By Tim Rowland A grape is a fickle thing. It wants the right soil, the right climate, the right orientation to the sun — so when Erwin Kalmar and his wife Norliah Asma-Kalmar found all the necessary ingredients a dozen years ago in the Town of Champlain, they were both excited and ready to get […]
It’s been almost a year since the Coronavirus spread to communities in the Northeast and the pandemic began to influence our day-to-day lives in the Adirondack region. Some things may never be the same now that many people are working remotely, events and gatherings are limited, and holiday celebrations have to be re-imagined to keep […]
As we enter the cold, dark days of wintertime, many of us are snuggling up by the woodstove with a good book. We are sharing a few of our favorites, that may just inspire you to eat and live well from the land in your community.
By, Rose Kaszuba, Executive Chef of Essex Eats Most folks know Essex, New York as a place to catch the ferry to cross Lake Champlain into Vermont. I know Essex as a foodie paradise. While cheffing in another state, I read Kristen Kimball’s memoir, “The Dirty Life”. After a few pages, I googled “Lake Champlain” […]
By Tim Rowland Curtiss Hemm thinks about food in ways that others don’t. Along with being a chef, he is a food instructor, food economist and food anthropologist. The Rumplestiltsken of chicken, he can spin a single bird into $188 worth of saleable restaurant product, massaging the parts many of us would throw away into pates, […]
Adirondack Harvest and our annual Harvest Festival supports community businesses, the local economy, and fresh food access by creating awareness and understanding about farms, forestry, fiber and flower businesses in the Adirondacks. This year, we are hosted online virtual tours and exhibits to keep our community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.