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Adirondack Harvest preps weeklong food and farm festival

Countywide farm booster Adirondack Harvest has planned a week of farm tours, outdoor meals and small business engagement

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Taste NY brings North Country flavor to rest of state

New York State's agriculture, beer and wine industries are thriving. A new state initiative aims to deliver these products directly onto kitchen tables.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

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.

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Everything you need to know about the Essex County Fair

The Essex County Fair kicks off on Wednesday, Aug. 13 in Westport. Click for the skinny on event highlights, local breweries and more.

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Farm lands premier certification

The herd of dairy cows at the 112-acre North Country Creamery is now certified as Animal Welfare Approved.

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The Mushroom Forager leads hike to find delectable or deadly mushrooms

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will host a three-part mushroom identification workshop titled “Three Views of Black Kettle Trail” led by Ari Rockland-Miller, co-founder of The Mushroom Forager.

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From Edinburgh, with Love

A new fencepost-driving machine from Scotland has the potential to revolutionize local agriculture, says a local farmer.

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WCA gets greenlight for booze

The Whallonsburgh Grange will now serve alcohol after the Essex Town Board gave them their blessings on Thursday, June 26.

Honeybee Fund announces 2014 grant recipients throughout Adirondack region

The Honeybee Community Fund has awarded annual grants to the following 28 people, businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in Essex County.

Lake Placid kids win Envirothon

On May 8, 2014, the North Adirondack Regional Envirothon (NARE) was held at Paul Smith’s College, with the team from Lake Placid Central School taking first place against Elizabethtown/Lewis and Westport schools representing Essex County.

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Where you can find local produce this summer

With small agriculture and local produce markets flourishing throughout the North Country, Adirondack Harvest has announced the location of region farmer’s markets for the 2014 season.

Good planting weather | Elizabethtown Column

Now that we are finally having some good planting weather, there is still space in the Elizabethtown Community Garden located behind the Hale House near the Senior Housing residence.

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Essex cattle farm offers job hopefuls Grade-A status — if they survive the chopping block

Despite the wealth of factors in favor of the Lewis Family Farm, owner Sandy Lewis is frustrated at the one commodity that has slipped through his grasp.

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Local teen runs his own maple sugaring enterprise

Nick Perrone, 18, is one of few young maple entrepreneurs in NYS

Since he was a child, Nick Perrone was fascinated with maple sugar production and raising Christmas trees. Now, only 18, this high school senior is developing a formidable business out of these activities.

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