Our Advertisers Summer 2012



CAMERA IN THE CUPBOARD | This online gallery offers photographs of beautiful fruits and vegetables. Stephen J Weinstein’s photography merges modern design with lighting and color reminiscent of 17th century Dutch still life paintings. camerainthecupboard.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

ORGANIC VALLEY | Organic Valley’s family of milk products are produced by family farmers in harmony with nature without antibiotics, synthetic hormones or pesticides. Available at quality retailers. organicvalley.coop


BETHEL WOODS HARVEST FESTIVAL, SEPT. 2–OCT. 7 | This annual Harvest Festival, featuring a farmers’ market, crafts, music and more, occurs Sundays, Labor Day to Columbus Day, from 11am – 4pm, providing the perfect day trip or weekend getaway. 200 Hurd Road, Bethel. bethelwoodscenter.org

BOUNTY OF THE HUDSON WINE FESTIVAL, JULY 28 & 29 | Meet and taste over 15 Hudson Valley wineries at this annual event that also features local chefs, food artisans, live music, a farmers’ market and more. ApplewoodWinery,Warwick; hosted by the ShawangunkWine Trail. bountyofthehudson.com

CARY INSTITUTE OF ECOSYSTEM STUDIES | Dedicated to research and education about ecological systems, this renowned institute helps further our understanding of the natural world through guided hikes,workshops,and events. Sharon Turnpike (Route 44),Millbrook, 845-677-5343. ecostudies.org

FOOD TRUTH | Looking for straight talk about food? Food Truth declares the virtues and wonders of real food and restores your appetite for what truly nourishes you. foodtalkonline.com

MEATLESS MONDAY | This non-profit initiative, in associaton with the Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health, provides information and recipes for consumers to start each week with healthy, environmentally friendly meat-free alternatives. meatlessmonday.org

MOUNTAIN LAUREL WALDORF SCHOOL | Guided by Rudolf Steiner’s educational philosophy, Mountain Laurel’s goals are to challenge toward artistic and academic excellence, nurture compassion and inspire freedom. Early childhood – 8th grade. 16 S. Chestnut Street, New Paltz, 845-255- 0033. mountainlaurel.org


COMMUNITY MARKETS | Since 1991, this organization has developed and managed farmers’ marktets that support local agriculture, strengthen local communities and make fresh produce available to many. Support their markets throughout the lower Hudson Valley and NYC. 914-923-4837; communitymarkets.biz

HEMLOCK HILL FARM | One the oldest working farms in Westchester County, Hemlock Hill Farm has provided the community with all natural, wholesome farm-raised products for over 70 years. Visit and experience the farm’s natural beauty. Store open daily. 500 Croton Ave, Cortlandt Manor, 914-737-2810. hemlockhillfarm.com

KELDER FARM | A 200-year-old family farm, Kelder’s fills your larder and entertains your gang with over 85 varieties of u-pick fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers, friendly farm animals, mini-golf, and a farm market. Look for the giant garden gnome! Route 209 between Accord and Kerhonkson. kelderfarm.com

McENROE ORGANIC FARM | Committed to organic farming, McEnroe Market offers a variety of farm products, regional foods, baked goods & organic groceries, along with field-to-fork education programs. Open daily. Route 22 between Millerton and Amenia. 518-789-3252, mcenroeorganicfarm

MEADOW VIEW FARM | Enjoy peppery arugula, white beets, and even tomatillos along with dozens of other fresh items from this family-owned farm. Offering same-day picked produce grown using organic practices. 105 Phillies Bridge Road, New Paltz/Gardiner, 845-255-6093. meadowviewfarmstand.com

NEW PALTZ FARMERS’ MARKET | Enjoy delicious and diverse foods offered by local farmers at this outdoor market held every Sunday, 10 am – 3 pm, through October. 24 Main Street, New Paltz. Newpaltzfarmersmarket.org

PAWLING FARMERS’ MARKET | On Saturdays, 9 am – noon, this local farmers’ market is the place for the best in locally-grown produce, cheese, baked goods and more.Pawling Green at Charles Colman Blvd., July 7 – Oct. 6. pawlingfarmersmarket.org

PENNINGS ORCHARD & FARM MARKET | Based on 100 acres of pristine farmland, Pennings Orchards & Farm Market has been a steadfast retailer of locally grown produce for more than 20 years. Route 94 & Warwick Turnpike,Warwick, 845-986-1059. penningsfarmmarket.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. Learn more at purecatskills.com

SAUGERTIES FARMERS’ MARKET | Established in 2002 to help stem the loss of farmland, this market features a wide variety of local produce along with eggs, homemade pies, syrup, fish and more. Saturdays, May 26–Oct. 20, 10am–2pm, 119 Main St. saugertiesfarmrsmarket.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. soonorchards.com

