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Keeseville Community Arts Festival Returns July 19- 20, 2024

The highly anticipated Keeseville Community Arts Festival is back for another exciting year; bringing together artists, locals, and visitors to celebrate our vibrant arts community. The festival will take place

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Adirondack Pollinator Festival Returns to Lake Placid

The Adirondack Pollinator Project by AdkAction is thrilled to announce the return of the Adirondack Pollinator Festival and Native Plant Sale this spring. This vibrant event will be held on

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Adirondack Food System Network Welcomes Josh Stephani as First Program Manager

AdkAction is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Stephani as the first Program Manager for the Adirondack Food System Network. This new role was created to spearhead the Network’s

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AdkAction in the News

Compost for Good is Reimagining North Country Waste
Adirondack Almanack

‘Hold the Salt’ Summit in Tupper Lake:

AdkAction Executive Director Sawyer Bailey on Food Justice Summit:

AdkAction rolls out PSA, awareness campaign on salt use
Adirondack Explorer

Report finds road salt adversely impacting ADK waterways

Local organizations work together to expand food program
Hamilton County Express

Plein Air artists drawn to Keeseville for Community Arts Festival:

Adirondack highway crews tackle road salt reduction
Adirondack Explorer

Adirondack Libraries Selected for AdkAction’s pollinator program
Adirondack Almanack

Town of Newcomb recipient of high flow drum composter
Plattsburgh Press-Republican

Hub on the Hill (Essex Food Hub) is first food hub in the nation to accept SNAP online:

Media Coverage Archive

December 15Lake Placid NewsAdkAction offers Pollinator Resource Kits to libraries
December 14Adirondack AlmanackSave the Date: 2023 Food Justice Summit set for March 2, 2023
December 4Essex on Lake ChamplainLibrary Buzz Program Will Give Pollinator Resources to Libraries in the Adirondack Region
November 22Essex on Lake ChamplainOne North Country site will be selected to receive a community-scale composter from Compost for Good
November 21Adirondack Almanack
One North Country site will receive a community-scale composter from Compost for Good
November 19Sun Community NewsAdkAction to donate community-scale composter
November 10Adirondack AlmanackGlenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation announces 2022 grant recipients
November 3Sun Community News$170K helps grow composting program
November 2Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction and ANCA Announce Three Grants for Compost for Good
October 23Essex on Lake ChamplainCompost for Good Announces 2022 Pumpkin Composting Events
October 22Adirondack Daily EnterpriseTupper Lake looks for housing solutions
October 21Sun Community NewsOld pumpkins make good soil
October 19Adirondack AlmanackGive new (after)life to those Halloween pumpkins
October 15The Post-StarLGA conference focuses attention on road salt reduction efforts
October 11Adirondack AlmanackCross Pollinating Success at the Lake Flower Boat Launch
October 8NCPRDemand for housing is high in the Adirondacks. So is the number of vacant homes
October 7NNY360Many prepare for a future where composting is required
September 30, 2022Mountain Lake PBSAdirondack Pollinator Gardens
September 25, 2022Adirondack AlmanackBeyond the Peaks Student Film Festival open to high schoolers in NY, VT and QC, runs through 2022-23 school year
