The new owners of a former Essex storage facility aim to repurpose the rural structure into a processing facility designed to strengthen regional food circuits.
A group that is devoted to promoting sustainable agriculture and healthy food for all is inviting the public to their annual meeting.
The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will be assisting agricultural landowners with completion of Soil Group worksheets for agricultural exemption.
The HiBar Ranch in Saranac Lake has applied for inclusion in the county’s agricultural district, a measure that will provide protection as they continue to grow their organic farming operation.
The Whallonsburg Grange’s kitchen, say local entrepreneurs, provides a welcome incubator for their fledging operations.
On Friday, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced the creation of a $500 million initiative that aims to deliver high speed broadband access to every state resident by 2019.
Lakes to Locks Passage plans mobile app, audio tours will bring history to life.
A regional food hub, increased legislative measures to grow the farm-to-table biz and public outreach are just some of next year's goals for the Champlain Valley's agricultural community.
Produce from a local farm is being used as a trial balloon for a possible farm-to-school program at Westport Central.
For the past 80 years, agriculture has been virtually dormant in the southern Adirondacks. Recently, with the interest in building a sustainable economy and consuming fresh local high-quality foods, farming in the area has re-emerged. Making a living in agriculture here, however, has been a formidable challenge — and ideas are now being shared on how to do it.
Agriculture and its potential renaissance in Warren County is the topic of a public meeting with interactive discussion set for 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the Warrensburg Town Hall. Area Economic Development czar Ed Bartholomew is to be participating in the event.
Four towns in the Central Champlain Valley have started working together to create a roadmap for sustainable tourism.
Aaron Woolf says strengthening regional food systems and growing infrastructure are the best ways to boost the district's agricultural industry.
Garlic, a cultural phenomenon for about 7,000 years, will be celebrated at the Friday Oct. 10 edition of the Warrensburg Farmers’ Market.
The 4th Annual Octoberfest Half Marathon and 10K will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9 a.m.