Back in February, the First Lady wrote an opinion piece highlighting the economic success some large businesses have had by improving their fresh fruit and vegetable and healthier food offerings. She praised businesses for improving their offerings but recognized there is still a long way to go.
The new Mobile Farmers’ Market, a program of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) and the North Country Healthy Heart Network, wrapped up its debut season on Aug. 31. The Mobile Market provides access to fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods and a salad bar at 10 community-based stops...Read more
Akwesasne will soon be getting a brand new exercise and education facility for diabetes prevention, treatment, care and management. The Diabetes Center for Excellence is in the final stages of construction and will be opening sometime in September. Check out the full story in the Malone Telegram.
On June 6th the Petrova Middle School in Saranac Lake hosted a ‘Farm to School’ day as part of the newly formed Adirondack Farm to School Initiative which wants to provide students with more locally raised food. You can learn more about the event and the Farm to School movement in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise
UPDATE 6/1/13 – The Harrietstown Town Board passed this law unanimously at their meeting on May 23rd. You can read a second article on this issue in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Way to go Harrietstown! The Town of Harrietstown in Franklin County has scheduled a public hearing on May 23rd at 6PM for comments on Read the Rest…
Dewey Mountain will be officially opening it’s new mountain biking trails on June 30th.