Tag Archives: Canandaigua

Farmers markets adopt new methods during pandemic

A worker connected to Flour City Bread moves to close a car trunk after depositing a box of prepaid locally produced groceries. (RBJ Photo by Diana Louise Carter)

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and New York State issued its first guidelines on social distancing, farmers markets were among the many businesses that closed down. The seasonal markets that haven’t opened yet for the year, meanwhile, have been contemplating ...

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Midsize performing arts space opens in Canandaigua (access required)

Artist rendering of the new Sands-Constellation Theatre in Canandaigua. Image supplied.

A theater is opening in Canandaigua, bringing back to life what started as a high school auditorium a century ago. The Sands-Constellation Theater will have its grand opening in two performances this weekend and then be available for rental by ...

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Canandaigua farm protected with conservation easement (access required)

Wheat is one of the cash crops the Brocklebank family raises in Canandaigua. (Photo supplied.)

A multigenerational farm on Brace Road in the Ontario County town of Canandaigua is more economically secure now that the Brocklebank family has agreed to provide a conservation easement to the state. The easement provides Scott and Travis Brocklebank, the ...

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