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CROWN POINT | It’s counterintuitive, but then again it’s not: You go to the doctor and he writes you a prescription for good food. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh Recreation Center is seeking candidates for its 11th season of the North Country’s Biggest Loser adult fitness program, set to start on Saturday, Oct. 5. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Medical personnel and nutritionists at area hospitals have a new prescription to use here: fresh, local produce. Read more

The Sun

My constituents in the North Country are increasingly concerned about the cost of health care – and with good reason. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | In a project to explore aspects of natural science while promoting health, a group of about 16 sixth-grade students at Warrensburg Elementary School have been building greenhouses on wheels to raise vegetables year-round. Read more

The Sun

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MONTPELIER | A celebration of the Vermont Farm-to-School and Childcare Grant Program took place at the Vermont State House last week. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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BURLINGTON | University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H and the UVM Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences will sponsor a free Agriculture Career Day, Feb. 8... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG | New York state has announced $1.5 million in grants to support farm-to-school programs across the state. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Area 4-H Club members gathered at the Mary Hogan School in Middlebury for the annual Addison County 4-H Achievement Night ceremony recently. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School was awarded a $3,500 grant by the Pearsall Adirondack Foundation for the school’s food distribution programs. Read more

The Sun

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Health Department has secured a $250,000 grant from the Adirondack Health Institute designed to improve local access to fresh foods. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | When Marsha Lapointe sat down with her First United Church Sunday School class to explain how they could help their fellows this Christmas season it was, as these things go, an easy sell. Read more

The Sun

Life brings extra challenges to people with a disability. Putting food on the table should not be one of them. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Denise Aubin has spent her life serving her community in local hospitals, kitchens and libraries. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | School breakfast and lunch costs $0 this year at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | New programs for children at Head Start and pre-Kindergarten are growing to reach the youngest of Essex County residents. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Forty-one Addison County 4-Hers participated in the Addison County 4-H Foods Day at Middlebury Union Middle School last month. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TUPPER LAKE | Access to local farm products, distribution and fair pricing are critical to maintaining Adirondack food supply lines. Read more

The Sun