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November 2, 2012

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Plattsburgh’s Farmers Market moves to Saturdays

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh’s Indoor Winter Farmers Market is open for its third season at the City Recreation Department, 52 U.S. Oval.

The market, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 22 this year, previously was held on Thursday afternoons.

The market features a wide range of products, all direct from the grower or producer. SNAP/EBT cards, WIC and Senior Farmers Market coupons and WIC vegetable checks may be redeemed at the market.

Vendors this year include Asgaard Farm and Dairy, with farmstead goat cheeses, goat milk soap and grass-fed beef and pork; Create Custom Candles, handmade candles; DeMilo Natural Skin Care products; Dyer Farms, fresh vegetables and fall decorations; Parker Family Maple Farm, maple syrup, maple cream, maple candy and gift baskets; Rehoboth Homestead, organically grown vegetables, honey and pastured chicken, duck and eggs and pickles and salsas made with their organic vegetables; Stone House Vineyard, wines; Sweet Abandon, handmade candies; The Skinny Baker, pastries, breads and jams; and Woven Meadows, organic meats and eggs.

Consumers can keep up to date on market offerings by following the market’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/plattsburghfarmersmarket.

Bisso releases new campaign video

PLATTSBURGH — The Karen Bisso campaign has released a new video that highlights the issues faced by residents of the 115th Assembly District and the North Country at large.

“We made this video to not only highlight what we have been doing over the last eight months but also to show the issues that people have told me are important to them,” Bisso said in a news release. “My platform is not my message but instead the message of the people of the district.”

Bisso said she plans on “changing the face of the Assembly position” by “bringing our message to Albany instead of Albany’s message to us. I believe that the standard to which elected officials should be judged is not based on personal accolades or financial rewards. It should be evident in the success of the people they represent.”

People can view the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vHc40hqjns&feature=youtube.

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