Jul 30, 2014 — Farmer's markets and home gardens are bursting with fruits and vegetables. But some people can't make it to the market or have gardens of their own. A new mobile market has teamed up with Garden Share to bring fresh produce right to people's doorsteps. Go to full article
Jul 29, 2014 — St. Lawrence county isn't a big wine destination -- at least, not yet. But a New St. Lawrence County Wine Trail could change that. Governor Cuomo signed a law last week that establishes the St. Lawrence County wine trail. It includes 3 wineries in Black Lake, Lisbon and Winthrop, and it goes past the brewery in Canton. Go to full article
Jul 16, 2014 — School may be out for summer, but school lunch is definitely on the table in Congress.
A new healthy food law went into effect in 2012. It was a flashpoint in the last congressional race in the North Country...and it's back.
It's called the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act. The goal is to get kids to eat healthier lunches, with more fruits and vegetables, less salt and sugar. Schools have complained about the new rules, and House Republicans want to give schools a break.
First Lady Michelle Obama is a longtime champion of the law -- and she's lobbying Congress to keep it in place.
But far from Washington, school lunch directors have spent the last two years trying to figure out how to meet the law's requirements and serve kids healthy food that they'll actually eat. Go to full article
Jul 14, 2014 — Advocates for a higher minimum wage are urging for better wages for workers who rely on tips. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has promised to create a committee to consider raising the... Go to full article
Jul 08, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The state of Vermont is lining up its legal team for the expected legal battle over the state's effort to require the labeling of food made with... Go to full article
Jul 08, 2014 — As part of the annual Potsdam Summer Festival, the Potsdam Food Co-op is holding a summer baking contest to benefit GardenShare. The Baking Fest will be held on Sunday,... Go to full article
Jul 02, 2014 — There are a lot of grains, beans and seeds out there that we're told are nutritious, but what's the best way to prepare them? The Potsdam Food Co-op has kicked off its... Go to full article
Jun 25, 2014 — An Adirondack historian and top chef have teamed up to create a cookbook that offers new takes on traditional food. "Adirondack Cookbook" is part history lesson, part... Go to full article