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HUDSON VALLEY REGION

COUNTY

COLUMBIACOUNTYTOURISM.ORG


VISIT HUDSON NY.COM Your Guide to Upstate’s Downtown

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udson is a vibrant city with a long and colorful history. Its urban center boasts a wealth of architectural treasures housing over 200 locally-owned shops, eating and drinking establishments, cultural venues and quaint B&B’s to contemporary inns and hotels.

u VisitHudsonNY.com A project of the Hudson Business Coalition www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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ur agricultural roots run deep in Columbia County. Family farms have been growing heirloom vegetable strains for generations, and young pioneers open new CSA farms year after year. Stop by our farm stands and markets, where the growers bring their just-picked produce and fine crafted products. Indulge your senses in a taste and leave with the makings of a feast and tips on how to fix it. It’s all here: extraordinary diner fare, ethnic treats that have won national raves, and pizza as an art form. Coffee shops where fresh-brewed excellence is served with a side of local insider tips. Fragrant bakeries employing strict European standards. Don’t forget chocolatiers, pub cuisine, and mouthwatering steaks. Vegan, casual, or candlelit—name your mood, we’ve got the food—from falafel to molecular gastronomy and everywhere in between. We’ll quench your thirst with artisanal beverages. Our distilleries, brewery, and wineries welcome you to tour, taste and celebrate. Columbia County—where farm-to-table cuisine is just how it’s done.

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04 Food & Drink

18 Artisanal Beverages

22 Country Markets & Farms

26 Farmers’ Markets

28 Festivals

30 Weddings

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Food & Drink } Ancram THE FARMER’S WIFE

Fresh regional fare. 3 Cty. Rt. 8. 518-329-5431
 www.thefarmerswife.biz

THE POND RESTAURANT

Come taste our worldclass flavors. Farm to table isn’t just a slogan here, it’s a way of life—and we’re talking about fabulous farms where growing food is a science, an art, and a passion. Stop at one of our bakeries, wineries, farm stands, small-batch distilleries, or delis and get some culinary magic to go, or tarry awhile and let our world-class chefs work their magic on the plate at your table

} Austerlitz O’S EATERY 


Italian and American home-cooked entrees. 
 309 Rigor Hill Rd. 518-392-1001 www.oseatery.com

} Canaan BACKWATER BAR AND GRILL


A Canaan classic is back with Chef Gary Knight preparing nightly specials as well as great items off of the menu. Live weekend entertainment.
 42 Queechy Lake Dr. 518-781-0199
 www.backwatergrille.com

} Chatham BENGABLE SAVORIES

Sandwiches, soups and salads, in addition to the quiches and savory pastries, which are handmade in small batches using seasonal produce with a focus on cheeses, milk, cream, and eggs from local farms. 17 Central Sq. 518-392-0205 www.bengablesavories.com

BLUE PLATE RESTAURANT

“The American Bistro with International Implications” celebrating its 22nd year on the circle! Emphasis on local/seasonal offerings. Full bar and extensive wine list. 1 Kinderhook St. 518-392-7711 www.chathamblueplate.net

CHATHAM BREWING FOOD TRUCK


American Glory

FOOD & DRINK

The Flammerie

Good, old-fashioned, real home cooking in a casual “Appalachian Lodge” setting. Banquet facilities for 175. 
 711 Cty. Rt. 3. 518-329-1500

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Enjoy fresh-made local food from Chatham Brewing’s food truck prepared by a Culinary Institute of America trained chef. Serving locally sourced grass-fed beef burgers, bratwurst with housemade mustard, homemade veggie burgers, soups, and creative pairings to go with the county’s freshest craft beer.
 59 Main St. 518-697-0202 Facebook: Chatham Brewing

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CHATHAM CHINESE RESTAURANT
 Chinese, take out or eat in. 15 Dardess Dr. 518-392-9898

CHATHAM GRILL
 Family-friendly restaurant featuring American and Mexican seasonal specialties in a casual relaxed atmosphere. 
 34 Hudson Ave. 518-392-1471 Facebook: Chatham Grill

CHATHAM REAL FOOD MARKET CO-OP CAFÉ Community-owned café open daily with freshly prepared healthy meals. 15 Church St. 518-392-3353 www.realfoodcoop.net

DESTINO—COCINA MEXICANA AND MARGARITA BAR
 Traditional and creative Mexican and Tex-Mex food with local ingredients, and innovative margaritas. Popular happy hour Wed. and Thurs. Warm weather outdoor deck dining. 1 Church St. 518-392-6663
 www.destinochatham.com

GLENN’S 66 EATZZERIA


YIANNI’S RESTAURANT

Traditional New England food with complex culinary techniques to take your taste buds to the next level and sushi bar offering authentic Japanese delicacies prepared fresh to order. 
 29 Hudson Ave. (Rt. 66) 518-392-7700
 www.yiannisatchathamhouse.com

} Claverack COYOTE FLACO

Mexican bar and grill, fajitas, enchiladas, quesadillas, vegetarian plates, wings, and more. 
 6032 Rt. 9H. 518-851-9042
 Facebook: Coyote Flaco Hudson NY

KEELER’S ESKIMO BAR

Roadside stand serving burgers, subs, sandwiches, and ice cream, fresh fruit sundaes in season. Open seasonally. 14 Rt. 9H. 518-851-7520

} Clermont

Appetizers and wings, burgers, pizza, salads, subs, sandwiches, wraps, hot subs. 
 19 Center St. 518-392-6669
 Facebook: Eatzzeria

