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SAVOR THE SEASON: Celebrating Adirondack summer eats

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Summer is the most exciting time to eat in Essex County. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Beyond the harvest

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — When it comes to agriculture in Essex County, growing the food and raising the animals for meat — or milk and eggs — comes first. The harves. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Farming community is county’s secret to agricultural success

June 21, 2019 With this summertime Savor the Season special edition of the Lake Placid News, we continue to celebrate the growing industry of agriculture in Essex County. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Historic Cornell Uihlein Farm to close

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — After 59 years, the Uihlein Farm of Cornell University on Bear Cub Lane will shut down, effective June 30, 2020, according to Farm Manager Chris Nobles. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Goat farming in the Adirondacks

June 21, 2019 AuSABLE FORKS — They don’t eat tin cans. In fact, goats are actually picky eaters, according to Asgaard Farm & Dairy co-owner Rhonda Butler. “They like good grass. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Meet Kirsten Liebl, a flower farmer in Essex

June 21, 2019 ESSEX — When local agriculture is mentioned during a conversation, many people automatically think about the food they can buy at farmers markets. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: I Love BBQ & Music Festival returns to Lake Placid July 5-7

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Planning continues for the annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival, set for July 5-7 at the Olympic Speedskating Oval, but some of the competitions are not yet finalized. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: US maple syrup production up despite shorter season

June 21, 2019 MONTPELIER, Vt. — U.S. maple syrup production increased slightly this year, even though the sap-collecting season was shorter than last year’s, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Savor the season with rhubarb and cucumbers from the garden

June 21, 2019 Summer’s bounty is surely one to savor. The brimming abundance of all things fresh from your own garden or from overflowing tables and baskets at markets sparks creativity. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Adirondack cuisine trails remain in infancy

June 21, 2019 KEESEVILLE — More than eight months after the state of New York launched six new cuisine trails in the Adirondack region, those trails remain in development. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: LPES highlights healthy living with hydroponic gardens

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Elementary School is putting a spotlight on healthy eating and sustainable living with an expanded gardening initiative. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Retired, the Johnstons keep evolving at DaCy Meadow Farm

June 20, 2019 WESTPORT — Early Monday morning, June 17, retired Keene Central School Superintendent Cynthia Ford-Johnston sat at the family-style table in her farm-to-table restaurant at DaCy Meadow Farm, sipping... more »»


March 22, 2019 LAKE PLACID — When it comes to spring eats, we tend to focus on maple syrup. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Maple Weekends start this week

March 22, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Only a handful of maple producers in the Tri-Lakes region will be opening their doors to visitors this week and next week for New York’s Maple Weekends, yet there are more than 180... more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Black Rooster Maple

March 22, 2019 KEENE — The machine for converting sap into maple syrup is massive, intricate and shiny. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Lake Placid fifth-graders celebrate Pi Day by making pies

March 22, 2019 LAKE PLACID — People around the world marked Pi Day — Thursday, March 14 — by making pies, eating them, and sharing photos of them on social media channels such as Facebook and Instagra. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Chefs, meet your local farmers

March 22, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Carly Summers is playing the role of matchmaker. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Maple syrup adds spring sweetness to roasted vegetables, salads

March 22, 2019 Spring is here, and sugarhouses are getting into the full swing of collecting and boiling precious sap. Fortunately, we have dozens of local producers of maple syrup. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Juniper Hill Farm grows food year-round

March 22, 2019 WADHAMS — Six days before the Vernal Equinox, lettuce plants in the Juniper Hill Farm greenhouse were already several inches tall. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Old-timer tells of making maple syrup in the 19th century

March 22, 2019 (The following letter was found in the Lake Placid News archives from the April 17, 1931 issue.) M. . more »»



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