|Farmer-driven research explores birch syrup production for sugarmakers|
Northern New York Agricultural Development Program - 2/8/2017. The farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has posted the results of a project exploring opportunities for regional maple sugarmakers to produce birch syrup. Four sugarhouses participated in the 2015-2016 birch syrup project; one each in Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Jefferson counties.
|Which New England products won Good Food Awards?|
The Boston Globe - 2/7/2017. By Ann Trieger Kurland - A Good Food Award is a coveted honor among artisanal food makers. Products from 17 New England companies recently received the accolade, including a pate made with wild Cape Cod bluefish smoked over hickory from Boston Fish Co., and Vermont Creamery’s Bonne Bouche, an aged goats’ milk cheese sprinkled with ash. Fennel Seed Toffee by Vermont Amber and Ethiopia Bekele Dukale coffee from Maine roaster Speckled Ax also snagged wins.