’CUE TO GO

LAGONIA’S PIZZA & CAFÉ


} Columbiaville

Italian specialties, pizza, subs, wraps, burgers. 
 2 Dardess Dr. 518-392-7744
 www.lagonias.com

OUR DAILY BREAD GLUTEN FREE BAKERY AND CAFÉ
 Gourmet sandwiches, vegetarian selections, artisanal bread with everything made in-house, glutenfree bakery. 
 54 Main St. 518-392-9852 
 www.ODBeFree.com

OUR DAILY BREAD DELI
 House-cured, kosher-style deli meats—authentic Middle Eastern platters and falafel, European style café with fresh baked artisan breads and exceptionally made, locally roasted coffee and craft beers/local cider. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, and catering, outdoor seating in season. 
 116 Hudson Ave. 
 518-392-CAFÉ (2233)
Facebook: OurDailyBreadChatham/Deli

PIZZA DEN 
 Italian-American pizza. 10 Austerlitz St. 518-392-3636 Facebook: PizzaDen

Take-out BBQ. 230 Cty. Rt. 6. 518-537-7246 www.creativecuisine.com

HOT-DIGG-ITY’S PIZZERIA & HOMETOWN GRILL

Pizza, Italian-American dinners, homemade soups and salads, subs, burgers, and sandwiches, fresh baked cookies. Catering available. 1229 Rt. 9, Columbiaville (next to the Columbiaville Post Office). 518-828-6892

} Copake CHURCH STREET DELI & PIZZERIA


Breakfast sandwiches, full breakfasts, hot/cold subs, salads, wraps, pizza. 1677 Cty. Rt. 7A. 518-329-4551 Facebook: Church Street Deli & Pizzeria

CLOCK TOWER PUB & GRILL

Family-friendly pub and grill serving fresh American fare. Our casual dining space, complete with full bar, TVs, pool table, and a jukebox, is the perfect spot to relax and unwind over lunch or at the end of a long work day. 1682 Cty. Rt. 7A. 518-329-4279 Facebook: Clock Tower Pub & Grill www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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COPAKE GENERAL STORE

Sandwiches, salads, pies, coffee, dry goods, and good company. 171 Cty. Rt. 7A. 518-329-3663 Facebook: Copake General Store

DAD’S DINER

Home-cooked meals from eggs to prime rib and fish in a ’50sstyle diner. 27 Cty. Rt. 7A. 518-329-3237 Facebook: Dads Diner

} Copake Lake

GASKINS 


A gathering place for the community and an extension of Nick and Sarah Suarez’s home, literally, as they live upstairs from the restaurant. The food they serve uses exceptional ingredients from nearby farms, but, just as importantly, is nourishing and satisfying. 2 Church Ave. 518-537-2107
 www.gaskinsny.com

OTTO’S MARKET


THE GREENS RESTAURANT AT COPAKE COUNTRY CLUB

Everyday basics as well as a thoughtful selection of specialty food items, produce from the Hudson Valley, and a variety of local products. Deli sandwich favorites and baked goods available.

 215 Main St. 518-537-7200
 www.ottosmarket.com

} Craryville

Appetizers, dinners, hot/cold subs, burgers, pizza, calzones, and wings. 85 Palatine Park Rd. 518-537-6262 www.palparkpizza.com

Fine and casual dining, Sunday brunch and catering. Friday night and Sunday brunch. Enjoy live local entertainment. 44 Golf Course Rd. 518-325-0019 www.copakecountryclub.com

DUTCH TREAT

FOOD & DRINK

} Germantown

Breakfast, sandwiches and glutenfree pancakes and breads, burgers, hot dogs, seafood, vegetarian. 
 1843 Rt. 23. 518-325-5107
 Facebook: Dutch Treat

MARTINDALE CHIEF DINER


Homemade American diner food. 
 1000 Rt. 23 (at Taconic State Parkway). 518-851-2525 Facebook: Martindale Chief Diner

} East Chatham DONNA’S COUNTRY GRILL


Fast food, burgers, french fries, wraps, soup, homemade hot subs, ice cream, and daily specials. Open seasonally.
 591 Rt. 295. 518-392-3042 Facebook: Donna’s Country Grill

EAST CHATHAM FOOD COMPANY

Family-friendly restaurant in the bucolic hamlet of East Chatham serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch six days a week. Featuring a full bar, friendly staff, and locallysourced ingredients. 1267 Rt. 295. 518-392-5065 Facebook: East Chatham Food Company

} Elizaville THE ELIZAVILLE DINER


American and Greek specialties, daily specials. 573 West Kerleys Corners Rd. 845-756-3559
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PALATINE PARK PIZZA


VALLEY HARVEST ICE CREAM AND GRILL


Providing the local community with quality ice cream, healthy homemade food, a friendly family orientated atmosphere, reasonable prices and locally harvested produce whenever possible. As the seasons change so does the menu, by offering the Hudson Valley’s fruits and vegetables prepared in various ways. Open seasonally.
 6 Palatine Park Rd. 518-537-6266 Facebook: Valley Harvest Ice Cream & Grill

} Ghent BARTLETT HOUSE

This restored historic property has been transformed into an active kitchen, bakery, and café serving specialty food items inspired by the Hudson Valley and representing a crossroads of fresh flavors and delights. Grab a coffee and pastry to go, or sit down and enjoy a full meal made by us. 2258 Rt. 66. 518-392-7787 www.bartletthouse.com

CAFÉ OMI AT THE FIELDS SCULPTURE PARK


Locally sourced lunch menu served weekends. Weekdays: beverages and snacks during Visitor Center hours.
 1405 Cty. Rt. 22. 518-392-4747
 www.artomi.org

