This October, North Country Food Co-op, along with nearly 1,000 other natural food stores across the U.S. and Canada, are taking part in Non-GMO Month, celebrating the public’s right to choose foods and products that don’t contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
A cluster of barns at the Baker Farm in Willsboro are stuck at the intersection of fiscal responsibility and historic preservation.
While big names like the Chateaugay-based MaCadam have put the North Country on the map when it comes to the dairy biz, three small-scale creameries have sprouted in Essex County within the past half-decade.
New York State Commissioner of Agriculture Richard A. Ball encouraged companies that make food, drink, and other agricultural products in New York on Monday, Sept. 15 to consider exhibiting their products at the Taste NY Harvest Fest at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Countywide farm booster Adirondack Harvest has planned a week of farm tours, outdoor meals and small business engagement
The fourth annual Harvest Bounty Food Swap and Potluck will take place Saturday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
New York State's agriculture, beer and wine industries are thriving. A new state initiative aims to deliver these products directly onto kitchen tables.
Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve and other members of this year’s NYS Wilderness 50th Steering Committee will sponsor a public event in North Creek to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Free and open to the public, the event will be held at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Sept. 10 5 to 630 p.m. No reservations are needed.
On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.
Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses
“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.
The Essex County Fair kicks off on Wednesday, Aug. 13 in Westport. Click for the skinny on event highlights, local breweries and more.
Mountainside Christian Academy announced its honor rolls for the final marking period of the 2013-14 school year:
Wine lovers rejoice and safely take to the roads.
With farmers' markets now proliferating in the southern Adirondacks, it's appropriate to review the market that lead the way and recognize the venue's founder Teresa Whalen and her tole in promoting fresh local, nutritious food for all.