Events Calendar

Events Calendar

November 1, 2014 through April 2015
(no market days 11/8,11/15,12/13,3/20/15,4/11,4/18 due to Cheel events)
Potsdam Winter Farmers' Market
Saturdays; 8:30am-12:00pm
Cheel Arena Lobby, Clarkson University
Find all your favorite local foods and crafts all winter long. The market continues to accept debit and EBT cards for payment. Also,the free $2 checks incentive for EBT users continue until mid-November. For more info go to or call (716) 725-7782.  

November 3, 2014
North Country Jr. Iron Chef Registration Opens
Event Date: March 14, 2015 at AA Kingston Middle School, Potsdam, NY
North Country Jr. Iron Chef is a competition for teams of middle and high school students from around New York's North Country to develop healthy recipes using a combination of local and commodity foods that could be realistically prepared in a school cafeteria. Register before January 16, 2015.  For more details go to

November 6, 2014
GardenShare’s 5th Annual 1844 House Fundraiser Dinner
Cash Bar, 6:30pm–
1844 House, 6885 Route 11, Potsdam.
This celebration of food and art supports GardenShare's efforts to make healthy, sustainable food choices accessible to everyone in our community, and will be a great opportunity to meet GardenShare's new Executive Director, Gloria McAdam. A selection of works from Chipman Woodworks will be on hand for raffle 
and purchase, with proceeds to benefit GardenShare. A vegetarian option is available. $85 per person. RSVP by November 3. You can use this link to register, or you can email us at, or give us a call 315-261-8054.

November 7, 2014 through December 19, 2014
Canton Winter Farmers' Market
Fridays, 9:00am-2:00pm
Presbyterian Church, Canton
Enjoy fresh produce into the winter.  Come and check us out!

November 11, 2014
Inequalities in the North Country: A Community Roundtable
Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton
When dealing with such complex topics, it is often difficult to see the road ahead. We hope this roundtable will help sharpen our focus on some of the most critical and challenging issues, providing direction and opportunities for education, advocacy, and service delivery in addressing the impact of Roundtable presentations will focus on the most critical issues related to food and housing challenges that panelists have encountered in their work. Panelists include: Chris Rediehs, Commissioner, St. Lawrence County Social Services; Norma Cary, Executive Director, SLC Community Development Program; Maria Corse, GardenShare Board of Directors; Daisy Cox, Director, Potsdam Neighborhood Center; John Tenbusch, Planner, St. Lawrence County Planning Office
Remarks will be followed by an extended period for audience discussion and questions.