Mohawk Valley Today Programs

Mohawk Valley Today is a regional hub where we support the residents, municipalities, farmers and producers, organizations, and visitors, by getting the word out about the history, programs, services, and events available throughout the Mohawk Valley region.

As a nonprofit corporation under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c)(3), Mohawk Valley Today looks for opportunities to share all that is happening in the communities scattered throughout the valley. Our goal is to share with Mohawk Valley residents, visitors and transplants the region’s

  • Communities and shared history,
  • Local events that have become integral to Mohawk Valley’s ongoing story,
  • Resources that highlight local safety, seasonal best practices, and recreational activities,
  • Thriving agricultural community and how we can all get access to farm-fresh produce while supporting our local farmers and producers.
Connect, Send & Share Program

This program highlights community topics such as placemaking, culture and economic development opportunities in the region’s towns, villages, and cities to positively impact tourism and economic growth. It offers everyone the opportunity to educate residents and visitors about ways to support our local art and agricultural communities, small businesses, and area nonprofits.

Community Events Program

This is a free calendar to educate residents
about events happening in all six counties of the Mohawk Valley. The goal of this event calendar
is to help get the word out about community events, nonprofit offerings, and seasonal programs.

Agriculture and Agrotourism Program

We work hard to increase awareness and visibility of local farms, agricultural programs and services, agritourism, and farm-to-table initiatives. We also prioritize local producers and food available direct to consumers to help provide fresh local food resources in the region.

Mohawk Valley History Program

The Mohawk Valley is uniquely historically relevant to the development of our nation, beginning with the struggle for independence through the development of the Erie Canal as the Gateway to the West. Our site at MohawkValleyMuseums.us is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history, museums, historic sites, historical societies, and culture of the region.

Recreation and Tourism Program

This program highlights the abundance of recreational opportunities available in the Mohawk Valley and along the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, including the Erie Canalway Trail, and at state/national historic sites and parks. This program emphasizes how the Mohawk Valley is a destination for recreation.

Herkimer Blueberries, 1080 Steuben Hill Road in Herkimer.

It’s blueberry picking time in Herkimer County

This past weekend, we treated ourselves to picking blueberries at Herkimer Blueberries located at 1080 Steuben Hill Road in Herkimer, NY.
July 23, 2024/by Mohawk Valley Today
Timmerman Farms, image from Timmerman Farms.

Featured Mohawk Valley Farm: Timmerman Farms

Timmerman Farms is a dairy and beef farm in Herkimer County. The Farm produces milk for Chobani Greek yogurt and they sell Black Angus beef direct to consumers.
July 22, 2024/by Jim Rogers

Mohawk Valley Featured Weekend Events: July 19-21

Featured weekend events, July 19-21, in the Mohawk Valley are happening in Fort Plain, Gloversville, Ilion Canajoharie, and more!
July 19, 2024/by Mohawk Valley Today
Boonville Oneida County Fair

Boonville-Oneida County Fair is coming up fast!

The Boonville Oneida County Fair kicks off July 23 and runs through Sunday, July 28, 2024 at Route 294, Boonville.
July 18, 2024/by Jim Rogers
Self-portrait of Mark Hemendinger

Our Neighborhood Spotlight: Mark Hemendinger

The Clinton Death Café is our local chapter of a global social franchise that seeks to help people make the most of their mortal lives.
July 18, 2024/by Mohawk Valley Today

Executive Updates Public on Storm Damage and Response Efforts

Montgomery County experienced significant storm damage Tuesday, leading to road closures, power outages, debris, & downed wires county-wide.
July 17, 2024/by Mohawk Valley Today
Erie Canal Lock 18

Erie Canal Bicentennial Commission to Commemorate 200th Anniversary

The Commission Will Be Responsible for a Robust Calendar of Events and Activities Throughout the Next Two Years.
July 17, 2024/by Mohawk Valley Today
Storms hit the Mohawk Valley

Storms impact the Mohawk Valley

High winds cause major damage in the city of Rome with wind and water damage experienced at locations throughout the Mohawk Valley.
July 17, 2024/by Mohawk Valley Today
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