be established at the Cornell Willsboro Research Farm in Willsboro.
Ward Lumber is hosting a Hog Harvest Seminar for anyone who is interested in learning to harvest their own swine.
Parker Family Maple Farm will host an open house for maple producers large and small as well as open up the farm for retail customers to visit and watch how maple syrup is made.
Thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen, 41 malnourished horses have been seized and their owner, Shelley Wing of Essex, has been charged with 41 counts of failing to provide sustenance for them.
Thirteen vendors from around the region offered visitors to the Adirondack History Center Museum’s Taste of Local event Sept. 14.
With support from the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program, a series of workshops will take place this September and October to highlight research on sap yields from utilizing different spouts and droplines.
Discerning diners have enjoyed the top-quality cage-free turkeys of Whitefield's Farm for years. Now, after obtaining a processing license from the state, Don and Michelle Whitefield can sell their whole turkeys as well as processed poultry products to restaurants and through retail outlets.
Adirondack Harvest, the community-based farm and local food development and promotion program, is celebrating the fall harvest season with several food events in Essex County.
Paul Smith’s College will continue to allow students to hunt on college owned land.
“There’s nothing in the SAFE Act that prevents a college from allowing a student to store a firearm on a campus,” said Phil Fiacco, Director of Campus Safety at Paul Smith’s.
The Taste of Local Food Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, running from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Along with the festival, there will be an Apple Dessert Contest, with entries accepted at the museum before 11 a.m.
Anyone who is applying for the myriad of funding opportunities through the agencies and departments of the state of New York State is busily completing the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) through the North Country Regional Economic Development Council.
Equipment used to hold youth horse shows during the Essex County Fair has come up missing three weeks after the annual festival.
Did you notice the new stile in town?