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Local fire departments continue to combat fire at Giroux's Poultry Farm

A fire broke out Thursday morning in a barn at a Chazy farm.

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“Food from the Farm” event energizes public, producers

A event designed to connect food producers to customers drew hundreds seeking to learn more about buying food produced in their neighborhoods.

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Gov. Cuomo, lawmakers visit Lake Placid for Winter Challenge

Hundreds of elected officials and winter sports enthusiasts descended in Lake Placid Sunday to promote tourism in the region.

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Blue Pepper Farm lands top animal welfare certification

A Jay operation has landed a top-notch designation that certifies the farm follows the most humane and environmental practices on pasture.

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Cornell to hold Small Livestock Farmer workshop

The Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a regional training workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small livestock farmers reduce and manage the parasites that affect pastured sheep and goats from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Lieutenant Gov. reveals $500m statewide broadband initiative in Lake Placid

On Friday, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced the creation of a $500 million initiative that aims to deliver high speed broadband access to every state resident by 2019.

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Employee workshops scheduled to aid farmers

Cornell Cooperative Extension/CCE will offer training to help farmers who will be hiring their first employees in 2015.

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Lakes to Locks Passage prep mobile apps, audio tours for 2015

Lakes to Locks Passage plans mobile app, audio tours will bring history to life.

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NY21: Walking between the rows with Aaron Woolf

Aaron Woolf says strengthening regional food systems and growing infrastructure are the best ways to boost the district's agricultural industry.

Octoberfest half marathon, 10k upcoming in Peru

The 4th Annual Octoberfest Half Marathon and 10K will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9 a.m.

Food Co-op celebrates Fourth Annual Non-GMO Month

This October, North Country Food Co-op, along with nearly 1,000 other natural food stores across the U.S. and Canada, are taking part in Non-GMO Month, celebrating the public’s right to choose foods and products that don’t contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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Essex County Cheese Tour to highlight three small-scale local creameries

While big names like the Chateaugay-based MaCadam have put the North Country on the map when it comes to the dairy biz, three small-scale creameries have sprouted in Essex County within the past half-decade.

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Local food producer? NYS wants you

New York State Commissioner of Agriculture Richard A. Ball encouraged companies that make food, drink, and other agricultural products in New York on Monday, Sept. 15 to consider exhibiting their products at the Taste NY Harvest Fest at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 1.

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Harvest Bounty Food Swap coming to Plattsburgh

The fourth annual Harvest Bounty Food Swap and Potluck will take place Saturday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Taste NY brings North Country flavor to rest of state

New York State's agriculture, beer and wine industries are thriving. A new state initiative aims to deliver these products directly onto kitchen tables.

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