The workshops will feature energy balls, hummus, charoset (a cold spiced apple dish), and chunky applesauce. Registrants will have the option of receiving an ingredient list ahead of time, so that they can cook along with CCE Warren’s nutrition educator, MB Mitcham, and receive live-time instruction in how to prepare each of these recipes. [Read more…] about Weekly Online Cooking Parties Continue
In economic terms, the Western world made its fortune after the Industrial Revolution(s). Money became the deity of the age. But in the words of John Ruskin, “wise consumption is far more difficult than wise production.”
In the race for material prosperity, the idea of social purpose was lost or forgotten. By the beginning of the twentieth century, both in Europe and America, collective aimlessness deteriorated into vulgarities of excess. [Read more…] about An Age of Opulence In London and New York
With support from the Johnson & Johnson Foundation and the Saranac Lake Rotary Foundation, the Hub on the Hill has launched a fundraising campaign for new vehicles to deliver emergency food packages & local food from the Canadian Border to NYC.
Resulting from a successful partnership with AdkAction, The Hub on the Hill in the Champlain Valley is expected to deliver approximately 80,000 meals by October 1, 2020. [Read more…] about Hub on the Hill Delivery Food Program Expanding
In March, when Governor Cuomo signed the New York State on PAUSE executive order, which mandated that all non-essential businesses in New York State had to close, farmer’s markets were exempted as essential retail businesses and, as such, allowed to open or remain open.
But, as concerns about the spread of COVID-19 grew, farmers market growers, gardeners, and managers, like other small business operators, found themselves rushing to come up with innovative contingency plans to modify their operations and employ solutions that would protect their livelihoods, as well as the health and well-being of their customers, market workers, and the community at large. [Read more…] about Farmers Markets: An Alternative to a Food System in Flux
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, is set to host their 11th Annual Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 14th, from 11 am to 3 pm. [Read more…] about View’s Annual Ice Cream Social At Point Park In Old Forge
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County has announced a series of cooking webinars, focused on making refrigerator salsa, jam, pickles, and dilly beans.
Participants will be able to use their own ingredients and receive step by step instructions from CCE nutrition and healthy living educator MB Mitcham. [Read more…] about Jam, Pickles, Dilly Beans & Salsa Party Webinars
The Adirondack Garden Club has announced the Ellen Lea Paine Memorial Nature Fund grant awardees for 2020.
The Adirondack Garden Club Ellen Lea Paine Memorial Nature Fund was established in 2005 to give financial assistance to individuals and not-for-profit organizations involved in programs whose purpose is to study, protect and enjoy the natural environment within the Adirondack Park. [Read more…] about Adk Garden Club Announces 2020 Grant Awardees
Although it’s possible dandelions arrived on the Mayflower, they do not get the esteem they deserve as plucky immigrants that put down firm roots in a new land, or as a vitamin-packed culinary delight, or as a multi-purpose herbal remedy. [Read more…] about Call the Dogs off the Lions
Cornell Cooperative Extension has announced a virtual program on Worm Composting, set for Thursday, June 18th at 2 pm. [Read more…] about Worm Composting at Home: A Tutorial
Before the mid-eighteenth century, turtles were largely untried as edibles in North America. For considerable time, the turtle was assumed to be poisonous. An infernal creature, a “resident of hell,” it should not be cultivated for food.
But attitudes changed. By the mid-nineteenth century, civic banquets would inevitably offer turtle on the menu. [Read more…] about When Eating Turtle Was All The Rage