A Jay operation has landed a top-notch designation that certifies the farm follows the most humane and environmental practices on pasture.
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 Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a regional training workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small livestock farmers reduce and manage the parasites that affect pastured sheep and goats from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will be assisting agricultural landowners with completion of Soil Group worksheets for agricultural exemption.
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.
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.
Aaron Woolf says strengthening regional food systems and growing infrastructure are the best ways to boost the district's agricultural industry.
While big names like the Chateaugay-based MaCadam have put the North Country on the map when it comes to the dairy biz, three small-scale creameries have sprouted in Essex County within the past half-decade.
New York State Commissioner of Agriculture Richard A. Ball encouraged companies that make food, drink, and other agricultural products in New York on Monday, Sept. 15 to consider exhibiting their products at the Taste NY Harvest Fest at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Countywide farm booster Adirondack Harvest has planned a week of farm tours, outdoor meals and small business engagement
New York State's agriculture, beer and wine industries are thriving. A new state initiative aims to deliver these products directly onto kitchen tables.