Archive for September 18th, 2008

Wal-Mart is showing its support for the Pride of New York program and the bounty of the harvest season through as one-week display of foods grown locally in New York. From now until September 22, 2008 Wal-Marts in New York will display local produce and products which will also include promotional material supporting the Pride of New York.

A Wal-Mart spokesperson commented that Wal-Mart has always supported buy local campaigns and that this is not just a short term project.

From the New York Ag Connetion Website: “For the seventh year in a row, Wal-Mart supercenters in the State of New York will showcase fresh farm produce grown by New York farmers. This year 52 stores will highlight New York items by using special signage that boasts the Pride of New York logo, making it easy for customers to recognize which produce and products are locally grown or made.”

About Pride of New York: The Pride of New York Program was developed to promote and support the sale of agricultural products grown and food products processed within New York State. The Program’s growing membership now includes farmers and processors, retailers, distributors, restaurants and related culinary and support associations all working together to bring you wholesome, quality New York State products.


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Cooperstown Rotary AppleFest: The Mill’s most popular festival featuring Music, Antique Tractors, Apples and Family Fun hosted by the Cooperstown Rotary Club and sponsored by regional businesses. The festival welcomes apple lovers, antique and classic tractor enthusiasts, and families to the Fly Creek Cider Mill to enjoy live music, sponsors’ exhibits, a tractor show and children’s games. Sponsorship opportunities are available through Rotary at 607-547-4149. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and 12 to 5 pm Sunday, donation fee, free parking.

Taste of Fly Creek – Apple Salsa Day: Join Salsa Bob in a special focused tasting of the Mill’s most popular condiment, Apple Salsa. This tomato-based salsa blends just the right amount of peppers and herbs with sweet New York apples to create a salsa that is perfect with chips or as a topping for burgers. Recipes and promotions are available. Sampling hours are 10:00 – 4:00.

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