The Well Fed Essex County Collaborative is focused on increasing healthy food access for all people in Essex County, with a focus on vulnerable residents through mutually reinforcing projects. All projects are heavily focused on distribution and consumption with the overall goal of increasing access to healthy (and local if possible) food. AdkAction is a partner of the Well Fed Essex Collaborative with our Keeseville Farmacy project, Mountain Weavers’ Farm Store in Port Henry, educational outreach and cooking classes.
By working with the Well Fed Essex Collaborative, we are putting resources together to bridge the gap between producers and their community–in return, this puts money back into local economies and promotes vibrant communities in the North Country, while ensuring that all people have access to the bounty of our region.
Healthy ADK has great information and data on Access to Healthy and Afforadble Foods for people living in the North Country region. Learn about the prevelance of famers markets in our area, food insecurity rates, grocery store density, and more.