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Adirondack Harvest to hold annual meeting Jan.29

A group that is devoted to promoting sustainable agriculture and healthy food for all is inviting the public to their annual meeting.

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Cornell to hold Small Livestock Farmer workshop

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.

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Lieutenant Gov. reveals $500m statewide broadband initiative in Lake Placid

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.

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Lakes to Locks Passage prep mobile apps, audio tours for 2015

Lakes to Locks Passage plans mobile app, audio tours will bring history to life.

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Branding produce, collaboration, food processors envisioned to boost farming in Adks.

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.

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Agriculture’s potential in Warren County to be topic of Warrensburg session

Agriculture and its potential renaissance in Warren County is the topic of a public meeting with interactive discussion set for 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the Warrensburg Town Hall. Area Economic Development czar Ed Bartholomew is to be participating in the event.

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NY21: Walking between the rows with Aaron Woolf

Aaron Woolf says strengthening regional food systems and growing infrastructure are the best ways to boost the district's agricultural industry.

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Essex County Cheese Tour to highlight three small-scale local creameries

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.

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Local food producer? NYS wants you

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.

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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.

Wilderness 50th anniversary celebration at Tannery Pond

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve and other members of this year’s NYS Wilderness 50th Steering Committee will sponsor a public event in North Creek to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Free and open to the public, the event will be held at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Sept. 10 5 to 630 p.m. No reservations are needed.

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Local farm gears up for fall activities

It’s about that time at It’s About Thyme Farm in Olmstedville.

Energy efficiency needs to be addressed

On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.

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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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Warrensburgh Farmers’ Market is spurring development of small local farms

With farmers' markets now proliferating in the southern Adirondacks, it's appropriate to review the market that lead the way and recognize the venue's founder Teresa Whalen and her tole in promoting fresh local, nutritious food for all.

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