SPROUT CREEK FARM | Working farm, education center, a retail market, cheese-making center, peaceful sanctuary, summer camp, a place for intellectual inquiry….Sprout Creek Farm is all these things, and more.Visit this summer. 34 Lauer Road, Poughkeepsie, 845-485-8438. sproutcreekfarm.org

SUFFERN FARMERS’ MARKET | The Suffern Farmers’ Market, open Saturdays, June through November, 8:30am to 1pm, features fresh locallygrown produce, cheese, breads, and more. Entertainment, cooking demos, children’s activities, too. Commuter parking lot, Wayne and Lafayette Avenues. suffernfarmersmarket.org


ACORN HILL FARM | This small family farm’s cheeses are crafted in their micro-creamery, using only milk from their herd of organically-raised and managed dairy goats. Available at farmers’ markets, restaurants, and events. Cheesemaking classes, too. Walker Valley, 845-800-4239. acornhillfarmsteadcheeses.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

COCO POLO | Coco Polo’s quality 70% cacao chocolate bars, made in a variety of distinctive flavors and sweetened with natural stevia, delight chocolate lovers of every stripe. Available at specialty food stores, such as Red Hook Natural Foods, and online. cocopolo.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 in Millerton (13 Main Street, Millerton, 518-789-2121) and Soho (433 Broome Street, New York, 212-933-4853). harney.com

JAVA LOVE COFFEE ROASTING CO. | Buy beans straight from the roaster or sip a cup of artfully crafted fresh brew at this micro-batch Sullivan County roasting shop in the historic Beekman Mill Village building. 10 Horseshoe Lake Road, Kauneonga Lake, 845-707-2589. javaloveroasters.com

KIERNAN FARM BEEF | Using no steroids or antibiotics, Kiernan Farm beef is finished only on the green grass pastures of the Shawangunk Valley. Buy by phone, online, at the farm or farmers’ markets. 1308 Bruynswick Road (Route 7), Gardiner. 845-255-5995; kiernanfarm.com

KINDERHOOK FARM | Kinderhook Farm, known for its sustainably raised beef, cattle and sheep, now offers FarmStay. Enjoy a vacation experiencing rural life while staying at the farm’s beautifully renovated, rustically elegant barn. 1958 Route 21, Ghent, 518-929-3076. kinderhookfarmstay.com or kinderhookfarm.com

MOXIE CUPCAKES | Scratch-baked to order cupcakes using local dairy, eggs, and produce. Available throughout the Hudson Valley and in their brand new café. Custom flavors and towers; gluten free and vegan options. 215 Main Street, New Paltz. 845-255-2253.

NOBLE PIES | From its humble home-based beginnings, Noble Pies has grown into its own full-time pie shop. Still, every pie and baked good is made from scratch, featuring local fruits and seasonal ingredients. 121 Route 94S, Warwick, 845-986-7436. noblepies.com

PLUM PLUMS | This charming shop offers gourmet cheeses from around the world along with enticing accoutrements and gift items. Explore your passion by taking one of their classes. 72Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, 914-764-1525. plumplumscheese.com

ROCCOROMA | This European-style market, established in 1925, offers an abundance of fine pasta, olive oils, flours, cheeses, meats, fish, prepared sauces, and more. Open 7 days; catering services available. 99 Railroad Avenue, Goshen, 845-294-1884. roccoroma.com

RYKOWSKI LIVESTOCK | Rykowski Livestock prides itself on raising topquality, grass-fed, grain-finished beef, pork, and chickens without hormones or antibiotics. Order over 50 USDA cuts by phone, website or at the Rosendale Farmers’ Market. 233 Creeklocks Road, Rosendale, 845-658- 3632. rykowskilivestock.com

SCARBOROUGH FARE | Enjoy the finest in olive oils and vinegars as well as other gourmet specialty items at this wonderful shop. Check out their tasting bar and filling station, too! 8 N. Front Street, New Paltz. 845-255-0061. scarboroughfarenp.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 DutchessTurnpike, 845-454-4330; andWappinger: 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. Open daily. 348 Main Street, Beacon, 845-838-1288. beaconnaturalmarket.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

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

OTTO’S MARKET | The mission of Otto’s Market is to be the best small grocery store in the Hudson Valley, offering the spirit of the local Main Street grocer of a bygone era. 215 Main Street, Germantown, 518-537-7200. ottosmarket.com

PURPLE DRAGON FOOD CO-OP | This year-round, bi-weekly food co-op assembles variety baskets of the freshest organic and local produce and distributes to over 70 locations throughout the region. Enjoy a low cost way to healthier eating. 973-429-0391; purpledragon.com

RED BARN | A wholesale operation, Red Barn Produce also provides pick up orders to meet special event needs. Please call in advance. Monday thru Saturday, closed Sunday. 249 Route 32 South, New Paltz. 845-255-5200.

