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Young lettuce growing in an in-ground greenhouse.

Photograph by Eric Williams-Bergen. CC


Promoting a local food system that ensures food security
for all St. Lawrence County residents. 



GardenShare’s annual Local Food Guide lists farmers markets, farm stands, U-pick orchards, restaurants, grocers, and other outlets that offer food raised in St. Lawrence County, New York.


The guide indicates which locations accept EBT/SNAP cards and includes listings for food assistance access points like food pantries, backpack programs, and community meal sites.


GardenShare in Action

  • Beige background, red text reading "GardenShare Holiday Auction - November 24 - December 3"

    GardenShare Virtual Holiday Auction

    GardenShare's 2023 Holiday Auction Opens Friday, November 24th!

  • The phrase "No One Goes Hungry at Thanksgiving" surrounded by fall foliage

    Free Thanksgiving Community Meals - 2023

    No one should go hungry around Thanksgiving but food insecurity impacts families year-round. Thanks to our incredible community there are numerous Free Community Meals throughout the county to support those in need!

  • Blue pints of multi-colored cherry tomatoes.

    SLC Farmers Markets

    Check out your local farmers markets in St. Lawrence County. GardenShare connects local producers with local consumers: Akwesasne, Canton, Gouverneur, Hammond, Massena, Ogdensburg, and Potsdam. 

  • An old hand places apples in the palm of a younger hand.

    Food Assistance & Information

    Learn about and connect with programs that help make local food accessible to all of us in St. Lawrence County.

  • Summer intern Emma Duffany helps a visitor at the Potsdam Farmers Market


    Do you have some time to support the work of GardenShare? Here's how you can help!

  • EPA suggested hierarchy for food waste diversion

    Food Waste Recovery

    Food waste prevention and recovery can work to improve the environmental sustainability and economics of our food system all while reducing food insecurity.