Food & Recipes


Farmers Market in a new location

The North Creek Farmers Market (NCFM) officials are excited to be partnering with the Adirondack Tri-County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center to offer its locally produced foods and goodies in a more convenient location.

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Barkeater Chocolates opens factory store

It’s been a long time coming. After celebrating their fifth anniversary as the Adirondacks’ gourmet chocolate confections company, Barkeater Chocolates has changed their location and opened a small factory store to complement their web store.

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Strawberry Festival slated in Crown Point

Annual event June 30

The ninth annual Crown Point Strawberry Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever. The event, sponsored by the First Congregational Church, will be held in the town park Sunday, June 30, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Taste of Home event held in Ticonderoga

More than great food was cooking at the area’s first-ever Taste of Home Cooking School sponsored by the Valley News June 1 at the EMA in Ticonderoga.

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Ticonderoga to hold summer youth program

Registration night June 24

Ticonderoga will have a youth recreation program this summer. The program, which served about 200 children each year, was victim of budget cuts a year ago. The 2013 program will be self-sufficient, according to Dave Iuliano, Ti trustee. It will not cost local taxpayers.

Crab Shack to open in Crown Point

Ribbon cutting June 5

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 5, at 4:30 p.m. as part of The Crab Shack grand opening celebration.

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Pasta fundraiser to benefit Outing Club

The Lake Placid Outing Club is hosting its annual Pasta Dinner Fund Raiser and Summer Trip Planning Meeting on Thursday, May 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lake Placid Elementary School cafeteria.

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In Lake George, Rachael Ray talks of her Hometown, her charities

Television sensation Rachael Ray talks about her hometown and her life during an interview in Lake George conducted for the Adirondack Journal by a top Warrensburg High School student.

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Farm-fresh to be distributed in Warren Co. through CSA program

Fresh, non-GMO, pesticide-free locally grown food is now available at new distribution points in Warren County — including North Creek, Warrensburg and Glens Falls — through the Farm Share program.

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Ticonderoga food co-op discussion progressing

Mission statement adopted

A group working to create a community food co-op in Ticonderoga has adopted a mission statement and plans to formalize committees. The group will meet again Monday, April 29, at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Gallery on Montcalm Street. Meetings are open to all interested people.

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North River Hobby Farm offers ‘haycations’ in restored camp

The North River Hobby Farm will reopen in May for its second season, offering picnic foods, flowers, honey, local produce and Saturday night “farm to table” dinner buffets.

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Dudley names new food service director

Camp kitchen to focus on local foods

Dan Stromberg recently joined the staff in the new position.

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Rachael Ray show in Lake George — tickets on sale this Saturday

Every year. celebrity chef Rachael Ray — Lake George High School's most famous alumnus — returns to her alma mater to meet and greet her hometown fans, and tickets for her 2013 appearance are going on sale this Saturday.

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Bands & Beans fest will ‘rock the house’ Sunday in Lake George

Wall-to-wall people intent on partying, gourmet hearty food, bands on two stages — It's northern New York's "mother of all parties" — the Bands 'N Beans benefit for the Lake George Arts Project!

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Meet local farmers at this year’s Food from the Farm

Farm to Table will be held on Saturday, March 2 at the Plattsburgh City Gym.