SUNFLOWER NATURAL FOODS MARKET | With the belief that a healthy body and mind are essential for living a full realized life, this shop offers the finest quality produce, groceries, supplements, and more. 75 Mill Hill Road (Bradley Meadows Shopping Plaza),Woodstock, 845-679-5361. sunflowernatural.com

WHOLE FOODS MARKET | With a mission to change the way America eats, this food retailer offers an outstanding, carefully selected array of natural, organic and local foods and produce.110 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, 914-288-1300. wholefoodsmarket.com


A.L. STICKLE VARIETY STORE | A Rhinebeck landmark since 1946, this shop now offersThe Knitting Garage, a resource and gathering place for knitters, featuring quality handspun and local yarn, fibers, classes and more.13 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, 845-876-3206. alstickle.com

APPLE SEED PERMACULTURE | This regenerative design and ecological landscaping firm specializes in edible landscapes, capturing carbon, restoring ecosystem health, maximizing food production, building soil and more. 3560 Main Street, Stone Ridge, 845-594-4518. appleseedpermaculture.org

COLDWELL BANKER VILLAGE GREEN | Find your perfect home in the country—buy and sell. Call Helen Coyle Bergstein, 845-417-7242 mobile office or helencoylebergstein@gmail.com

DUKE POTTERY | From tea bowls to vases, to fine art sculptural vessels and more, artist Carolyn Duke looks to the patterns and rhythms in nature for her inspiration in creating one-of-a-kind stoneware and pottery designs. 855 Route 93, Roscoe, 607-498-5207. dukepottery.com

GLOBAL HOME | Nestled in the small resort town of Jeffersonville, this shop showcases an internationally inspired array of imported home furnishings and accessories, gems discovered by the owners’ travels around the world. 4929 Main Street, Jeffersonville, 845-482-3652. globalhomeny.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

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


BUTTERMILK FALLS INN & SPA | Situated on a 70-acre estate, Buttermilk Falls combines modern luxury with historic elegance and charm. The perfect venue for weddings, special occasions, business retreats, or a pampering getaway. 220 North Road, Milton. 845-795-1310. buttermilkfallsinn.com

DIAMOND MILLS HOTEL & TAVERN | This recently opened, luxury boutique hotel, nestled between the Hudson River and the majestic Catskill Mountains, features 30 rooms and suites with waterfall views and private balconies. Ideal for a getaway or special event. 25 South Partition Street, Saugerties, 845-247-0700. diamondmillshotel.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 fine hotel, and the ambience of a cozy mountain retreat. 3116 Route 44/55, Gardiner, 845-255-1110. minnewaskalodge.com

SCHOHARIE COUNTY TOURISM | Between the Adirondacks and the Catskills, Schoharie County offers the best of food, comfortable accommodations, farmers’ markets, and farm stands across the area. Explore this scenic spot without being too far from home. 1-800-41-VISIT. upstatevacations.com

SULLIVAN COUNTY CATSKILLS | Enjoy adventure, concerts, art galleries, gourmet dining and more in the spectacular hills of Sullivan County. Also home to a wonderful array of food artisans and farms, such as Eureka Market & Café and Neversink Farm. 800-888CATS; scva.net

VISIT CALLICOON.COM | Nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, where eagles fly overhead, Sullivan County’s Callicoon is a charming town steeped in history and rich in sightseeing opportunities. Enjoy outstanding food, lodging, antiquing, outdoor activities and more. visitcallicoon.com

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


AARON BURR CIDER | The Cidery, an organic grower of regional heirloom apples, is a small Hudson Valley farm with a big goal:The reestablishment of cider as America’s table wine. Wurtsboro, 845-468-5867. aaronburrcider.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

CLINTON VINEYARDS | The romance of wine and the splendor of nature come together in a special way at Clinton Vineyards, “the jewel of Hudson Valley agriculture”. Visit, tour, and taste their award-winning wines. 450 Schultzville Road, Clinton Corners, NY 845-266-5372. clintonvineyards.com

DELAWARE PHOENIX DISTILLERY | Located in Walton, along the Delaware River in the Western Catskills, this distillery handcrafts whiskey and absinthes utilizing the finest herbs, grains, and other quality ingredients. Ask for them at area restaurants and spirits shops. 607-865-5056; delawarephoenix.com

HARVEST SPIRITS | This family farm offers pick your own apples every day through October.Year ‘round, visit their farm market and, on weekends, on-site distillery. Tour, taste, and buy spirited products, including Core Vodka. 3074 Route 9, Valatie, 518-758-7683. goldenharvestfarms.com; harvestspirits.com

OLD MILL WINE AND SPIRITS | With an old world ambience, friendly, knowledgeable staff, and a passionately selected array of wines and spirits, this gem of a shop is an oenophile’s delight. 6390 Mill Street, Rhinebeck, 845-876-5343.

SHAWANGUNK WINE TRAIL | Nestled between the Shawangunk Mountains and the majestic Hudson River in Ulster and Orange Counties, the Shawangunk Wine Trail is home to 11 unique family-owned wineries producing award winning wines, ciders and cordials. gunkswine.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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