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SAVOR THE SEASON: Celebrating the Adirondack harvest

September 21, 2018 WESTPORT — When it comes to the term “autumn eats,” most of the people the Lake Placid News interviewed at the third annual Adirondack Harvest Festival turned to locally grown cucurbits or gourds. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Local food panel discusses issues

September 21, 2018 WESTPORT — How do you reach mainstream shoppers and turn them on to locally produced food? That was just one of the questions posed to a panel of four people in the Essex County agriculture... more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: The Iroquois gave us much more than corn, beans and squash

September 21, 2018 ONCHIOTA — There are several snap bean plants growing up green poles outside the Six Nations Indian Museum. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: NY maple producers have a record year

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — New York state remains the second largest maple producer in the United States after hitting a 74-year record this year, according to Gov. Andrew Cuom. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: NY remains an agricultural powerhouse in certain sectors

September 21, 2018 Even though it’s ranked the 27th agricultural producing state in America, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, New York remains a leading producer of food in the country. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Summers brings Peace Corps passion to ag education

September 21, 2018 WESTPORT — Carly Summers isn’t a farmer. She’s not a social worker, a community development director or a teacher. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Hub on the Hill helps farmers, food producers

September 21, 2018 ESSEX — The Hub on the Hill here at 545 Middle Road is much more than a commercial kitchen. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Making sheep’s milk yogurt at Blue Pepper Farm in Jay

September 21, 2018 JAY — Tyler Eaton’s family has owned land in The Glen at the top of Styles Brook since the 1920s. Now this Northwood School teacher and his wife, Shannon, own a 46-acre farm on the Hazen Road. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Students taught respect during turkey, chicken harvests

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — North Country School ninth-grade student Anja Martin stepped over the powered-down electric fence with her two hands cupping a pile of chicken scratch feed. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: New York state plays important role in U.S. bean industry

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid News crop of the season is beans — one of the Three Sisters along with corn and squash, as the native Iroquois tribes called their life sustainer. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: 3 stops on Essex County Cheese Tour Oct. 7

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The annual Essex County Cheese Tour — featuring stops at three local creameries — will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Farmers, consumers connect at local farmers markets

September 21, 2018 KEENE — Helen and Joe Todora had two must haves on their shopping list Sunday, Sept. 16. — tomatoes and bread. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Fresh food becoming more accessible for low-income families

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Low-income families in Essex County now have more access to farm-fresh food thanks to a pilot program at the Lake Placid and Saranac Lake farmers markets this past summer. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Enjoy three winter squash recipes for the harvest season

September 21, 2018 One of my fondest and early memories of squash is of when my mother used to prepare roasted acorn squash. The days had grown shorter, the nights had gotten cooler, and fall had surely arrived. more »»

Savor the Season continues this week

September 21, 2018 With the second Savor the Season special edition of the Lake Placid News, we continue to celebrate the growing agriculture industry in Essex County. more »»


June 22, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Summer is the most exciting time to eat in Essex County. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Retired surgeon lives a farmer’s life raising beef in Ray Brook

June 22, 2018 RAY BROOK — Looking for a challenge? Try farming at 1,600 feet above sea level in the Adirondack Mountains, where the soil is thin, poor and acidic and the growing season is short. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Whiskey, rye whiskey

June 22, 2018 WILMINGTON — During the first Wilmington Whiteface Heritage Celebration on Saturday, June 16, the Wilmington Historical Society was successfully able to connect the dots between Essex County’s... more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Adirondack Harvest connects farms to consumers

June 22, 2018 LAKE PLACID — When it comes to connecting a product to a consumer, it helps to create an effective brand that people can identify — one that will be eye catching, emotionally stimulating and lead to... more »»

‘Savor the Season’ debuts this week

June 22, 2018 This week, we begin a new series titled “Savor the Season: Celebrating Agriculture in Essex County. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Couple brings old farm back to life, one loaf at a time

June 22, 2018 WILLSBORO — Dan Rivera recently traded a computer byte for a bite of bread. more »»



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