Views from the Valleys | 3 Hikes and Local Food Stops...

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked hikers to avoid high-elevation hikes in the Adirondacks and Catskills. This time of year, melting snow, spring rain, and thawing soil make for trail conditions that can cause long-term...

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Writers, artists and scholars have historically drawn inspiration from the Adirondack mountains, and at camps and retreats across the park, like-minded people have joined together to share ideas and stoke their creative juices.

A Year Later: The Ripple Effect of Emergency Food...

One year ago, during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the prevailing guidance on grocery shopping was to have enough food on hand to stay at home for two weeks. For a growing number of food-insecure households, many also affected by...

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After the Pandemic Flour Craze, Micro-Millers Take Stock

In March and April 2020, as the pandemic crippled our previously reliable food supply chains, many people discovered fresh flour from small, regional mills. I have evangelized about this kind of flour for years, but to have my personal passion...

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174 Acres of Farmland Protected in Town of Saratoga

The land conservation organization Saratoga PLAN has acquired the development rights on 174 acres of farmland in the town of Saratoga owned by the Hanehan Family Dairy, the town of Saratoga's largest dairy farm.

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AHI Announces Launch of Adirondack Food System Network

Adirondack Health Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Adirondack Food System Network, a collaboration of multiple organizations working together as equal partners to better understand system-wide issues, identify gaps and develop...

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April 24 & 25 | Washington County Fiber Tour

The Washington County Annual Fiber Farm Tour is a free event where community members can visit alpaca, sheep, fiber goat & rabbit farms and fiber mills in Washington County, NY. Farms are open both days 10 -4 (unless noted otherwise).

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May-June | Food Truck Fridays at Washington Co Fairgrounds

Starting Friday May 7th, 2021, and continuing every Friday through July 30th, 2021, the Washington County Fairgrounds will be hosting food trucks and music entertainment from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm!

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Tim and Sue McGarry are the stewards of Boquet Valley Farm and Apiary in Wadhams, NY, which is a small farm specializing in honey and eggs. Click the video to learn more about how they keep their bee populations healthy and create amazing honey.
Harvest of the Month: Micro-Greens and Shoots

What is the Difference Between Micro-Greens, Shoots, Sprouts, and Baby Greens? Microgreens, shoots, and sprouts are all immature plants harvested before they reach full maturity. "Shoots" and "micro-greens" are the first growth of young and...

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One more thing...
Let us know, what do you love most about the Adirondack Harvest Festival?

We hope that you're having a great spring! We are in the planning stages of our annual Adirondack Harvest Festival and would love your feedback as we nail down some details. Let us know your thoughts below!

Thank you,

Laurie Davis
518-962-4810 ext.404
What has been your FAVORITE thing about the Adirondack Harvest Festival in the past?
Online virtual tours and stories
Farmers' market/vendors
Seeing farm animals
Live music
Beer tent/brewery
Hike with Champlain Area Trails
Long Table Dinner
Food trucks
Workshops and demonstrations
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