September 23, 2022WCAXNY Students Construct Pollinator Gardens
September 19, 2022Malone TelegramFranklin County land bank initiative moves forward
September 13, 2022Adirondack AlmanackProtecting Monarchs in the Adirondacks
September 10, 2022Adirondack Daily EnterpriseStudent film fest returns
September 8, 2022Mountain Lake PBS
Pollination Station: End of Summer Update
September 7, 2022Sun Community NewsStudent film festival returns
September 2, 2022Adirondack Daily EnterpriseProtect Monarchs in the Adirondacks
August 4, 2022Lake Placid NewsHelp the Pollinators by Planting a Garden
July 30, 2022Mountain Lake PBSAdkAction Plants Pollinator Gardens
July 28, 2022NCPREssex County land bank moves forward, while other counties consider starting their own
July 23, 2022Press RepublicanKeeseville Community Arts Festival Returns
July 20, 2022Essex Community BlogKeeseville Community Arts Festival Returns with Expanded Activities
July 19, 2022Adirondack AlmanackKeeseville arts fest returns July 22-24
July 15, 2022Adirondack Daily EnterpriseKeeseville arts fest returns next weekend
July 12, 2022Essex Community BlogAdkAction’s New Fair Food Card; Cash for Farm Fresh Food
July 12, 2022WCAXNY nonprofit feeding low-income families seeks to expand
July 10, 2022Press RepublicanAdkAction Launches Fair Food Cards
July 8, 2022Adirondack Daily EnterpriseAdkAction Launches Fair Food Cards
July 8, 2022Adirondack Almanack
AdkAction to transfer the Saranac Lake Whitewater Park DRI Grant to the Village of Saranac Lake
June 27, 2022Press Republican
AdkAction to transfer the Saranac Lake Whitewater Park DRI Grant to the Village of Saranac Lake
June 21, 2022Saranaclake.comGet Ready: The Tom Boothe Whitewater Park is Coming to Saranac Lake
June 2, 2022Sun Community NewsSaranac Lake whitewater park moves toward design phase
May 26, 2022Sun Community NewsKeeseville Community Garden plans workshops for all
May 25, 2022Essex Community BlogKeeseville Community Garden Workshops for All
May 10, 2022Adirondack AlmanackClean Water, Safe Roads Partnership” Launched to Reduce Road Salt Contamination in the Lake Champlain Basin
May 5, 2022Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction’s 5th annual Pollinator-Friendly Native Plant Sale going on now
April 13, 2022WAMCAdirondack Road Salt Task Force holds public meeting in Lake Placid
April 12, 2022Adirondack ExplorerCalls for salt-free roads – Adirondack Explorer
April 1, 2022WCAXProcrastinating yard work could help pollinators
 March 25, 2022Adirondack ExplorerAdkAction names Sawyer Cresap new executive director
 March 25, 2022Press RepublicanAdkAction announces new director after national search
February 28, 2022Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction’s Compost for Good project kicks off USDA grant to support development of compost businesses
February 26, 2022Press RepublicanSUNY Plattsburgh partnering with local composter
February 24, 2022WCAXNorth Country nonprofit works to help businesses recycle food scraps
February 24, 2022Adirondack AlmanackOver 100 North Country families to receive free farm shares this summer
February 18, 2022Essex on Lake ChamplainCompost for Good Kicks off USDA Grant to Support Compost Businesses Development
February 7, 2022Press RepublicanFair Share CSA program opens for 2022 season
February 4, 2022WCAXADK Action program that helps farmers and families to grow
 January 15, 2022Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction’s Executive Director, Brittany Christenson, steps down after six years of leadership
 January 13, 2022Adirondack ExplorerAdkAction’s first executive director departs Jan. 31


