Fiber farmers artists, small business owners and community activists have joined forces to raise awareness and create networks to support bringing more local wool from pasture to home. Read more in the Adirondack Almanack here.
Learn more about how you can support more local food being served at schools in your community here.
There are a few great indoor farmers' markets in the Adirondack region. During the winter, maple and honey products, vegetables, cheese and dairy products, meat, and much more are available. Buy local year round, and find a market near you. Browse the list here.
Photo: Glens Falls Farmers' Market
It can be hard to understand all of the similar and complicated food labels that allude to how something was grown or raised. It is helpful to know what different labels and certifications mean to help you make informed choices about how your food made it onto your plate. We compiled a collection of common definitions of terms used to describe how food is grown and processed.
Studies show that local foods can have a positive impact on local economic activity by substituting imports and supporting local processing. Learn more about why you should buy local.
Meet the Makers and Growers. Join us on a virtual tour of several Adirondack Harvest member farms and businesses in Essex County. Click here to begin.