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City of Plattsburgh unveils new bioretention pond

The City of Plattsburgh unveiled the Stormwater Bioretention Basin at the U.S. Oval Monday, July 27 at 11 a.m.

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Local food and connections highlight the St. Regis Café

Locally available food shapes menu at Paul Smith's College

The St. Regis Café, a student- and faculty-run restaurant at Paul Smith's College, works with area farmers to shape a week-to-week, sustainable menu.

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Woodworking Weekend teaches 1800-1900s homesteading

Homesteading and Woodworking Weekend will take place at the Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum June 27-28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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TAA,TPA and TPP: Confusing package raises concerns in the North Country

Former gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout and members of the Working Families Party are urging U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Fast Track.

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One-man North Branch Farm: from beef to heirloom figs

North Branch Farm is a 78-acre diversified farm located on the banks of Saranac River in the Adirondack Mountains. Owned and operated by Joe, the farm specializes in vegetables, pastured beef and family heirloom figs.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Gardening event melds mundane with the mysterious

As the North Country struggles to slough off the rough edges of winter, volunteers across the region are giving local green thumbs a heady dose of intellectual fertilizer.

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Weird weather a nailbiter for local farmers

Conventional wisdom says it has been a brutal winter here in the North Country. How has this affected local farmers?

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(WITH AUDIO) Sandy Lewis talks William Morgan, other topics on radio

Essex farmer appears on Fred Dicker show

Essex County reached Capital-area airwaves this morning when Essex-based cattle farmer Sandy Lewis appeared on Fred Dicker’s Talk 1300 radio show to discuss a variety of local issues.

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Sweet season arrives! For a pair of local producers, that means liquid gold

Maple Brook Farm in Reber has been producing maple syrup for generations. As more upstarts move to the region, Maple Brook has been lending out their expertise.

Local fire departments continue to combat fire at Giroux's Poultry Farm

A fire broke out Thursday morning in a barn at a Chazy farm.

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“Food from the Farm” event energizes public, producers

A event designed to connect food producers to customers drew hundreds seeking to learn more about buying food produced in their neighborhoods.

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Gov. Cuomo, lawmakers visit Lake Placid for Winter Challenge

Hundreds of elected officials and winter sports enthusiasts descended in Lake Placid Sunday to promote tourism in the region.

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Cornell to hold Small Livestock Farmer workshop

The Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a regional training workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small livestock farmers reduce and manage the parasites that affect pastured sheep and goats from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Lieutenant Gov. reveals $500m statewide broadband initiative in Lake Placid

On Friday, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced the creation of a $500 million initiative that aims to deliver high speed broadband access to every state resident by 2019.

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