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FREE Volume 7 • Issue 49 Changing the Way a Community Eats by Andrew Marshall Saratoga TODAY MIDDLE GRANVILLE – As more and more people become conscious of where the food they eat comes from, the demand for more organically produced or locally sourced food increases. As demand for food increases, so too does the need for new farming practices and techniques that minimize the effect on the planet, while maximizing the return in a completely natural manner. Dog Flu Warning by Patricia Older Saratoga TODAY Enter Michael Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick, of the eponymous Kilpatrick Family Farm, is already an accomplished farmer in his own right. Kilpatrick Farm is one of the largest vendors at the Saratoga Springs Farmers’ Market, as well as the Glens Falls Farmers’ market. The young farmer’s thriving business offers consumers over 50 vegetables – everything from artichoke to watermelon – throughout the See Story page 7 BALLSTON SPA – While national attention has been paid to the spreading of a new canine influenza on the East Coast, and after a couple of cases have been reported in the area, a local veterinarian is urging the public not to panic. “I do not want to underplay it nor do I want to overplay it,” said Dr. Eric Anderson of the Ballston See Canine Flu page 5 Inside TODAY… Around We Go . . . Again Education hearing December 3 to voice their concerns on the safety of roundabouts. An advisory committee comprised of both residents and town officials was formed in 2011 to prepare a Malta Round Lake Road Corridor Plan which the Board Gift Guide by Chelsea DiSchiano Saratoga TODAY MALTA - As the Malta Town Board moves closer to completing a concept plan for a project that would add more roundabouts to lessen the traffic burden on Round Lake Road, dozens of residents made an appearance at a public pg 8 pg 10-12 Families Today pg 18-28 Pulse pg 31-33 See Roundabouts page 6 Rendering provided 10,000 copies distributed weekly • Call To Advertise • (518) 581-2480

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