Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Niche Marketing Matters: Your Vegetable Farm's Profitable Specialty Products
Kent Family Growers, 1301 CR 31, Lisbon, NY
Learn alternative strategies for vegetable production that could lead you to learn a more stable cash flow for the farm, and to think through the costs and benefits of different crops and enterprises that your're interested in growing. Speak with Megan and Dan Kent about your goals, figure out what makes for a practical risk to diversify your farm income stream, and how to shift those ideas into a real plan. Light lunch provided; pre-registration is required for lunch. The field day is &15/person or $25 for 2 or more people per farm.  Pre-registation closes at 4:00pm on 9/24/2015. Call Stephanie at 585-271-1979 ext 509 to register.

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Local Living Festival
Village Green, Main St., Canton NY
Offered by:Local Living Venture
The Local Living Festival will feature dozens of exhibitors as well as educational seminars and workshops on topics as varied as small-scale renewable energy and energy conservation, food preservation, healthy eating, traditional agricultural skills, environmentally-friendly technology, forest management, low-impact wood burning, "green" building techniques, simple living skills and modern homesteading within community. For4 more information go to

Thursday, October 22, 2015
North Country 3rd Biennial Food Day Youth Summit
SUNY Potsdam
Offered by: GardenShare
This is a day of workshops, networking and action planning for high school students from across the North Country and Adirondack regions on importantfood issues like diet and health, sustainable agriculture, hunger in our communities and junk food marketing.  This year's keynote speaker will be Dominic Frongill, who is internationally recognized for his work on climate change and clean energy.  More information at:

May 1, 2015 through November
Opening of Martin's Farmstand for 2015 season
Monday-Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm
11 Needham Rd., Potsdam
Contact: Daniel and Mendy Marting 315-265-1246
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP

May 8, 2015 through October 30, 2015
Opening of Canton Farmers' Market
Tuesdays and Fridays 9:00am-2:00pm
Canton Village Park
Contact: Zoe Baker 315-244-8475,
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP

May 9, 2015 through October 31, 2015
Opening of Potsdam Farmers' Market
Saturdays 9:00am-2:00pm
Ives Park, Main St. behind municipal parking lot
Contact: Laura popielski 716-725-7782,
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP

May 20, 2015 through October 14, 2015
Opening of DeKalb Farmers' Market
Wednesdays 1:00pm-6:00pm
4420 US 11
Contact: Zoe Baker 315-244-8475,
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP, Credit

June 4, 2015 through October 22, 2015
Opening of Gouverneur Farmers' Market
Thursdays 9:00am-2:00pm
Village Park, Church St.
Contact: Lorraine Taylor 315-212-0456,
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP

August 3, 2015 through October 26, 2015
Opening of Norwood Farmers' Market
Mondays 10:00am-5:00pm
Park Square on Main St. (SH 56)
Contact: Shirley Peck 315-769-5322,
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP, Credit

July 8, 2015 through September 30, 2015
Opening of Hammond Farmers' Market
Wednesdays 3:30pm-7:00pm
Hammond Museum Rt 37 (1A N. Main St.)
Contact: Lori Thistle 315-324-5032,
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP, Credit

Juy 9, 2015 through October 29, 2015
Opening of Massena Farmers' Market
Thursdays 10:00am-5:00pm
Triple A parking lot
Contact Shirley Peck 315-769-5322,
Accepts: EBT, Debit, FMNP, SFMNP