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GEORGE & SONS


Fast food and ice cream. 
 2319 Rt. 66. 518-392-3440
 www.dairyqueen.com

Family-owned restaurant, breakfast specials, and delicious desserts. 
 160 Fairview Ave. 518-828-3116 Facebook: George & Son Restaurant

KOZEL’S RESTAURANT 
 Family-owned and operated for 75 years. Specializes in steaks, prime rib, and fresh seafood. Banquet facilities for up to 300 people. Buses welcome. 
 1006 Rt. 9H. 518-828-3326 
 www.kozelsrestaurant.com

HUDSON CURRY HOUSE Indian tandoori cuisine for restaurant or take-out. 350 Fairview Ave. 518-828-1367 www.hudsoncurryhouse.com

LA BELLA’S PIZZA


WHITE STONE CAFÉ 
 Continental, American, Greek, and all-you-can-eat buffet. 2337 Rt. 66. 518-392-7171 www.whitestonecafe.com

Pizza, pasta, Italian dinners. 350 Fairview Ave. 518-828-1844 www.labellahudson.com

} Greenport

American, Greek, Italian, seafood, steaks, and chops. Mexican night Tues. 300 Fairview Ave. 518-822-0356

APPLEBEE’S 
 Real food. Real fun. Real close. Car-side to go.
 420 Fairview Ave. 518-828-0000
 www.applebees.com

ASIAN CAFÉ
 Chinese eat in or take out.
 424 Fairview Ave. 518-828-1123
 www.hudsonasiancafe.com

BAGEL TYME
 Bagels, sandwiches, soup. 389 Fairview Ave. 518-822-1510 Facebook: Bagel Tyme

BOB’S RESTAURANT
 Family-style restaurant. 
 2 James St. 518-828-9298

CHINATOWN RESTAURANT Chinese cuisine, eat in or carry out. 160 Fairview Ave. 518-822-0929

PLAZA DINER


SPRING GARDEN RESTAURANT
 Chinese cuisine. 
 350 Fairview Ave. 518-828-4770 www.springgardenhudsonny.com

TCBY HUDSON
 TCBY frozen yogurt, self serve, cakes, shakes, and FUN. 
 424 Fairview Ave. 518-697-7955
 www.store.tcby.com/home/hudson

}Harlemville HAWTHORNE VALLEY FARM STORE CAFÉ
 Organic soups, sandwiches and entrees, raw milk, and on-site organic bakery. 327 Rt. 21C. 518-672-7500 opt 2
 www.store.hawthornevalley.org

Casual Dining

KOZEL’S K OZEL’S RESTAURANT EST.1936

1006 State R Route 9H | Ghent, N NY 12075

518.828.3326 Fax 518.822.1502 Closed Tuesdays T

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} Hillsdale CROSSROADS FOOD SHOP 


Small, casual restaurant featuring a seasonally changing menu sourced with locally raised and grown ingredients. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 2642 Rt. 23. 518-325-1461
 www.crossroadsfoodshop.com

FOUR BROTHERS PIZZA INN

Pizza, Italian, American, and Greek. 2828 Rt. 23. 518-325-7300
 www.fourbrotherspizzainn.com

MOUNT WASHINGTON HOUSE 


Historic tavern with a casual menu, daily specials, 3 pool tables, and entertainment most weekends. Fullservice banquet room for your party or special event. 2627 Rt. 23. 518-325-4631 Facebook: Mount Washington House

O’S HILLSDALE COUNTRY DINER


FOOD & DRINK

American diner. Home-cooked entrees.
 9276 Rt. 22. 518-325-1150 Facebook: O’s Hillsdale Country Diner

SWISS HUTTE RESTAURANT

Country inn with European flair. Serving lunch and dinner. 3290 Rt. 23. 518-325-3333 
 www.swisshutte.com

VILLAGE SCOOP


A favorite stop for anyone with a sweet tooth! Dessert lovers can create-their-own ice cream concoctions or enjoy one of the many specialties of the house. Milkshakes, sundaes, banana splits, floats, coffees, baked goods, and more. Featuring local products. Open seasonally.
 2640 Rt. 23. 518-325-6455
 www.villagescoop.com

} Hudson AEBLE

A neighborhood restaurant with one simple goal: to offer a welcoming place to gather over memorable meals and great conversation. Chef-owner Charles Brassard and host-owner Anna Utevsky are a pair of old friends who love to take care of people through food, beverage, and simple hospitality. The food we serve Is deceptively simple as we showcase the excellent ingredients grown in the region. We throw a nightly dinner party and love hosting our neighbors, friends, and Hudson visitors alike. 449 Warren St. 518-697-7987 www.aebleny.com 8

AMERICAN GLORY RESTAURANT 
 A BBQ restaurant specializing in “legendary regional BBQ of the United States and classic American comfort food,” entertainment on weekends. 
 342 Warren St. 518-822-1234
 www.americanglory.com

BABA LOUIE’S Organic pizza, pasta, salad. Serving lunch and dinner.
 517 Warren St. 518-751-2155 
 www.babalouiespizza.com

BACKBAR
 Craft beer, natural wine, and classic cocktails served in this funky little bar with a large outdoor garden. Food influenced by travels through Asia, prepared with the finest Hudson Valley ingredients (and served late into the night). Open everyday, and a great spot to plan your next party or event.
 347 Warren St. 518-828-0567
 www.backbar-hudson.com

BAGEL TYME
 Bagels, sandwiches, homemade soups. 41 North Sixth St. 518-828-8979 Facebook: Bagel Tyme

