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.
The opening of the largest retail store in northern Warren County draws hundreds of area residents, and public officials as well as shoppers said they were impressed.
In Warren, Essex and Saratoga Counties, locally-grown fatural food direct from the farm is becoming more convenient, accessible, and lower in price.
The largest retail store in the southern Adirondacks — the long awaited price Chopper Supermarket off Northway Exit 23 — opens Sunday May 18.
The internationally renowned celebrity chef and talk-show host works her magic at Lake George High School — and her annual fundraiser for her alma mater is appreciated by the crowd and school officials.
Rachael Ray offers some candid answers to questions posed by Adirondack Journal columnist Kathy Templeton during an appearance at her alma mater, Lake George High School,
The opportunity to hang out with the internationally renowned perky chef and talk show host prompts Rachael Ray's fans to wait for hours to obtain tickets to the local Lake George Rachael Ray Cooking Show.
Vendor being sought for 2014 season
It’s not exactly growing season, but the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market is seeking vendors for this summer.
Voting under way in logo contest
With a time line and financial plan in place, the group working to form the Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op will hold a public reception and information session. The event will be Friday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the PRIDE office on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga.
Top chefs compete for honors
The third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off was a rousing success. The event raised more than $1,226 for local emergency services, reported Shelby Davis, who organized the cook off. That’s $500 more than a year ago.
Nearly 5,000 people assisted in 2013
The Schroon Lake Food Pantry served nearly 5,000 people during 2013. A report prepared by Lenchen Marnell, pantry director, shows 1,962 families, 3,261 adults, 1,350 children and 974 senior citizens received support from the pantry last year.
Senior citizen meal program available
Attendance is down at the Schroon senior citizen nutrition site. The Schroon nutrition site is not unique. Patty Bashaw, director of the Essex County Office for the Aging, told the county board in December fewer seniors are attending the meals served at 14 locations around the county.
Third annual event Feb. 22 at Mountainside
Regardless of the winter weather, there will be plenty of heat in Schroon Lake Feb. 22. That’s when the third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off will be held to benefit the community’s emergency services.
Contest to determine group’s symbol
The committee working to establish a food cooperative store in Ticonderoga is now seeking a logo. The Ticonderoga Natural Foods Coop committee has announced it will hold a contest to select a logo for the yet-to-be-created store.
The Indian Lake Central School Student Council, the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Country Christmas Tour (CCT) Steering Committee kicked off the Operation Decoration community service program on Nov. 19 at the Indian Lake Meal Site.