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FARM CREDIT EAST | Farm Credit East provides a full range of credit and financial services to farmers, commercial fisherman and forest product producers throughout the Northeast. 800.562.2235. FarmCreditEast.com


RONNYBROOK FARM DAIRY | Ronnybrook’s milk products have been made the same way for three generations: in small batches, delivered at peak freshness, pasteurized and hormone free. 518.398.6455. ronnybrook.com


BETHEL WOODS CENTER This center for the arts encompasses a unique educational, performance and retreat environment focused on building creative capital to inspire individuals to contribute positively to the world around them. 200 Hurd Rd. bethelwoodscenter.org

DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS | In addition to producing the annual Fair, the Fairgrounds hosts numerous events throughout the summer, becoming a destination for family fun and wholesome entertainment. 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck, 845.876.4000. dutchessfair.com

HONEY BEE FESTIVAL This fun event takes over the entire town of Narrowsburg on October 10 to promote awareness, demonstration and education about the honey bee population. Enjoy a kids parade, honey tasting, honey cocktail tasting and more. Narrowsburg, NY narrowsburghoneybeefest.com

NYS APPLE ASSOCIATION New York, the second largest apple producing state in the US, grows high quality, great tasting apples that are available year round. Find apple recipes, a pick-your-own outing and more at nyapplecountry.com

RVGA HARVEST HOE DOWN Join Rondout Valley for a local food barbecue and barn dance on Sept. 26 to help celebrate their farm-to-school program. Tickets are available at local farm stands or RondoutValleyGrowers.org. Tongore Park, Stone Ridge.

ULSTER COUNTY TOURISM Ulster County boasts all four seasons and is rich with historical heritage. Enjoy the beauty surrounding the Hudson River, and activities like downhill skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Ulstercountyny.gov

WASHINGTON COUNTY TOURISM | Located where the Hudson River Valley meets the mighty Adirondacks, scenic Washington County offers charming country roads, covered bridges, agritourism and farm experiences, local artisans, cultural activities and more. washingtonnycounty.com


DOWN TO EARTH FARMERS MARKETS | Since 1991, Down to Earth Markets has brought together local farmers and area food makers who source locally, and created economic opportunity for them to sell to consumers at markets throughout southern NYS. 914.923.4837. downtoearthmarkets.com

RHINEBECK FARMERS’ MARKET | A Sunday morning gathering place to sample the very best of the Hudson Valley, including fruits, vegetables, jams, children’s activities, live music and more. Open year ‘round! Sundays, 10am – 2pm. rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com

SAUGERTIES FARMERS’ MARKET Local and seasonal foods are highlighted at this market. Saugerties Farmers Market’s mission is to preserve small farms, promote healthy eating, build community, and attract visitors to historic Saugerties. Sat., 10am-2pm. 119 Main St., saugertiesfarmersmarket.com

WOODSTOCK FARM FESTIVAL Weekly market held Wednesdays, thru Oct 21, 3:30pm–dusk. Join the market for demos and talks of traditional Catskill crafts and food, kids’ activities and more! Maple Lane. woodstockfarmfestival.com


GOLDEN HARVEST FARMS | This iconic retail farm stand offers apples, cider, seasonal fruit and donuts. Pick your own apples September-October. Open daily, year ‘round, 8am-5pm. 3074 US Rt. 9, Valatie. Goldenharvestfarms.com

HAWTHORNE VALLEY FARM MARKET | This “green-designed” store offers a full line of organic/ natural foods, including local produce, meats and baked goods as well as dairy products from their own farm. Open daily. 327 Route 21C, Ghent (Harlemville), 518.672.7500. hawthornevalleyfarm.org

HUDSON VALLEY BOUNTY | The Hudson Valley Bounty, EHV’s 2013 Local Hero Non-Profit, promotes the preservation of local farms through the purchase of local and regional sustainable foods and products throughout the entire Valley. 507 Warren Street, Hudson, 518.392.9696. hudsonvalleybounty.com

LIBERTY VIEW FARM | Making Dreams Come to Fruition. Lease an Apple Tree! Beautiful farm venue for weddings, events, photo shoots and more! 340 Crescent Avenue, Highland, 845.399.9545. libertyviewfarm.biz