December 29, 2021Watertown Daily NewsPlowing ahead: Adirondack Road Salt Reduction Task Force members named
December 20, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseGov. Hochul fills road salt task force seats
December 17, 2021NNY 360Gov. Hochul appoints a road salt reduction task force
December 17, 2021Adirondack ExplorerRoad Salt Road salt task force now has members
December 16, 2021Adirondack AlmanackHochul names road salt task force members
December 15, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseSaranac Lake winter market now accepting SNAP
December 11, 2021Times UnionAppoint road salt task force members, get moving
November 20, 2021Adirondack ExplorerSpinning compost into gold
November 4, 2021Lake Placid NewsNew recycling traditions for the holiday season
October 29, 2021Sun Community NewsLocal lawmakers gather in Schroon Lake to discuss broadband – Sun Community News
October 12, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseMonarch’s Black Death
October 8, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterprisePrivate Service or Public Utility?
September 22, 2021WCAXAdirondack nonprofit explores benefits of composting urine
September 13, 2021Adirondack AlmanackEat Local for Less with AdkAction’s Fair Food Pricing
September 9, 2021Essex Community BlogAdkAction’s Compost for Good Project Receives Funding to Stimulate Organics Recycling Business Development in the North Country
September 8, 2021WCAXAdirondack nonprofit helps communities prepare for food composting law
September 5, 2021Adirondack AlmanackCompost for Good Project receives funding to advance urine composting
September 4, 2021Essex Community BlogAdkAction’s Compost for Good Project Receives Funding to Advance Urine Composting
September 1, 2021WCAXNorth Country program pushes local, affordable produce
August 31, 2021Plattsburgh Press RepublicanEat local for less with AdkAction’s Fair Food Pricing
August 31, 2021Sun Community NewsAdkAction awarded $90K federal grant
August 28, 2021Essex Community BlogEat Local for Less with AdkAction’s Fair Food Pricing
August 27, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseNonprofit organization launches ‘Fair Food Pricing’ program
 August 24, 2021ROOSTCommunity Day Celebrates Volunteers in North Elba
August 7, 2021Adirondack AlmanackSpirit of Generosity: Investing in Our Food Systems
August 6, 2021Adirondack ExplorerRoad salt task force still without members
July 28, 2021Sun Community NewsNorth Country making final push for universal broadband
July 26, 2021Plattsburgh Press RepublicanKeeseville fest gets new name, activities in return
July 24, 2021WCAXAdkAction introduces Keeseville Community Arts Festival
July 23, 2021Plattsburgh Press RepublicanMusic, architecture headline Keeseville Arts Festival
July 22, 2021NCPRGrab a paintbrush and show your love for Keeseville at the Community Arts Festival
July 18, 2021Adirondack AlmanackKeeseville Community Arts Festival: July 23-25
July 17, 2021The Post-StarPollinator garden in East Field seeks to benefit plants, community
July 10, 2021Sun Community NewsHuge arts festival planned for Keeseville
June 24, 2021Adirondack AlmanackPollinator Week Article Collection
June 22, 2021Adirondack AlmanackCalling all junior gardeners
June 20, 2021Adirondack AlmanackCelebrate Pollinator Week with Activities in the Adirondacks
May 22, 2021Adirondack ExplorerHelping Pollinators
 May 18, 2021Plattsburgh Press RepublicanInternship named for outdoorsman
May 17, 2021Plattsburgh Press RepublicanAdkAction selects 11 sites for Pollinator Project
May 15, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterprisePollinator-Mobile crew will deliver 11 gardens for bees and butterflies
May 15, 2021Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction to fund 11 new pollinator gardens
 May 11, 2021Adirondack AlmanackAdirondack Foundation amplifies philanthropy, awards nearly $600K
May 1, 2021Adirondack AlmanackGrow, Eat, Compost, Repeat! Compost Awareness Week
April 28, 2021Sun Community NewsMountain Weavers Farm store offering pickup, delivery of groceries
April 26, 2021Look Media ResourceLook This Week: Interview with Brittany Christenson
April 21, 2021Foothills Business DailyFood network aims to reestablish a regional food chain
April 14, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseRoad salt pilot project marks new beginning
April 6, 2021News 10 ABCAdirondack Health Institute launches new food system network
March 23, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseSigns of Spring
March 12, 2021Essex Community BlogNative Plant Sale and Community Gardens to Benefit Adirondack Pollinators
March 12, 2021New York AlmanackAdirondack Pollinator Project Plant Sale
March 11, 2021NNY360Editorial — Give us the data: State plans to curb information on study of road salt usage
March 9, 2021Adirondack AlmanackNative Plant Sale and Community Gardens to benefit Adirondack Pollinators
March 8, 2021Finger Lakes 1As liability looms for contaminated drinking water, NYS abruptly changes rules for road salt task force
March 6, 2021NNY360Lawmakers scale down salt study
March 5, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseAdirondack free-for-all
 March 3, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseTom Boothe Adirondack Internship honors late board chair of AdkAction
March 2, 2021Adirondack ExplorerState scales back on salt study
February 27, 2021Adirondack AlmanackMoney for Lake Champlain water quality projects
February 26, 2021Mountain Lake PBSCOVID-19 PSA Contest
