All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.
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.
“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.
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.
The following is a summary of the activities of the Essex County Sheriff's Office for the month of December:
Imagine this: You’re a 16-year-old high school student scraping by with a C average.
With the smell of barbecue in the air, fall off the bone smokey ribs on your plate and the smooth bass and drums pumping in your ears: it’s a melody for the senses. This is Wednesday night at Delta Blue. The Delta Blue, 2520 Main Street, was born from a style straight from the Mississipi Delta. It has brought some “Southern Hospitality” to the Adirondacks and hosts one of the only year-round venues for music in Lake Placid.
The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will be assisting agricultural landowners with completion of Soil Group worksheets for agricultural exemption.
You can’t walk in to a store this time of year and not be bombarded with bright colors, large signs, and displays that impact your purchasing decisions.
Elizabethtown-Lewis, Willsboro, Keene