Nov 27, 2013 — Students, teachers and staff at Long Lake Central School celebrated Thanksgiving with a special lunch last week. It included turkey and the usual side dishes: potatoes, stuffing, corn bread, carrots, and lots of pie for dessert.
For the last four years, the school has celebrated the Holiday with special meals during their usual lunch periods. But last Thursday, the entire school celebrated with one big meal--everyone ate together in the gymnasium. The highlight was locally grown vegetables and dishes prepared by the students.
The staff and teachers are hoping the annual event allows their students to learn more about creating community, cooperation and fun by commemorating our national harvest festival. Todd Moe was invited to last year's Thanksgiving lunch in Long Lake. Go to full article
Nov 15, 2013 — It can be expensive and time-consuming for farmers, especially small farmers, to go through the organic certification process. But there's another option. It's called... Go to full article
Nov 05, 2013 — Vermont farmer Eric Andrus just completed a major voyage. Andrus built a sail-powered, carbon-neutral cargo barge called the Ceres. He filled it with produce, and sailed it... Go to full article
Oct 31, 2013 — The Third Annual North Country Department Store will be on Saturday, 10 am-4 pm, at the Indian River Middle School. The event showcases locally made and available products... Go to full article
Oct 28, 2013 — Halloween is just about here, and besides pumpkins, the crop on Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy's mind is garlic. Not harvest, but planting. Mid to late October... Go to full article
Oct 25, 2013 — Next week, Congress will begin negotiating a new Farm Bill. One of the major sticking points is the food stamp program. The House and Senate are very far away over how much... Go to full article
Oct 22, 2013 — At the end of the month, families who depend on food stamps will start getting less money for their groceries. On November 1st, a boost to food stamps from the federal... Go to full article