McENROE ORGANIC FARM | Committed to organic farming, McEnroe Market offers a variety of farm products, regional foods, baked goods and organic groceries, along with field-to-fork education programs. Open daily. Route 22 between Millerton and Amenia. 518.789.3252. mcenroeorganicfarm.com

MX MORNING STAR FARM | This farm’s mission is to help reinvent American agriculture. They grow an extensive list of annual vegetable crops as well as some fruits using sustainable practices. Join their CSA now. 518.329.7994. mxmorningstarfarm.com

PURE CATSKILLS | By using sound environmental practices, Catskills region farmers provide food that is healthy and water that is pure. Buy local from a Pure Catskills farmers and contribute to the future of our food system. For more information, visit purecatskills.com

SAMASCOTT ORCHARD Opened in the early 1900s, this orchard has expanded over the years from offering five varieties of apples to now offering 72 varieties. Feel free to pick-your-own on this 1,000 acre farm. 5 Sunset Ave., Kinderhook. 518.758.7224. samascott.com

SAUNDERSKILL FARMS | This farm market and greenhouse offers local produce, baked goods and a magnificent selection of annuals, perennials, and hanging baskets. Seasonal events for the family, too! 5100 Route 209, Accord, 845.626.2676. saunderskill.com

SOONS ORCHARDS | Family owned and operated since 1910, this orchard and farm market offers real apple cider, local fruits and vegetables and a variety of homemade treats and baked goods. 23 Soons Circle, New Hampton, 845.374.5471. soonsorchards.com


APPLESTONE MEAT COMPANY| Butcher Joshua Applestone and his wife Jessica opened Fleisher’s in 2004 with a focus on humanely, sustainably raised meat. The tradition continues in this newest venture offering home delivery and workshops. 4737 US-209, Accord, 845.626.4444. applestonemeat.com

BEDFORD GOURMET | Located in the heart of Bedford Village, this shop offers a famous cheese collection, robust Bedford Blend coffee, baked goods, and popular prepared salads and entrees. 652 Old Post Road, Bedford, 914.234.9409. bedfordgourmet.com

THE BIG CHEESE | This shop is the Best Little Venue to explore the divinity of Cheese, along with Mediterranean foods, fresh salads, groceries, kombuchas, and more. Eat-in or takeout; breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 402 Main St. Rosendale, 845.658.7175

CHEESE LOUISE | This shop’s wonderful array of local and imported cheeses, meats, chocolates and more make it a great shopping and gift buying destination. Stay for soup and a sandwich. 940 Route 28, Kingston, 845.853.8207. cheeselouise.ny.com

FLEISHER’S GRASSFED & ORGANIC MEATS | Since 2004, this old-fashioned butcher shop, offering meat free of hormones or antibiotics, and full of real farm flavor, has become nationally acclaimed–while still holding to its original aspirations. 307 Wall Street, Kingston, 845.338. MOOO (6666). fleishers.com

HARDWICK BEEF | With a devotion to health and sustainability, Hardwick Beef comes from 100% grass-fed cattle, with no antibiotics or added hormones. Available at area stores, such as Mother Earth Storehouse and Beacon Natural Market. 413.477.6500. hardwickbeef.com

HARNEY & SONS FINE TEAS | Your source for fine tea since 1983, Harney & Sons’ gourmet tea is available in sachets, loose and in teabags. Buy online or at their tasting rooms 13 Main Street, Millerton, 518.789.2121 and 433 Broome Street, Manhattan, 212.933.4853. harney.com

IMMUNESCHEIN TEA HAUS | Inviting and warm atmosphere to enjoy a cup of tea. Visit the place where ImmuneSchein Ginger Elixirs are made and offered, along with a large selection of organic loose leaf teas and accessories. 446 Main Street, Rosendale. immune-shein.com


ADAMS FAIRACRE FARMS | From its start in the early 1900s, Adams Fairacre Farms is still a family-owned grocer and always committed to quality and customer satisfaction. Kingston: 1560 Ulster Avenue, 845.336.6300; Newburgh: 1240 Route 300, 845.569.0303; Poughkeepsie: 765 Dutchess Turnpike, 845.454.4330; and Wappinger: 160 Old Post Road, 845.632.9955. adamsfairacrefarms.com

