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Kylee Mitchell Gibson packs cones at dispensary

Bud-tender packs cones at dispensary in Akwesasne

Bud-tender Kylee Mitchell Gibson packing cones for pre-rolled joints at the Six Bears Dispensary. In her hands is a device called a six-shooter or a bump box that allows people to pack multiple cones at a time. August 4, 2021. Akwesasne. Photo courtesy of Kylee Mitchell Gibson.

Talia Cook models outfit

Talia Cook models Mohawk regalia in New York City

Talia Cook modelling an outfit and strawberry jewelry set made by Marlana Thompson Baker at the Dress to Kilt runway fashion show. 2021. New York City, New York. Photo courtesy of Marlana Thompson Baker.

14 employees of Agbotic

Agbotic Employees in Sackets Harbor

Employees of Agbotic, an organic vegetable growing company. Sackets Harbor, NY. Photo courtesy of Kevin Richardson. Check out our story on how Agbotic stayed open during the COVID-19 pandemic to donate food to non-profit relief organizations.

DiOrio's staff

Staff of DiOrio’s Supermarket in Old Forge

The staff of DiOrio’s supermarket in front of the produce cooler. Owner Bob DiOrio is on the far left. Old Forge, NY. Photo courtesy of DiOrio’s supermarket. To learn about how grocers across the North Country adapted during the pandemic, check out this North Country at Work story.

Loading box into delivery van

Loading the Green Goddess delivery van in Lake Placid

Woman loads box into the delivery van of Green Goddess Natural Foods. The van had been used for catering services, but after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was used for a daily grocery delivery service to help people shelter at home. Lake Placid, NY. March 2020. Photo courtesy of Tammy Loewy. To learn […]

Dani Baker at table

Organic farmer Dani Baker at harvest festival table in Clayton

Dani Baker represents Cross Island Farms at the Coyote Moon Winery Harvest Festival. Baker, along with partner David Belding, started the certified-organic Cross Island Farms in 2006. Clayton, NY. Circa 2000-2010. Photo courtesy of David Belding. Read and listen to their North Country at Work story here.  

Vickie Sandiford at pick-up window

Vickie Sandiford at the ADK Trading Post pick-up window in Long Lake

Owner and operator of the ADK Trading Post, Vickie Sandiford, at the store’s pickup window. Sandiford closed the convenience store and gift shop at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic but reopened in April 2020 using a porch pick-up system. Long Lake, NY. 2020. Photo courtesy of Vickie Sandiford. See the full story on how the […]