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Fun Facts about carrots:

  • Contains 200% of the recommended daily amount of Vitamin A which is good for vision, bones, skin, and teeth.
  • Even the green tops of carrots are edible, but the part of the carrot most generally eaten is the taproot.
  • Carrots only became a staple vegetable in American diets post World War I, after soldiers returned from Europe having eaten them during the war.

 

 

Recipe: Maple Dill Carrots

Volunteer at the Farmers Market (Tue, 2017-06-27) Sign up schedule for farmers market volunteers

VOLUNTEERS: If you have completed a volunteer orientation and farmers market training, please click on the following link to sign up for volunteer shifts at the farmers markets in Canton, Potsdam, Gouverneur, Hammond, and Massena.

Keep up with our blog (Sun, 2017-01-01) The GardenShare team provides regular updates on food issues in the North Country

 Interested in what's going on in the food world and how it connects to Northern New York?  The team at GardenShare will keep you up to date on food insecurity with regular posts on a blog.

GardenShare partners with United Way (Sun, 2017-01-01) GardenShare partners with United Way of Northern New York

 GardenShare is now a partner with the United Way of Northern New York.

This partnership will allow GardenShare to apply for funding through the United Way campaign.  To receive funding from United Way, the program must be unduplicated, meet a real need, show positive and specific results and have a positive effect on community health and well-being.

Sustainers Support GardenShare (Thu, 2013-06-13) Anyone can join GardenShare's Sustainers Circle to help build an equitable, sustainable regional food system.

GardenShare's Sustainers Circle is a group of individuals, businesses and organizations who commit to support GardenShare for three or more years.

As a small organization, we are very much at the mercy of economic instability, state and federal budget wrangling, and just plain difficult times. A commitment of support helps us plan ahead, and ensures that we'll have money in the bank to continue to run our flagship programs that help make our community a great place to find fresh, local food, regardless of income.

News Archive

Local Food Guide 2015 (Sun, 2015-01-18) As 2015 begins, we again focus on creating the newest version of the Local Food Guide.
Meet GardenShare’s New Executive Director (Thu, 2015-01-01) North Country native Gloria McAdam brings passion and experience
The Greenhorns Documentary and panel discussion (Thu, 2015-01-01) Join us for a special screening on February 10th!
Growing Community Social (Wed, 2014-12-03) Join us for GardenShare's Growing Community Social on Saturday, January 17, from 2 to 4 p.m
Gloria McAdam on Coming Home, the North Country and a Lot More (Tue, 2014-10-07) GardenShare's new Executive Director shares her thoughts and ideas.
GardenShare’s 5th Annual Fundraiser Dinner (Mon, 2014-09-15) Meet our new director on November 6, 2014!
After watching Fed Up at Cinema 10... (Wed, 2014-08-13) This documentary shows how processed food has gone from bad to worse. How can we take back our food system?
Sullivan-Catlin publishes SLC Community Food Security Assessment (Tue, 2014-08-12) Find out what hunger in the North Country looks like.
Job Opening (Thu, 2014-07-17) GardenShare seeks new Executive Director
Canton Approves Support Resolution (Mon, 2014-06-23) The Canton village Board of Trustees has approved a resolution of support for a food policy council in St. Lawrence County.