Cornell Cooperative Extension has announced a series of three free webinars on wild edibles, set for three consecutive Tuesdays in June: June 8th, 15th, and 22nd. [Read more…] about A Free Wild Edibles Webinar Series
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Together with the newly formed Friends of the Essex Fairgrounds, local friends and preservationists, farmers, and other stakeholders, Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) is vigorously opposing the destruction of this storied piece of Westport’s heritage, calling it one of the more important and defining structures that make up the Essex County Fairgrounds. [Read more…] about Advocates Hope To Save Essex County Fairground Building Facing Demolition
Cornell Cooperative Extension has announced three Game of Logging courses set to take place in April 2021, in North River, Warren County, NY. [Read more…] about Cornell Cooperative Offers Game of Logging Courses
Warren County is home to 117 agricultural businesses ranging from vegetable and fruit farms, to livestock farms, and non-traditional farms such as maple production and Christmas tree farms.
In an effort to showcase these farms Cornell Cooperative Extension’s program educators, Jessica Holms, Annie Mills, and John Bowe have teamed up to create a series of video showcases. [Read more…] about Warren County Farms Highlighted in Video Series
In these difficult financial times, many people are expanding their options for putting food on the table (or in the freezer). One of the most abundant sources of food has been, and continues to be, in the lakes, ponds, and streams near our homes. [Read more…] about Fishing and Food Security: From Stream To Table
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 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
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
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
Cornell Cooperative Extension has announced a series of three free webinars focused on how identify wild edibles, what parts of the plants are safely edible, when they should be harvested, and how they can be prepared. [Read more…] about NYS Wild Edibles Webinar Series Set