All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.
It is too easy to dismiss the arguments of the tea party members as simplistic fear of one-world socialist government orchestrated through the United Nations, as some opponents to Washington County tea party resolutions seem to think, according to news reports.
A century ago, family farms were common throughout the Adirondacks, providing local food to area residents — but industrialized farming took its place in the mid-1900s. But now, after a 70-year absence, small farms in the Adirondacks are on the rebound. One milestone in this trend is that fresh, naturally-grown vegetables, meat, eggs and yogurt — all produced locally in the Adirondacks — will be available this summer in Warrensburg as well as North Creek and Glens Falls due to a new Farm Share program.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and citizens of the southern Adirondacks region struck a harmonious chord this week as the Senator expressed support for a pending federal farm bill that would improve citizens' access to fresh local foods while boosting small family farm operations.
With a mission to boost the area economy and promote sustainable practices, various regional organizations are collaborating in a project to prompt hoteliers and innkeepers to feature locally-grown agricultural products.
Family fun at Winter Warm-Up
Every year as the days get a little longer, rural folks get the urge to browse through seed catalogs, visit their local garden centre and start planning for their vegetable gardens.
In recent decades, Lake George citizens have envisioned their village recapturing its character of many decades ago -- a community with year-round commercial vitality. Now, village officials say they are going to amend sign regulations to help achieve that vision.
Imagine this: You’re a 16-year-old high school student scraping by with a C average.
Responding to some recent controversy over public input on zoning, Lake George Village Mayor Robert Blais has set up informal sessions to hear ideas from residents concerning future growth in the Village and opinions concerning a developer’s plans to construct a high-rise hotel in the commercial district.
The holidays can be a heartwarming time of year, when family members come together to make lasting memories.
Kelly A. Mann, 40 years of age, of 7 Thompson Ave., Lake George, was recently arrested by Warren County Sheriff’s deputies.
When 2-year-old Danika Parent was faced with a 50-foot-high waterfall, she turned to the stone wall behind her and began inspecting a tiny rock fern, common polypody, that was growing from a crack in the gorge.
AspecMaple sugaring, specialty farming, sawmill operations and the rural lifestyle were all explained and explored Oct. 6 and 7 during Thurman's Fall Farm Tour.
It seems the hot topic in the last few months has been the invasion of non-native species of aquatic plants and fish into Lake Champlain.