News

Current News

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

Potsdam Food Co-op Baking Fest & Silent Auction to Benefit GardenShare (Thu, 2014-06-05) On July 13th, come taste the community's creations!
State Food Policy Council hosts listening session in Potsdam (Mon, 2014-05-12) Make your voice heard on May 28.
Click "Donate" Below to Support CSA Bonus Bucks! (Thu, 2014-05-08)
Special Event to support GardenShare! (Fri, 2014-04-11) The Kitchen at Iroquois Farm Restaurant presents "An Evening with St. Lawrence Brewing Company"
A Place at the Table at Cinema 10 (Wed, 2014-03-12) Watch A Place at the Table followed by a panel discussion on April 7 at the Roxy in Potsdam.
Help Improve School Food Programs! (Mon, 2013-12-09) Join GardenShare for a free screening of "Cafeteria Man," and a lively discussion about what we can do to ensure that every kid in our school systems has access to healthy food choices during the school day.
Trivia Night Benefit for GardenShare (Mon, 2013-12-09) Join GardenShare for Cabin Fever Trivia Night on February 8!
Share-a-Share supports CSA Bonus Bucks (Mon, 2013-11-25) If you have friends and family on your holiday shopping list who prefer a gift that benefits the community, consider a Share-a-Share donation in their name.
GardenShare Is Part of SEFA (Sat, 2013-10-26) State employees can donate to GardenShare with payroll deduction through the State Employees Federated Appeal.
Harvest Social November 7! (Wed, 2013-10-23) Join us for a free evening of fun, food and friends.