The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.
For the past six months, a core group of volunteers in the Central Champlain Valley have been tasked with assembling blueprints for sustainable tourism.
Champlain Valley Milling will move to Willsboro this summer, announced the company earlier this week, a decision that ultimately came down to affordability and zoning.
Owing to troubling obesity rates, Essex County is focusing on weight loss and chronic disease prevention as two priority public health projects for this year.
Conventional wisdom says it has been a brutal winter here in the North Country. How has this affected local farmers?
Ward Lumber is hosting a two-part seminar, Meat Bird 101 & 102, for anyone who is interested in raising meat birds.
Essex farmer appears on Fred Dicker show
Essex County reached Capital-area airwaves this morning when Essex-based cattle farmer Sandy Lewis appeared on Fred Dicker’s Talk 1300 radio show to discuss a variety of local issues.
It’s that time of year again! The Town of Jay Community Garden is waking up from a long winter.
This week, Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold NNY Spring Sheep and Goat Week programs in Jay, Canton, Rutland Center and Watertown.
Maple Brook Farm in Reber has been producing maple syrup for generations. As more upstarts move to the region, Maple Brook has been lending out their expertise.
Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold 2015 NNY Spring Beef Week programs across the North Country next week designed to help farmers better understand the supply and demand behind the cattle trade.
A fire broke out Thursday morning in a barn at a Chazy farm.
A event designed to connect food producers to customers drew hundreds seeking to learn more about buying food produced in their neighborhoods.
Hundreds of elected officials and winter sports enthusiasts descended in Lake Placid Sunday to promote tourism in the region.
A Jay operation has landed a top-notch designation that certifies the farm follows the most humane and environmental practices on pasture.