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TICONDEROGA | Even though frost at this time of the year remains a distinct possibility, thoughts are turning to garden produce, and when the gardens begin producing, Adirondack farmers markets can’t be far behind. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association (UHMPA) will take part in New York state’s 24th-annual Maple Open House Weekends. Read more

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FORT-COULONGE, QUEBEC | Agri-tourism effort aims to support rural towns, small biz Read more

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KEESEVILLE | The official launch of six Adirondack Cuisine Trails happened beside a braying herd of Devon cattle at Mace Chasm Farm. An October sun poured over their verdant field as a farmhand moved them toward fresh pasture. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

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PERU | The owner of a bulldog that attacked an 81-year-old woman last year has been sentenced to one year in jail. Read more

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ESSEX | A proposed series of cuisine trails in and around the northern Adirondacks has passed a major hurdle. Read more

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WESTPORT — Three 4-Hers represented the North Country at the 82nd Annual 4-H Capital Days in Albany. Read more

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LAKE CLEAR — Foodies rejoice. A proposed regional cuisine trail network across the tri-county area passed a major milestone last week when organizers applied for official status from the state Department of Ag and Markets. Read more

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April 1 was the end of the Winter Manure Spreading Ban imposed by the current Accepted Agricultural Practice Regulations (AAPs). Read more

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Adirondack Harvest, a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County, has received funding from a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program through the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets to create the first ever Local Food Guide. Read more