BRUNO’S
 Sandwiches, soups, and salads all made from scratch using locally grown, sustainable ingredients. Our market features a large selection of healthy staple foods including local dairy, eggs, produce, and meats. 227 Warren St. 518-822-9344 Facebook: Brunos

CAFÉ LE PERCHE
 Authentic wood-fired French oven creates fresh bread and pastries. Soup, sandwiches, salads, entrees, desserts. Fireside dining in the lounge, outdoor dining, intimate bar setting. 230 Warren St. 518-822-1850 
 www.cafeleperche.com

CA’MEA RESTAURANT 
 Old family recipes and Italian hospitality, garden dining in season. 333 Warren St. 518-822-0005
 www.camearestaurant.com

THE CASCADES 
 Serving breakfast and lunch. Sandwiches, soups, salads, espresso, craft beer, and wine—all served by friendly staff in a historic building on Warren Street. 407 Warren St. 518-822-9146
 www.thecascadeshudson.com

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4 SEPARATE RESTAURANTS

Carolina House 59 Broad St Kinderhook, NY 518-758-1669

1 LOYALTY PROGRAM Chatham Grill 34 Hudson Ave Chatham, NY 518-392-1471

MORE OPTIONS Magdalena’s 3018 Main St Valatie, NY 518-758-1127

MORE FUN Valatie Bar & Grill 3011 Main St Valatie, NY 518-758-1232

One customer loyalty program More options, more fun Info@columbiacountydining.com Business office - 518-758-1669 coming soon… www.columbiacountydining.com www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Helsinki Hudson

FOOD & DRINK

FISH AND GAME


Housed in a renovated 19th century blacksmith’s shop, Fish & Game celebrates the bounty of the Hudson Valley, with an often changing menu featuring the highestquality ingredients available. The wine list has a particular focus on terroir-expressive wines produced with minimal intervention. The cocktail menu focuses on original, seasonal creations as well as classics. Dinner is served Thursday through Sunday in our main dining room, bar/lounge, outdoor patio, and private dining room. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday.
 13 South 3rd St. 518-822-1500
 www.fishandgamehudson.com

FOOD STUDIO


Southeast Asian-inspired cuisine featuring local growers. 
 610 Warren St. 518-828-3459
 www.hudsonfoodstudio.com

GOLDEN GRAIN PIZZERIA & RESTAURANT


Pizza, subs, salads, wings, fried chicken. We cater any occasion.
 721 Columbia St. 518-828-7555 or 518-828-1222 Facebook: Golden Grain Pizzeria & Restaurant

GRAZIN’ DINER


From our farm to your table, 100% grass-fed and finished black angus burgers and house-made milkshakes and sodas from our oldfashioned fountain are just a few of the locally sourced and organic treats we are offering daily, as you enjoy a 1950’s diner atmosphere complete with a Wurlitzer jukebox. 
 717 Warren St. 518-822-9323
 www.grazinburger.com

GREEN STREET DELI & CAFÉ

Menu features breakfast sandwiches, specialty sandwiches, homemade salads, and much more. 67 Green St. 518-822-1649 www.greenstreetdelicafe.com 10

ITALIAN MARKET


Italian deli with signature sandwiches and Italian salads, entrees and sides. Call-in orders accepted. 
 717 Columbia St. 518-671-6610

LE GAMIN

Country
French café. Authentic casual French ambiance, popular neighborhood feel, good fresh food, and signature crêpes. 
 609 Warren St. 518-828-2885
 www.legamincountry.com

LIL’ DEB’S OASIS

A gathering place for artists, chefs and friends to celebrate together in food. Offering up bright and bold tropical dishes inspired by the founders’ combined roots in Latin America and the North American South. 747 Columbia St. 518-828-4307 www.lildebsoasis.com

THE MERCANTILE

Coffee shop serving fresh pastries from local bakers, delicious coffees, refreshing drinks in a friendly atmosphere found at Wm. Farmer & Sons. 20 S. Front St. 518-828-1635 www.wmfarmerandsons.com

MEXICAN RADIO 


Mexican Radio’s fabulous Mexican food and delicious margaritas are drawing crowds. 537 Warren St. 518-828-7770
 www.mexrad.com

MOTO COFFEE MACHINE


“What Drives You.” A motorcycle shop and coffee shop in one. Try the daily waffle specials. 357 Warren St. 518-822-8232 Facebook: Moto Coffee Machine

NOLITA’S BAKERY CAFÉ

Specializing in fresh baked goods baked on premises, and delicious specialty sandwiches, soup, quiches, and burgers. 454 Warren St. 518-828-4905

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GENERAL STORE

523 Warren Street, Hudson, NY Open Wed.–Mon. 11:30am–9:30pm www.oakpizzanapoletana.com

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Photo by Peter Blandori

FOOD & DRINK

OAK PIZZERIA NAPOLETANA

THE RESTAURANT AT HELSINKI HUDSON


Wood-fired Southern Italian eatery serving authentic Neapolitan pizzas, seasonal selections of small plates, and terroir-driven wines. 523 Warren St. 518-671-6300 www.oakpizzanapoletana.com

Carries on a 15-year tradition featuring creative, homespun, seasonally selected food in a welcoming and beautiful atmosphere. 
 405 Columbia St. 518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

OLDE HUDSON


Great place to meet and relax. Gourmet fair trade, certified organic coffees and tea, hot chocolate and cold drinks, bakery items. Open mic night—Thursdays. Wifi. 
 742 Warren St. 518-828-2210 Facebook: REV Hudson

A specialty food shop featuring the finest selection of farmstead domestic, artisanal and imported cheeses and charcuterie, fine meats, freshest fish, poultry and provisions, eat-in or take-out cheese plates and handmade paninis. Gift baskets for every occasion. 449 Warren St. 518-828-6923
 www.oldehudson.com

OR GALLERY AND TAVERN Coffee/pastries; drink menu, tapas menu. 
 35 S. 3rd St. 518-828-0798
 www.orgalleryandtavern.com

PATISSERIE LENOX
 Fine French pastries, custom cakes, wedding cakes, ice cream, big selection of gourmet teas and coffee. Organic lunch served all day. 
 504 Warren St. 518-400-2530
 www.patisserielenox.com

RED CHOPSTICK
 Szechuan and Cantonese Chinese food. Free delivery available. 

