Adirondacks Welcome Center Agri-tour series launches with Maple Coloring Page
Posted: 3/22/2021 - 2-minute Read
The Adirondacks Welcome Center is now offering a series of self-driving tours for families in the southern Adirondack region that feature local agricultural commodities. The seasonal tours are presented in the form of a creative coloring page that can be downloaded from the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB’s website at lakegeorgechamber.com/tasteny. The coloring pages were created by Advokate, a local woman-owned design firm based in Glens Falls, NY.
Produced in cooperation with Taste NY and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County, the newly created coloring pages feature farms and markets offering local agricultural products. The first tour in the series features maple syrup, which is being produced currently throughout the region.
Each tour/coloring page will feature four local businesses within Washington, Warren, Saratoga, Hamilton, and Essex Counties. Other commodities that will be featured in future tours include dairy, fibers, apples, pumpkins, and Christmas trees.
About Taste NY
Taste NY is the official eat-local, drink-local program for New York State. Taste NY, launched by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in 2013, highlights the quality, diversity, and economic impact of food and beverages grown, produced, or processed in New York State. The program creates opportunities for local producers to showcase their goods at a variety of venues, with over 70 Taste NY retail locations throughout the state. It has helped farms and companies reach more customers, increase online sales, and in some cases, expand the processing capacity of their businesses. Learn more about Taste NY at taste.ny.gov and follow Taste NY on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About CCE of Washington County
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County works to enable residents to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work. Programs and services range from 4-H to agriculture to family and consumer sciences. Learn more about CCE of Washington County by visiting washington.cce.cornell.edu or follow @CCEWashingtonCounty on Facebook and Instagram.
About the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB
The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB strives to drive year-round tourism to the region while fostering a vibrant business community. Its membership spans six counties in New York, offering programs and services to assist area businesses including the operation of the Taste NY Vending Market at the Adirondacks Welcome Center, located on the I-87 Northway between exits 17 and 18. Learn more at lakegeorgechamber.com . Connect with the Chamber on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. Follow the Adirondacks Welcome Center on Facebook and Instagram.
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