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If you own land you would like to lease, consider the installation of a solar farm. Click here for more information!
Our office in Lewis, NY is now fully open and accessible. We respectfully ask that you wear a mask to enter the building unless you have proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Welcome back!
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In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to make healthy food on a budget to starting a home vegetable garden. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Essex offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!
Adirondack Harvest is a program of CCE Essex that promotes the production and consumption of locally grown food and wood products.
Learn the types of ticks found in New York, diseases they cause, how to identify them, and how to protect yourself and your family by avoiding tick bites.
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Shiitake mushrooms are one of the valuable crops that forest owners can cultivate in their woods, along with fruits, nuts, and berries.
Last updated July 13, 2021