Our series on Maple Days Host Farms…Nettle Meadow Farm

I checked in with Sheila Flanagan recently, to see what preps are in progress for Maple Days, and what visitors should expect. It has been a crazy few weeks for Nettle Meadow, with marketing trips and shows, but plans are firming up. They will be featuring their newly-awarded cheeses at Maple Days: Sappy Ewe, a […]

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Continuing our Series on the Maple Days Host Farms

Valley Road Maple Farm Mike Hill, who partners with Ralph Senecal to run Valley Road Maple Farm, took time out from his sugaring to get in touch a few days ago. When I asked how their sugaring preps were going, he groaned and said the weather has created real problems for them (as it has […]

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Suddenly, It’s Fall!

Summer teases us with its curtain calls, but you know it is fall when hot air balloons polka-dot the sky, as they are this weekend at the Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury.  The festival draws to a close tomorrow afternoon (Sunday, 9/23). But before the last balloon is packed up  tomorrow night, acres and acres […]

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