We support businesses that are making a difference - that are caring for the land and providing healthy, local produce. (No revenue was received for these recommendations)

1. Maple Syrup - for maple syrup made in the traditional way and   does not harm the tree see Swiernik Maple Products, Gomer Hill Road, Turin, NY

2. Tom's Natural Foods in Clinton, NY has many organic products and sells local wheat from the Champlain Valley

3. St. Lawrence Nurseries, POBox 957, Potsdam, NY   13676 Purveyers of healthy cold climate trees and shrubs especially suited to the north country.  The founders retired this year and the nursery is under new management so only apple trees for 2016.  Orders must be in by October 30, 2015.  Well worth supporting! - Star