BEACON NATURAL MARKET | Dedicated to providing wholesome goodness for their customers, Beacon Natural Market features organic and locally grown produce, dairy, grass-fed meats and more. Celebrating their 10th anniversary in 2015! Open daily. 348 Main Street, Beacon, 845.838.1288. beaconnaturalmarket.com

DECICCO FAMILY MARKETS | With ten locations throughout the lower Hudson Valley, DeCicco’s is a full service grocer featuring fresh ingredients from local farmers and international sources, as well as a full line of organic and natural produce. In Armonk, Brewster, Cornwall and more. deciccos.com

MOTHER EARTH’S STOREHOUSE | Founded in 1978, Mother Earth is committed to offering the best customer service along with the highest quality organic and natural products. Kingston: Kings Mall, Route 9W N., 845.336.5541; Poughkeepsie: 1955 South Road, 845.296.1069; Saugerties: 249 Main Street, 845.246.9614. motherearthstorehouse.com

PEPACTON NATURAL MARKET| Pepacton works to provide the fi nest, highest-quality products in organic food, supplements, skin care and more while keeping prices low in order to make better health affordable for everyone. 57 Stewart Avenue, Roscoe, 607.498.9909. pepactonnaturalfoods.com

QUATTRO’S POULTRY FARM & MARKET | This friendly family farm market offers chickens, pheasants, ducks, geese, turkeys, venison, custom-cut prime meats, and more. Onsite smokehouse, wide variety of craft beers, and ice cream bar! 2251 Route 44, Pleasant Valley, 845.635.2018. facebook.com/QuattrosFarm

RED HOOK NATURAL MARKET | From healthcare items to an outstanding selection of olive oils to the freshest produce from nearby farms, this amazing store is a delight for everyone who appreciates quality products. 7478 South Broadway, Red Hook, 845.758.9230

SUNFLOWER NATURAL FOODS MARKET | Since 1978, your source for the highest quality and largest selection of organic produce & natural products. We never sell conventional groceries and promise that all new products we sell are GMO free! 75 Mill Hill Rd., Woodstock, 845.679.5361. Sunflower Cafe & Juice Bar, 24 Garden St., Rhinebeck, 845.876.0798. sunflowernatural.com


HAMMERTOWN | At this award winning home and lifestyle store, each item, whether it be an antique, a piece of furniture, or kitchenware, is selected with design, purpose, and style. 3201 Route 199, Pine Plains, 518.398.7075; Montgomery Row, Rhinebeck. 845.876.1450; also in Great Barrington, MA. hammertown.com

HOULIHAN LAWRENCE | Serving Westchester, Fairfield, Dutchess and Putnam counties, Houlihan Lawrence offers over 26 offices and more than 1,200 realtors throughout NY and CT to help you buy or sell your home. In the Millbrook area, contact them at 845.677.6161. houlihanlawrence.com

MISKO HOME DESIGN | In addition to interior painting and moulding, Paul Misko also hand crafts custom coffee tables, cutting boards, and other works in wood. 845.744.8679 or woodvalleybear@gmail.com

NEST REALTY CO. | Connecting you to the life you want to live. Buy/ Sell—Call Helen Coyle Bergstein, 845.417.7242; helen@nestrealtyco.com. nestrealtyco.com

WARREN KITCHEN & CUTLERY | This true kitchenware emporium is a place where inspired chefs and cooking enthusiasts can find their favorite knives, cookware, appliances, kitchen tools, and serving pieces for home or restaurant. 6934 Route 9, Rhinebeck, 845.876.6208. warrenkitchentools.com


BEAR MOUNTAIN INN | Overlooking Hessian Lake, this historic inn provides fine food and overnight accommodations along with scenic views and breath-taking hiking along the Appalachian Trail. Escape and enjoy nature’s medicine. 55 Hessian Drive, Bear Mountain, 845.786.273. visitbearmountain.com

DEER MOUNTAIN INN | Welcoming guests since the late 1800’s and recently renovated, this luxurious inn and restaurant in the Catskill Mountains offers menus rooted in regional fare. 790 Route 25, Tannersville, 518.589.6268. deermountaininn.com