 305 Warren St. 518-828-7926

RED DOT RESTAURANT & BAR American Bistro featuring worldinspired fare for over 13 years. 321 Warren St. 518-828-3657 
 www.reddotrestuarant.com 12

REV


SCALI’S PASTA & PIZZA

Italian, American. 978 Columbia St. 518-828-9186 www.scalispizza.com

THE SPOTTY DOG BOOKS & ALE


A bookstore featuring 12 microbrews on tap. Wine, coffee, tea. Baked goods and snacks are also available. Check website for events and music schedule. 
 440 Warren St. 518-671-6006
 www.thespottydog.com

STELLA’S PIZZERIA & ITALIAN BAKERY


Italian bakery, Italian entrées and pizza. 
 69 Fairview Ave. 518-671-6033 Facebook: Stella’s Pizza

SWOON KITCHENBAR

A neighborhood brasserie. Locally sourced, inventive New American cuisine from a husband-wife team in a lively, upscale space.
 340 Warren St. 518-822-8938
 www.swoonkitchenbar.com

TANZY’S 


American favorites and afternoon tea, gifts and gift baskets. Late afternoon tea by reservation only.
 223 Warren St. 518-828-5165
 www.tanzyshudson.com

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Sandwiches & salads Homemade ice cream Corn maze Annuals & perennials Hanging baskets 65 Chatham Street Kinderhook

Pick-your-own Farm store Wagon rides Homemade ice cream 5 Sunset Avenue Kinderhook

FARM FRESH FIESTA FOOD!

OFFERING VEGGIE, VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS IN HUDSON AND SCHENECTADY

MEXRAD.COM

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Photo by Peter Blandori

TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN
 Specialty Caribbean store provides hot meals, breakfast, lunch, dinner i.e., jerk chicken, oxtail, curry goat. 
 719 Columbia St. 518-610-4347 Facebook: Taste of The Caribbean

FOOD & DRINK

VERDIGRIS TEA AND CHOCOLATE BAR 
 A variety of teas by the cup, pot, or ounce. We also offer an interesting collection of teawares, kitchen ware, chocolates, and bakery items. 
 135 Warren St. 518-828-3139
 www.verdigristea.com

VICO RESTAURANT 
 Modern take on traditional Tuscan cuisine in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. We use the freshest local ingredients from Hudson Valley farmers as well as artisanal cheeses and salami imported from Italy. 
 136 Warren St. 518-828-6529
 www.vicorestaurant.com

WASABI Japanese and sushi bar. 807 Warren St. 518-828-1888
 Facebook: Wasabi on Warren

WM. FARMER AND SONS BARROOM
 At the heart of this historic 1830s Hudson building resides a beautifully redesigned dining room and bar featuring locally sourced soulful American regional cuisine and classically crafted cocktails. 20 S. Front St. 518-828-1635
 www.wmfarmerandsons.com

WUNDERBAR & BISTRO
 Comfortable, warm, and inviting, offering progressive American, comfort food at affordable prices. 744 Warren St. 518-828-0555
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} Kinderhook BROAD STREET BAGEL CO
 Baked goods, bagels, sandwiches, wraps, soups, handcrafted coffee, and tea. 
 1 Broad St. (Rt. 9). 518-758-8084
 www.broadstreetbagelco.com

CAROLINA HOUSE 
 An innovative mix of classic American favorites and multi-ethnic fare freshly prepared and served in warm, friendly surroundings. 59 Broad St. (Rt. 9). 518-758-1669
 www.carolinahouserestaurant.com

DYAD WINE BAR
 An American tapas restaurant and wine bar. 16 Hudson St. 518-610-8511
 www.dyadwinebar.com

EAT. SIP. SMILE.
 A cozy and inviting café offers delicious, homemade, wholesome breakfast and lunch food for the health-conscious. Down-home comfort food and features homemade baked goods, including raw, and gluten-free selections. 
 3 Albany Ave. 518-610-8510
 www.eatsipsmile.com

THE FLAMMERIE
 A farm-to-table, wood-fired bistro. Rooted in German and French culinary traditions, but reflecting the abundance of Hudson Valley produce and artisanal producers. The menu changes and evolves with the seasons, often changing faster than their website can keep up. Reservations are highly recommended. 
 7 Hudson St. 518-758-1509
 www.theflammerie.com

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ELEVATED SOUL FOOD & LIVE MUSIC VENUE helsinkihudson.com 405 Columbia St Hudson NY 518.828.4800

We must be doing something right!