February 26, 2021Mountain Lake PBSBrittany Christenson Extended Interview
February 24, 2021Foothills Business Daily17 Counties Studying Broadband
February 23, 2021Press-RepublicanAnnual NC conference examines food equity
February 23, 2021Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction awarded funding for road salt reduction program
February 17, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseNew Paltz student wins AdkAction PSA contest
February 15, 2021Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction picks winner of COVID PSA contest for teens
February 13, 2021Adirondack Daily EnterpriseSaranac Lake Community Solar farm celebrates opening
February 9, 2021Foothills Business DailyAdkAction, Hub making online groceries a SNAP
January 25, 2021Adirondack ExplorerWild Center, AdkAction work to spur a new generation of compost enthusiasts
January 19, 2021Adirondack AlmanackNYS Food Waste Law: Is Your Community Ready?
January 3, 2021Adirondack AlmanackAdkAction’s Compost Café
December 25, 2020Adirondack Explorer
Five feel-good stories from 2020
December 23, 2020Mountain Lake PBS
Enter “Spread the Word, Not the Virus” Student PSA Contest
December 21, 2020Adirondack Almanack“Spread the Word, Not the Virus” COVID-19 PSA Contest
December 18, 2020Sun Community News
Food packages offered to those in need for $5 for the holidays
December 18, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseMonarchs get federal recognition but not protection
December 18, 2020Mountain Lake PBS
December 16, 2020Plattsburgh Press RepublicanFood packages available
December 16, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseAdirondack Emergency Food Packages program shifts to paid model
December 16, 2020Plattsburgh Press RepublicanAdkAction accepting submissions for a COVID-19 PSA
December 14, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseCompost discussion will follow ‘Kiss the Ground’ screening
December 12, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseCOVID PSA contest offers $1,000 prize
December 9, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseWith new book, Tissot helps fund food program
December 8, 2020Sun Community NewsAdkAction Launches Student PSA Contest
December 7, 2020Sun Community NewsState approves Adk. road-salt reduction measure
December 7, 2020Sun Community News
State approves Adk Road Salt Reduction measure
December 4, 2020Mountain Lake PBSAge of Nature Panel Discussion
November 20, 2020Mountain Lake PBSGaps in broadband coverage complicate at-home education
November 20, 2020Mountain Lake PBSDave Wolff Extended Interview
November 15, 2020Albany Times UnionCharter claims Adirondack internet hookups it never made
November 14, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseResponse to ‘Sand vs Salt – Difficult Decisions’
November 4, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseEmergency food package program transitions to paid program
October 29, 2020Adirondack AlmanackLeaf it Alone
October 28, 2020Adirondack ExplorerMissed Connections
October 24, 2020Watertown Daily TimesEditorial — Bad reception: Charter again falls short of broadband goals throughout NY
October 19, 2020Malone TelegraphMapping project would help hold Charter, Spectrum to state requirements, Franklin County legislators told
October 18, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseOp-ed: Clean water or safe roads? The Adirondacks shouldn’t have to choose
October 17, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseLocal government leaders urge Gov. to sign road salt reduction bill
October 17, 2020Post-StarLocal leaders urge Cuomo to sign salt reduction bill
September 24, 2020Lake Placid NewsLocal agriculture industry will survive the pandemic
September 22, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseAdvocates try to unfreeze road salt bill
September 22, 2020Adirondack AlmanackGroups urge Gov. to sign road salt reduction bill
September 1, 2020Morning Ag ClipsEmergency Food Package program finds success in Northern NY
August 25, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseFarm 2 Fork Fest will happen, but as take-out
August 25, 2020Sun Community NewsFarm 2 Fork fest set for Sept. 5
August 20, 2020Lake Placid NewsOn the Scene: Celebrating Generosity in the Adirondacks
August 7, 2020Mountain Lake PBSStewart’s Shop Super Store opens in Port Henry
August 7, 2020Mountain Lake PBSYoung Filmmakers Face Crisis
August 6, 2020Inside PhilanthropyHow Philanthropy Is Helping Local Farms During COVID-19—and How it Could Do More
August 4, 2020WCAXConvenience store chain investing millions to fight food deserts
August 1, 2020Sun Community NewsA farm stand for electricity
July 31, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseSolar project to be up and running by Nov.
July 25, 2020Sun Community NewsGrants allow AdkAction to continue meals program
July 24, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseRoad salt bill passes senate
July 23, 2020Adirondack AlmanackAdirondack groups cheer passing of road salt reduction bill
July 18, 2020Adirondack AlmanackGrant funds emergency food packages project through 2020
July 15, 2020NCPRNew funding allows expansion of Adirondack farm to table emergency food program
July 13, 2020Adirondack Daily EnterpriseEmergency food packages project awarded $225,000
July 12, 2020Mountain Lake PBSEmergency food packages project awarded $225,000 in grant funding
July 5, 2020Adirondack AlmanackSolar project to benefit the bees, too