The Whallonsburg Grange Hall Lyceum will present a program on “Women Working the Land: Sustainable Food and Local Farming” on Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30pm. This is the second lecture in the Fall series entitled “Landscapes, Real and Imagined.” From the earliest beginnings of … [Read more...] about Whallonsburg Grange Lyceum Presents “Women Working the Land”
"The North Country has always been a fertile breeding ground for ideas. Not a week goes by where we don’t hear of another new committee, task force or grassroots organization formed to harness the undercurrent of energy crackling through the region. State and federal … [Read more...] about Hail to the Chef: Cuisine Trail Promises to be Tasty Treat for Tourism Biz (The Sun)
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 … [Read more...] about Attend the Founding Meeting of a New Cuisine Trail Association for Essex County!
If you missed the great article in the Valley News, "Essex County agricultural community reflects on past year, offers 2015 wish list" by Pete DeMola, then you may want to go read it. It is a very thorough and comprehensive look at the agricultural community in our county, and … [Read more...] about Essex County Agriculture
Last fall Jori Wekin, a local entrepreneur and food consultant, and a partner purchased the former Lincoln Building at the corner of Route 22 and Middle Road in Essex, NY. They plan to renovate and turn it into a food processing facility that will increase the region's food … [Read more...] about Local Food Processing Space to Open in Essex