CELEBRATING OUR 22 nd SEASON! DINNER TUESDAYS THRU SUNDAYS 1 KINDERHOOK STREET, CHATHAM 392.7711 CHATHAMBLUEPLATE.NET

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FOOD & DRINK

SAMASCOTT’S GARDEN MARKET

Fresh, local, seasonal selections of sandwiches, salads, and soups. All offerings are pre-made and available in the cooler case. Menu varies based on produce available in season. All items are made from scratch and no processed meats are used. Vegetarian options available. 65 Chatham St. 518-758-9292 www.samascott.com

} New Lebanon BLUEBERRY HILL MARKET CAFÉ


New American café serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, specialty drinks. 
 515 Rt. 20. 518-794-2011
 Facebook: Blueberry Hill Market Café

BUCKY’S BAGELS & PIZZA


Bagels, pizza, deli sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches, and bakery items. 
 502 Rt. 22/20, Valley Plaza. 
 518-794-8865
 Facebook: 
Bucky’s Bagels

CHINA CITY

Takeout
Chinese. 
 501 Rt. 20/22. 518-794-9181

JIMMY D’S PIZZA ROYALE & RESTAURANT


Greek, Italian, American, pizza, Breakfast on weekends. 
 531 Rts. 20/22. 518-794-8161

M & M’S TAP AND TAVERN


Restaurant and tavern serving wood-fired pizza and burgers.
 
 501 Rt. 20. 518-794-6102 Facebook: M&M’s Tap and Tavern

MARIO’S RESTAURANT

Northern Italian and American cuisine. Reservations recommended. 
 458 Rts. 20/22. 518-794-9495
 Facebook: Mario’s Restaurant 16

SMITTY’S PIZZA
 An old favorite in New Lebanon is back. Stop by for a pizza, hot and cold subs, wings, hot dogs and a variety of salads.

 882 Rt. 20. 518-794-7573

} Niverville WICKED GOOD FOOD & CO.
 A full-service delicatessen and market. 122 Lake St. 518-784-2215
 Facebook: Wicked Good Food & Co.

} Old Chatham JACKSON’S OLD CHATHAM HOUSE 
 American cuisine. 

 646 Albany Turnpike (on the Village Square). 518-794-7373 www.jacksonsoldchathamhouse.com

OLD CHATHAM COUNTRY STORE & CAFÉ An old-fashioned country store offering a full menu featuring regional products along with everything else you might need. Full service cocktails, wine, and local beer offered in café. 
 639 Albany Turnpike. 518-779-6227 www.oldchathamcountrystore.com

}Philmont GABRIEL’S PIZZA & GRILL
 Pizza, wings, burgers, and more, daily specials. 
 94 Main St. 518-672-5733
 www.gabriels-pizza.com

LOCAL 111 
 American cuisine featuring seasonal and local produce. 
 111 Main St. 518-672-7801
 www.local111.com

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MAIN STREET PUBLIC HOUSE

MAGDALENA’S RESTAURANT


New American, burgers and vegetarian—local and organic ingredients whenever possible—craft beers. Live local music occasionally. 12 Main St. 518-672-7346 Facebook: Main Street Public House

Fresh and authentic Mexican food served for lunch and dinner. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options can be enjoyed with beer, wine, or a cold Margarita! Eat in or take out. 3018 Main St. 518-758-1127 Facebook: Magdalena’s Menu

}Spencertown

American, Italian, seafood. 3032 Main St. 518-758-1233

DAN’S DINER 


A 1925 18-seat, refurbished Jerry O’Mahony Diner remodeled with subtleties of the era, making a visit to Dan’s Diner a unique dining experience. 
 1005 Rt. 203, near the Spencertown Firehouse. 518-392-3267 www.dansdiner.net Facebook: Dan’s Diner

} Valatie BAGEL TYME


Bagels and more. 
 1004 Rt. 9. 518-758-1313 
 Facebook: Bagel Tyme

BENINA’S RESTAURANT 


Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Full coffee bar and salad bar, as well as an assortment of ice creams. Dine in or take out. We deliver!

 2819 Rt. 9 at Big Lots Plaza. 
 518-758-1593
 Facebook: Beninas Restaurant

CHRIS’ CAFÉ

Featuring homemade soups, fresh salads, sandwiches, pizza, and a full dinner menu. All available to dine in or take out. 1048 Rt. 9. 518-758-7701 Facebook: Chris’ Cafe

COLUMBIA DINER


A family restaurant featuring all your favorites and Mexican night on Wednesdays. 
 3333 Rt. 9H. 518-758-1293 Facebook: Columbia Diner

FOUR BROTHERS PIZZA INN 


Pizza, Italian, American, Greek. 
 2960 Rt. 9. 518-758-7151
 www.fourbrotherspizzainn.com

KING’S WOK


Chinese.
 2967 Rt. 9. 518-758-1517

LA BELLA’S RESTAURANT AND PIZZERIA

Gourmet Italian, pizza. 
 2967 Rt. 9. 518-758-6611
 www.labellavalatie.com

THE MAIN STREET CAFÉ 


MARK’S PIZZA


Pizza, wings, calzones, hot subs, salads. 3017 Main St. 518-758-7333
 www.markspizzavalatie.com

OKENNY’S EXPRESS 


Good food, fast. Breakfast, wraps, deli sandwiches, and daily dinner specials. 
 3321 Rt. 9. 518-784-2491
 www.okennys.com

THE SANDWICH SHOP

Breakfast, lunch, coffee, bagels. 3019 Main St. 518-758-1240 Facebook: The Sandwich Shop

VALATIE BAR & GRILL


Great food, drinks and sports entertainment! Their appetizers, soups and salads, burgers, entrees and desserts are made from the highest quality local ingredients and their selection of drinks include locally produced beverages and the most popular favorites. 3011 Main St. 518-784-1232
 www.valatiebarandgrill.com

