2016 Annual Appeal

Our Annual Appeal is live!   Click here to read about what we’ve accomplished this year.

Farm Administration Series – Kick-off in November

Ready to get some indoor farming done? Let’s do it together this winter – way more fun!  The series will kick-off mid-November and will cover financial and business planning, advanced welding, accounting, decision making, draft power teamster training, plant and… Read More

October Events

With fall harvest in full swing, EFI spent September reaching out to partners and looking ahead to winter program. The Adirondack Harvest Festival was a great success bringing a crowd of farmers and eaters together at the Essex… Read More

September Events

September 10th – 2-4 pm – What’s the Buzz? Pasture Management @ Ben Wever Farm, Willsboro, NY. Cornell Cooperative Extension is hosting a pasture and pest management workshop on Saturday, September 10th from 2-4pm at Ben Wever Farm in… Read More

August Events

AUGUST EVENTS August 4th – 6:30-8:00PM – Summer Grower Meeting, Sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Willsboro, NY Research Farm in collaboration with EFI. Link to Cornell Event: http://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=600 Location: 48 Sayward Road, Willsboro, NY @ The Cornell Willsboro Research Farm…. Read More

July Events

JULY July 7th – Open House Field Day – Cornell Cooperative Extension Willsboro Research Farm The Cornell University Willsboro Research Farm will hold an open house field day on Thursday, July 7 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm. A tour… Read More

June Events

  June 11th, 2-6pm, Farmer Farm Walks @ Tangleroot Farm (2pm) and Black Kettle Farm (4pm) EFI’s first two farm walks will take place on June 11th @ Tangleroot Farm and Black Kettle Farm. These two farms are… Read More

A Growing Season: changes at EFI

A letter from our Chair… Dear Friends, Last year was a hallmark year for the Essex Farm Institute. We worked with educators, experts, and farmers to develop a comprehensive Farmer Training Program with an emphasis on teaching aspiring,… Read More

2015 Annual Report

Our 2015 Annual Report is out!  Read a PDF version here: 2015 EFI Annual Report Please consider making a year-end contribution to EFI by donating HERE.  Thank You!

A Hamilton College Perspective at EFI

We are thrilled to have Ianthe Lekometros and Rachael Wilikin from Hamilton College’s Adirondack Semester spending their internship at Essex Farm Institute. When asked why they chose to spend time each week on Essex Farm, they offered this… Read More