The Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm will host a spring barn dance, their eighth, next weekend. Participants say it’s a great way to strengthen ties in the farming community.
A trio of local farms are pumped after receiving news that they’ve landed some $90,000 in state funds to support the growth of new farmers.
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.
In collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities, Dr. Milton Sernett will present his program, “From Muscles to Motors on the Farm: Henry Ford and the Great American Tractor Wars, 1910-1930,” Friday, May 15, in the downstairs program room at the Hancock House, at 7 p.m.
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.
As the North Country struggles to slough off the rough edges of winter, volunteers across the region are giving local green thumbs a heady dose of intellectual fertilizer.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.