WHITE HORSE TAVERN

Tavern style food with dinners located in the Clubhouse at Winding Brook Country Club. 2839 Rt. 203. 518-758-7054 www.windingbrookcountryclub.com

} West Taghkanic JO JO’S PIZZERIA AND ICE CREAM 


Family owned since 1994. Carlo makes pizza like you have never tasted before and Anthony’s new pasta dishes are out of this world. Daily specials and ice cream too! 1015 Rt. 82. 518-851-6467 Facebook: Jo Jo’s Pizzeria

MILLER’S TAVERN 


Good food, great service in a friendly bar atmosphere. 920 Rt. 82. 518-851-7230
 www.millerstavernny.com

WEST TAGHKANIC DINER 


Homemade American with Mexican fiesta night. 
 1016 Rt. 82. 518-851-7117 Facebook: West Taghkanic Diner www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Artisanal Beverages

Grab a pint, bottle, or glass from our local wineries, breweries, distilleries, and cider producers! In fact—why not take a tour of the scenic fields and facilities where the magic begins? Our small-batch facilities craft artisanal products using local, gourmet ingredients, from the tops of our apple trees to the roots of our grapevines. Come taste the finest in fermenting!

CLERMONT VINEYARDS & WINERY


Situated on a former dairy farm and in close proximity to Clermont State Historic Site, Clermont Vineyards boasts dramatic panoramic views of the Catskill Mountains. Vinted in the traditional Portuguese way, their wines are crafted using the finest grapes grown on premises. 
 241 Cty. Rt. 6, Clermont.
 845-663-6611
 www.clermontvineyards.com

HARVEST SPIRITS 


The first distillery in New York to be able to offer tastings and retail sales directly out of the distillery, Harvest Spirits makes alcohol from nature’s most perfect fruit: the apple, with apples grown on-site. Apples are grown, pressed, fermented, distilled and bottled at the same location. Come see how this incredibletasting vodka is made. 
 3074 US Rt. 9, Valatie. 518-253-5917
 www.harvestspirits.com

HILLROCK ESTATE DISTILLERY


Clermont Vineyard and Winery

ARTISANAL BEVERAGES

Hillrock Estate Distillery

CHATHAM BREWING 


Brewed fresh, brewed local, Chatham Brewing’s award-winning selection of beers is made with the finest hops and malts available. 14 varieties of lively and unique ales and lagers are on tap at their tasting room with new seasonal offerings. Have a pint of your favorite while enjoying farm-fresh fare from their food truck. Enjoy outdoor seating and live music on the weekends. They’ve got cans, growlers, and kegs fresh from the brewery for your wedding, special event, or just because you’re thirsty. 
 59 Main St., Chatham. 518-697-0202
 www.chathambrewing.com

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Proud to be one of the few “fieldto-glass” whiskey producers in the world, Hillrock is the first U.S. distillery since before Prohibition to floor malt and hand craft whiskey on site from estate-grown grain. Led by owner Jeffrey Baker and renowned master distiller Dave Pickerell, Hillrock’s commitment to quality embodies the rich history of craft distilling in the Hudson Valley. The estate features a Georgian house overlooking the distillery and 100 acres of farmland growing heirloom varieties of rye and barley. Open for tours by appointment only 408 Pooles Hill Rd., Ancram.
 518-329-1023 www.hillrockdistillery.com

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HUDSON BREWING COMPANY


Serving original recipe beers made from NY State local hops and grains, plus wine and cider. Also serving light fare. Outdoor beer garden. 
 99 South 3rd St., Hudson.
 518-697-5400 www.hudsonbrew.com

HUDSON VALLEY DISTILLERS, LLC


Backed by over 20 years of friendship, the Yozzos and Moyers built a family business creating distinctive spirits with ingredients sourced from their farm and those of their neighbors. Housed in a 150-year-old barn, you’ll have the chance to see how small batch spirits are made from start to finish, or relax on the patio overlooking the orchard and have a cocktail. You’ll be welcomed by a member of the family and experience creative spirits found nowhere else. Tours

and tastings available.
 1727 Rt. 9, Clermont. 518-537-6820 www.hudsonvalleydistillers.com

HUDSON-CHATHAM WINERY


The Hudson-Chatham Winery is Columbia County’s first winery. Since its opening in 2007, its wines have won many awards, including gold medals from the New York State Fair, Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association, and the New York Food & Wine Classic, among others. In the picturesque tasting room, you can also sample a wide range of locally produced gourmet products, including many Hudson Valley cheeses. The winery hosts events throughout the year and is also available for private parties. 1900 Rt. 66, Ghent.
 518-392-9463
 www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

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LITTLE APPLE CIDERY


SUNDOG CIDER


An organic orchard and Farm Cidery certified in NOFA-NY specializing in heirloom apple varieties for fresh and hard cider. Fresh cider available in season—mid-September thru November. Hard ciders available June thru December. Tastings, sales, tours, events, and custom pressing by appointment.
 192 Orchard Ln., Hillsdale. 917-287-6339 
 ronbixby@gmail.com Facebook: littleapplecider

Sundog hard cider is crafted from a unique blend of the freshest locally harvested apples from New York’s Hudson Valley in a 100%-solarpowered mill. They never use concentrate, just pure juice, bursting with apple flavor. They make the hard cider from a balanced blend of sweet and tart apples, fresh-pressed and combined with champagne yeast to gently ferment. After the fermentation is complete the hard cider is then carefully bottled at the peak of flavor. Naturally gluten free. 
 343B Rt. 295, Chatham. 518-392-4000 
 www.sundogcider.com

