Nov 11, 2003 — Production resumes this week at Ogdensburg's beleaguered cheese factory. The plant has shut down twice in two years. But its new owner, Ahava Food Corporation of Brooklyn, believes a growing market for kosher foods will pave the way for ambitious growth, including plans to quadruple the plant's workforce. The word 'kosher' refers to ways to produce, prepare, and eat food according to Jewish law. Last week a delegation of rabbis came to Ogdensburg to 'kosherize' the plant, an ambitious task of steaming, scouring, and blowtorching. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Oct 23, 2003 — This Saturday is Make a Difference Day around the country, a day for volunteering and helping others. People throughout the North Country will clean up parks, visit senior citizens, pitch in many other ways in their communities. Fort Drum near Watertown is reaching out to its neighbors by stocking food pantries.
Oct 22, 2003 — The Jefferson County town of Calcium celebrated the dietary benefits of milk, cheese, and yogurt yesterday as a part of the national "Got Milk?" dairy campaign. About 150... Go to full article
Oct 03, 2003 — With a dusting of snow and frost in some parts of the region this week, it's time to say good-bye to bright perennials and favorite herbs. But many North Country gardeners... Go to full article
Sep 18, 2003 — The Potsdam Food Coop celebrates its 30th anniversary this Saturday with an all day festival of food, music and memories. Todd Moe talks with Coop board members Anne Malone... Go to full article
Sep 15, 2003 — A group of residents is working to bring a community-based market to the village of Canton. In part, the store would be a place where local growers could sell and store their... Go to full article
Aug 29, 2003 — Over the next three years, 200 hundred workers will be hired to produce kosher products at the now-closed cheese plant in Ogdensburg. The deal was inked this week after two... Go to full article