It’s been a long time coming. After celebrating their fifth anniversary as the Adirondacks’ gourmet chocolate confections company, Barkeater Chocolates has changed their location and opened a small factory store to complement their web store.
Annual event June 30
The ninth annual Crown Point Strawberry Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever. The event, sponsored by the First Congregational Church, will be held in the town park Sunday, June 30, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
More than great food was cooking at the area’s first-ever Taste of Home Cooking School sponsored by the Valley News June 1 at the EMA in Ticonderoga.
Registration night June 24
Ticonderoga will have a youth recreation program this summer. The program, which served about 200 children each year, was victim of budget cuts a year ago. The 2013 program will be self-sufficient, according to Dave Iuliano, Ti trustee. It will not cost local taxpayers.
Fresh, non-GMO, pesticide-free locally grown food is now available at new distribution points in Warren County — including North Creek, Warrensburg and Glens Falls — through the Farm Share program.
Mission statement adopted
A group working to create a community food co-op in Ticonderoga has adopted a mission statement and plans to formalize committees. The group will meet again Monday, April 29, at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Gallery on Montcalm Street. Meetings are open to all interested people.
The North River Hobby Farm will reopen in May for its second season, offering picnic foods, flowers, honey, local produce and Saturday night “farm to table” dinner buffets.
The North Creek Depot Museum is putting the finishing touches on its first 2013 fundraiser, a new North Country Cookbook.
Every year. celebrity chef Rachael Ray — Lake George High School's most famous alumnus — returns to her alma mater to meet and greet her hometown fans, and tickets for her 2013 appearance are going on sale this Saturday.
Wall-to-wall people intent on partying, gourmet hearty food, bands on two stages — It's northern New York's "mother of all parties" — the Bands 'N Beans benefit for the Lake George Arts Project!
Study shows potential for store
A natural food co-op in Ticonderoga could be successful. That’s the result of a study conducted by a Minnesota consultant.
With a total of 30 pounds of food harvested from the Long Lake Central School Corner Garden in the 2012 growing season, 20 pounds were donated to the local Long Lake food pantry and the remaining hearty 10 pounds were consumed by students.
The day was beautiful, the music was great, the food was excellent, and the company was terrific.
The 3rd Annual Farmers’ Market Brunch will be held Sunday, Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gore Mountain.
For years, Chestertown has endured a row of empty storefronts downtown. but the past two Wednesdays, downtown has been more lively, since the launch of the Chestertown Farmers' Market. Some venders at the weekly venue even reported selling out of their inventory — potential downtown commercial enterprises take note!