There’s more to chew on at the Washington County Fair than fried dough and bloomin’ onions. The Ag Center Committee of the Washington County Fair is working with the Washington County 4-H Beef Club, Adirondack Grazers Cooperative and Cornell Cooperative Extension to promote local meat producers in a display at the Ag Center. Local beef, [...]
Local youths are learning basic kitchen skills and receiving lessons in healthy nutrition one recipe at a time. Every Friday, Whitehall-area children, ranging in age from four to 12, gather at the Recreation Center and prepare lunch. In the process they learn basic skills such as the proper way to use a kitchen knife, the [...]
The Whitehall Recreation Center is offering a free lunch program for children and adults throughout the summer. Organizers will prepare and serve lunch to anyone who is interested. “It’s completely free and open to the public,” said Julie Eagan, who works at the rec. center. “We won’t be checking income levels or anything like that. [...]
The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present the first Garden & Landscape Symposium: “Planting the Seeds of Knowledge for Home Gardeners” on Saturday, April 14. This new day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and Vermont. The program [...]
Thursday February 9 Health Clinics RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, Rupert Firehouse; 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 15, Dorset Nursing Assn.; 1:15 p.m. Feb. 15, The [...]
Thursday February 2 Parenting Classes FORT EDWARD Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County will offer a Parent Education Series of classes from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays from Feb. 2 through March 1. Communication skills, discipline, and building self-esteem will be covered. Cost: $10 Washington County residents; $20 all others. Information/registration: 518-746-2560, [...]
The success of this year’s apple season is largely dependent on whom you talk to. Some of the region’s apple producers have enjoyed a steady season while others have not. “In terms of production levels, it’s on the lower side of normal,” said Kevin Iungerman, Northeastern New York Fruit Program commercial fruit educator with Cornell [...]
At the Hollister Farm in Whitehall, three brothers are working to continue a family tradition dating back more than 200 years.