Adirondack Harvest Annual Meeting
The Annual Southern Chapter Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner of Adirondack Harvest will be held at the Warren County Soil & Water Conservation Office on Tuesday, February 26th (rescheduled from February 12) starting at 6 p.m. with the Pot Luck Dinner and Southern Chapter Meeting. The Annual Regional Meeting will begin at 7 p.m and connect all the chapters via Zoom web video and audio.
6 p.m. - Pot Luck Dinner and Southern Chapter Meeting
Meet other member and those who are interested in joining. Discuss what Adirondack Harvest is doing for your business or should be doing for your business. Learn what has been going on in your chapter over the past year and upcoming events. Vote for your Chapter Representative and for Bob Barody, owner of Blackberry Hill Farm in Athol, as the first ever Farmer Representative on the Adirondack Harvest Board from our Southern Chapter.
Kassidy Hitt, Agriculture and Horticulture Program Coordinator with Warren County CCE, will share information regarding the Department of Ag & Markets Farm to School Grant for $93,582 that was awarded Warren County CCE to connect local farmers with school districts in Warren and Washington counties.
Nick Rowell, Natural Resource Specialist with Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District will discuss a recent grant from the Lake Champlain Basin Program entitled "Soil Health on Market Farms", partnering with SUNY Adirondack Agricultural School to host a program on soil health for market farms and develop a demonstration plot of the techniques at the college.
7 p.m. - Annual Regional Meeting (via Zoom web video & audio)
This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the mission of Adirondack Harvest and its association with Cornell Cooperative Extension, its many projects and events throughout the North Country and goals to further sustainable agriculture in the Adirondack region and surrounding areas. In addition to brief chapter reports, we will have an update on the new website metrics, elect new board members, give a financial update, and discuss future plans.
You may visit the AH website at adirondackharvest.com to learn more about the organization and how its purpose ultimately benefits local business, environment and health.