Volunteers Needed at Kingston Farmers’ Market

The Kingston Farmers’ Market is looking for volunteers this weekend to count visitors to the market. They need one person from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and four people from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interested volunteers should call Donna Brooks, Hudson Coffee Traders, at 338-1300.

This weekend, the focus of the Healthy Eating series is on blueberries. There’ll be chef demonstrations showing how to prepare this local fruit. Additionally, County Executive Mike Hein is scheduled to be on hand. Hein will be helping out with a corn roast from noon until 1 p.m.

Breaking the Chain, Part II

Kingston's new "Harmacy". Poetic justice, as recalled by Rebecca Martin
CVS. Photo by Nancy Graham.

By Arthur Zaczkiewicz

As we continue to slog through this recession (we’re in a double-dip one, according to some experts), there are a lot of actions citizens like you and me can do to help weather this downturn. As consumers (two thirds of our GDP is driven by consumer spending), we have a lot of power to change the economy – especially on a local level.

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