Attend the founding meeting of a new Cuisine Trail Association for Essex County on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm. The meeting will take place at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County located at 3 Sisco Street in Westport, NY. Light refreshments will be served.
All farmers, agricultural producers, processors, chefs, foodies and other interested parties are encouraged to attend this meeting which seeks to create and promote the first agri-tourism cuisine trail in Essex County.
Cuisine Trail Objectives
This trail will be used to promote local agricultural products and encourage tourism throughout Essex County to help build a stronger and more sustainable local economy.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions, concerns or suggestions!
Read the latest article about the cuisine trail and learn more in The Sun Community News here: www.suncommunitynews.com/articles/one-trail-to-rule-them-all/.
If you are interested in a regional cuisine trail, you may also be interested in the following articles published on Essex on Lake Champlain.
Gastro-Tourism in Essex, New York I few years ago friends invited me to visit the Brome—Missisquoi for a sybaritic weekend of dining and wine tasting along The Wine Route (La Route des Vins). Although I’ve lived in France and Italy—two countries celebrated for their gastronomic and oenological heritage—the concept of gastro tourism was new to me. Since then I’ve rattled on about it whenever anyone would listen. More precisely, I’m fascinated with the possibility of Essex becoming a regional hub for gastro tourism in the … [Read more…]
Taco Night at Ausable Brewing Company Last Thursday offered a perfect preview of summer in the Champlain Valley. Balmy weather. Spectacular sunset. Fresh batches of local brew. Delicious locally sourced food. And new/old friends. What a way to almost finish the workweek! After picking up our weekly farm share at Full and By Farm, my bride and I enjoyed a meandering, scenic drive up to the agritourism / gastro-tourism cluster germinating along Mace Chasm Road in Keeseville. Many local cyclists are familiar with this … [Read more…]
Lady Di Apple Wine: A North Country Star in the Glass While poking through the refrigerator (hunting for an already opened white wine to marinate my slow cooked Full and By Farm chicken) I discovered a bottle of Lady Di Apple Wine. Received as a dinner party gift from a friend earlier in the summer, I had tucked it away to enjoy later. Now is later. Autumn has been making her presence undeniable in recent days, so this struck me as the perfect time to try the apple wine. Last night I paired the tender chicken, steamed broccoli, sautéed Swiss … [Read more…]
Domaine Champlain 2013 Hard Cider I doff my proverbial chapeau to Westport friend and author/editor/cider maker Kathryn Cramer this morning. She gifted me a generous jug of her Domaine Champlain 2013 Hard Cider for my birthday, and I can assure you there’s no gentler salve (or kinder tonic) for the bittersweet somersault of aging. From Hieroglyph to Hard Cider Cramer’s recent book Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future is bending minds and stretching imaginations all around the globe, but she’s still found time to … [Read more…]