DIY Projects Keep ADK Saws Humming

There are two types of home improvement projects: DIY and LSEDI, or Let Someone Else Do It. For those who make a market in Adirondack forestry products, both of these camps have kept business stable during the novel coronavirus...

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Power of Produce Club for Kids Now ONLINE

We are very excited to announce that we'll be running a virtual Power of Produce Club this summer! The program will run for 8 weeks beginning on July 6th. There will be different activities each week...

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Adirondack Farmers Markets Open, With Some Changes...

By Sierra McGivney Vendors stand in rows six feet apart as shoppers wearing masks walk in one-way aisles, buying produce while enjoying the fresh mountain air. While farmers markets are opening for the summer season across the region, they look...

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EVENT: Uprooting Racism in the Food System w/ Soul Fire Farm

The Uprooting Racism training is a theory and action workshop for environmental and food justice leaders to uproot systemic racism in our organizations and society. Online, Wednesday, August 26 at 1:00-4:00 PM EST.

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Pandemic Food Stamp Increase Expires, Will There be More?

People who receive food stamps have seen a big boost during the pandemic. In the last stimulus bill, Congress increased benefits by $15 billion. But those increased benefits ran out in June. Now, Congress is weighing whether to increase money...

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Baby Goats from Asgaard Farm Visit the ADX

Although our regular school groups couldn’t visit us this year we did have some “kids” from Asgaard Farm over for a field trip and some help with the landscaping!

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Summer Reading List | Issues that Affect our Food System

With record high unemployment, a reeling global economy, and concerns of food shortages, the world as we know it is changing. But even as these shifts expose inequities in the health and food systems, many experts hope that the current moment...

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Mobile Farmers Market Returns for 2020 Season

The Mobile Farmers Market returns for the 2020 season with community-based stops in Franklin and Clinton counties. A program of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity JCEO and the North Country Health Heart Network, the mobile market provides...

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Dumping Milk While People Go Hungry

This April, shoppers throughout the country faced empty milk shelves in their grocery stores, while at the same time, North Country dairy farmers dumped tens of thousands of gallons of their...

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FEATURED MEMBER | Mountain Peak Goodies and Granola

All natural granola and fruit bars made with nothing but the best Ingredients. A healthy alternative to today’s sweets.

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Sugar Snap Peas With Yogurt, Feta and Dill Recipe

Snap peas and herbs are in season! Pair these two vibrant greens with local feta and yogurt for a different kind of easy weeknight dish.

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Moving Forward During Uncertain Times

Now that things have been opening back up with new safety protocol in the Adirondacks, it is great to see our neighbors and friends again, from 6 ft. away, behind a mask albeit. We are slowly returning to the CCE office as well. We hope that while things seem to be returning to "normal" you will continue to support our local growers and makers as we collectively work toward a stronger agricultural community.

Thank you,

Laurie Davis
518-962-4810 ext.404
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