According to reptile experts this April Fool's Day, eastern timber rattlesnakes are on the increase in Essex due to climate warming. More of the local rattlers are getting through the less chilly winters, and with longer feeding seasons the population is expanding. Craig Crotalus … [Read more...] about Snakes and Earthquakes
Reber Rock Farm
With a fresh blanket of snow falling on Essex and winter feeling fluffy and festive at last, it's tempting to drift into holiday myopia. Hearth heat. Steam swirling grog. Caroling and snowshoeing and cross-country skiing... But Racey Henderson — Essex's one and only … [Read more...] about Reber Rock Farm’s Racey Henderson Launches Ndara
Congratulations Susie Smith and Ken Hughes for organizing a successful and thoroughly enjoyable Christmas in Essex 2017! Great pre-event messaging, perfect weather, efficient move-in and move-out, good flow and impressive attendance, diverse vendors, well distributed and executed … [Read more...] about Christmas in Essex 2017: Bravo Susie Smith and Ken Hughes!
In 2017, I am starting Red Legs Flowers—a flower farm in Essex. I came to the Essex area two and a half years ago, from Philadelphia. There, I had been working at Chanticleer, a public garden at the forefront of garden design and creativity, but was persuaded to move to Essex to … [Read more...] about Red Legs Flowers: Flower Farm in Essex!
"I don’t know what you’re doing on September 24, but we are going to move this outfit over to Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville, NY for Bike the Barns. Inspired by agritourism cycling traditions in other parts of the country, the first annual Bike the Barns in the Adirondacks is a … [Read more...] about Bike’n The Barns (Lake Champlain Region)