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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

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WILLSBORO | Grade four at Willsboro Central School made history recently, planting the first seeds in the first Adirondack tray “fields” of an indoor vegetable garden to provide food for the cafeteria all winter. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Health Department (CCHD) hosted a “Lettuce Discuss: Eating Fresh and Buying Local” at the Plattsburgh Public Library on Aug. 28. Read more

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

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“Climate Change Threatens World Food Supply” was the lead story in yesterday’s leading newspapers. It was prompted by the release of a summary report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), staffed by more than 100... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Scattered on the riverside green of Jewtraw Park, near the old railroad museum, the local farmers market convenes every Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m. in Lake Placid. Read more

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We spend a lot of time and energy trying to get insects out of our gardens, but what if we thought about trying to bring more in? Read more

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FERRISBURGH | If you want an abundant fall vegetable garden, you should start planning now. Nope, you didn’t read that wrong. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Plantings around one’s yard can not only be decorative, but they can also provide nutritious, savory food, according to an upcoming presentation sponsored by Warrensburgh Beautification. 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

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. Read more

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The colors of fall are coming soon, believe it or not. The orange of pumpkins, the yellows of squash, the greens of spinach and beans, the purples of grapes, the reds of apples, along with the cream color of milk and cheeses. Read more

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