MINNEWASKA LODGE | Nestled at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains, the Minnewaska Lodge is surrounded by 25,000 acres of natural park preserve with breathtaking views. Enjoy the amenities of a fi ne hotel, and the ambience of a cozy mountain retreat. 3116 Route 44/55, Gardiner, 845.255.1110. minnewaskalodge.com

THYME IN THE COUNTRY | Where the accommodations are pure, food is the freshest and your time is well spent. Associate selling NYS certified raw milk from Rocky Fresh Farm. 671 Fish and Game Road, Hudson, 518.672.5623 or 518.672.6166. thymeinthecountrybandb.com


GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL | Located in a beautiful natural setting, this school is dedicated to Rudolf Steiner’s inspiring curriculum of innovation and discovery. Nursery – grade 12; also a birth through age 3 program. 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chesnut Ridge, 845.356.2514. gmws.org


THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA | Give the Gift of Great Tastes. Exceptional French, Italian, and American Dining. Culinary Vacations and Classes with our Chefs. Everything for the food and wine enthusiast. 888.248.2064. enthusiasts. ciachef.edu/giftcard


1857 SPIRITS | One of few American distilleries to provide its own potatoes and spring water, Barber’s Farm Distillery in the heart of the Schoharie Valley handcrafts its 1857 farm-to-bottle vodka in small batches to attain a perfectly smooth and creamy flavor. 3617 NY-30, Middleburgh. 1857spirits.com

APPLEWOOD ORCHARDS & WINERY | Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Applewood offers apple and pumpkin picking along with wagon rides and other activities. Sample their hard cider, too! 82 Four Corners Road, Warwick, 845.986.1684. applewoodorchards.com

BROOKLYN BREWERY | Since 1988, Brooklyn Brewery has established itself as New York’s pioneering craft brewery. Today, Brooklyn Lager is the number three draft beer in NYC and the brewery ranks among the nation’s top 30 breweries. brooklynbrewery.com

CATSKILL DISTILLING CO. | Crafted from locally grown grains, fruit from local orchards and botanicals grown on site, the spirits of Catskill Distillery embody the spirit of the farm distillery and a strong commitment to the local agricultural community. 2037 Rte. 17B, Bethel, 845.583.8569. catskilldistilling.com

ESTER WINE AND SPIRITS | Ester’s team of dedicated workers pursues high-quality and superior- flavored wines to provide its customers with the finest wine selection. Free tastings offered 6-9 pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 57 N Front St, Kingston, 845.331.1921. esterwine.com

HARVEST SPIRITS | This family farm offers a year ‘round market with pick-your-own apples and, on weekends, tours of their on-site distillery, home to the farm fresh Core Vodka. 3074 Route 9, Valatie, 518.758.7683. goldenharvestfarms.com; harvestspirits.com

SENECA LAKE WINE TRAIL | Experience the history, explore the vast beauty and discover the world-class wines of the Finger Lakes Region on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. On November 20-22 and December 4-6, enjoy their “Deck the Halls” weekend! 877.536.2717. senecalakewine.com

SHAWANGUNK WINE TRAIL | Shawangunk Wine Trail is home to 14 uniquely diverse wineries nestled between the Shawangunk Mountains and the Hudson River, just 60 miles north of NYC. shawangunkwinetrail.com

STOUTRIDGE VINEYARD | Stoutridge is committed to sustainable local agriculture and the production of wholly unprocessed wine. Taste, tour, relax. Open Fri.– Sun, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 10 Ann Kaley Lane, Marlboro, 845.236.7620. stoutridge.com

WARWICK VALLEY WINERY This picturesque winery and distillery blends high quality standards, the freshness of a local farm and a casual, friendly atmosphere. Visit and enjoy award-winning wines and spirits. 114 Little York Road, Warwick, 845.258.4858, wvwinery.com

WHITECLIFF VINEYARD & WINERY | Located west of the Hudson River, Whitecliff’s fertile soils and beautiful surrounds are reflected in it flavorful wines. Visit to tour, taste and buy. 331 McKinstry Road, Gardiner, 845.255.4613. whitecliffwine.com

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