ARTISANAL BEVERAGES

OLD KLAVERACK BREWERY
 A Nano brewery is committed to the community by producing and buying locally sourced ingredients as well as being committed to producing the best quality-crafted beer for locals (near and far) to enjoy! We brew our batches on a 1.5-barrel system, which allows us to brew nothing but the highest quality beer!!! 
 150 Thielman Rd., Claverack. 518-965-1437 www.oldklaverackbrewery.com

OLDE YORK FARM DISTILLERY & COOPERAGE
 Farm-to-cask distillery, coopering our own barrels on-site to age our bourbon, whiskey, and brandy. 
 284 Rt. 23, Claverack. 845-480-1237 www.oldeyorkfarm.com

SLOOP BREWING COMPANY
 Just 15 minutes north of Rhinebeck and two hours north of New York City, the new brewery and tasting room embodies everything that Sloop strives to be — grounded in tradition and committed to local agriculture, balanced with innovative thinking and state-of-the-art brewing. The farm stand inside will bring local food to visitors, with apple picking and farm tours in the fall helping to renew interest in a traditional and vital upstate New York industry. 
 1065 Cty. Rt. 19, Elizaville.
518-751-9134 www.sloopbrewing.com

SUAREZ FAMILY BREWERY This mom-and-pop production brewery specializes in ales of mixed fermentation lagers and other crispy little beers. Brewer owned and operated. 2278 US Rt. 9, Clermont. 518-537-6464 www.suarezfamilybrewery.com 20

TOUSEY WINERY
 Overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill mountains, the panorama is outstanding, with 15 acres of Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pinot Noir under production. Private tastings and events are scheduled at the vineyard throughout the year. 
 1774 Rt. 9, Clermont. 518-567-5462 
 www.touseywinery.com

} Tours & Trails HUDSON BERKSHIRE BEVERAGE TRAIL Tucked in between the Hudson Valley and the Berkshire Mountains, the trail extends from Southeast of Albany into the heart of the Berkshires and throughout Columbia County. You will find handcrafted, awardwinning, and celebrated wines, beers, spirits, and ciders. At trail venues, you will also find fresh fruit, artisanal cheeses, baked goods, 100% natural maple syrup, and other gourmet, local food products. Their annual Food & Wine Festival is in late May at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. 
 www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com

EVENT ATLAS—HUDSON VALLEY TASTING TOURS Go beyond the tasting room with us and learn how your favorite artisanal beverages are made! Meet the makers as you tour their facilities and taste their wine, spirits, and beer. Come on a tour with Event Atlas and #tastethehudsonvalley! www.eventatlasco.com

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Golden Harvest Farms Visit our iconic retail farm stand open year round offering apples, cider, seasonal fruit & vegetables and our famous apple cider donuts. Pick-Your-Own apples Sept & Oct only. 3074 Route 9, Valatie, NY 12184 goldenharvestfarms.com ~ (518) 758 - 7683

Award winning craft spirits & local hard cider Tasting room open daily Hours: 12 - 5 pm All year round harvestspirits.com ~ (518) 758 - 1776 www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Country Markets & Farms }Ancram/Ancramdale CHASEHOLM FARM 


A small multi-generational farm crafting many different styles of cheese (mostly in the French tradition); meats from the grazed cows; various sauerkraut, fermented veggies, and raw milk.
 100 Chase Rd. (Pine Plains). 518-398-0368
www.cfcreamery.com

You could spend each weekend at a different Columbia County country market for months without going to the same one twice—but you’ll find favorites you must return to. That’s because we make so many wonderful things here—fine artisanal specialties in every category—from meats and cheeses, produce, and preserves to finely crafted handmade items and natural home products

HERONDALE FARM

Utilizes sustainable farming practices through holistic management and raises 100%-grass-fed beef and lamb, pasture-raised chicken and pork. 
 90 Wiltsie Bridge Rd. 518-329-3769 www.herondalefarm.com

MILLERHURST GARDENS

Unique annuals, perennials and herbs; sweet corn, Indian corn, popcorn, pumpkins u-pick and available at the market, dried flowers and wreaths, and winter squash.
 3201 Rt. 82. 518-329-2208

RONNYBROOK FARM 


Farm-bottled milk, yogurt, butter, ice cream and crème fraiche. Call for appointment for farm and dairy plant visits. Schools welcome.
 310 Prospect Hill Rd. (Pine Plains). 518-398-6455 
 www.ronnybrook.com

THOMPSON FINCH FARM

Organic strawberries, apples, and vegetables.
 750 Wiltsie Bridge Rd. 518-329-7578 www.thompsonfinch.com

} Canaan SHADY ACRES FARM 


NOFA-certified organic produce and fruit, beef, goat milk products, baked goods, jams and jellies. 13217 Rt. 22. 518-781-0763
 www.shadyacresfarm.webs.com

} Chatham Spruce Ridge Alpaca Farm

COUNTRY MARKETS & FARMS

Love Apple Farm

FOX HILL FARM


Grass-fed beef, organically raised (not certified) quarters, halves, or by cuts including steaks and allbeef, no-nitrate hot dogs. Please call ahead to visit.

 887 E. Ancram Rd. 518-810-3274 www.foxhillfarmgrassfedbeef.com

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THE BERRY FARM

Family-owned and operated farm and farm store specializing in natural, organic, and local produce and products as well as no-spray, pesticide-free greens and vegetables from our greenhouses throughout the year. 
 2309 Rt. 203. 518-392-4609 www.thechathamberryfarm.com

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CHATHAM REAL FOOD MARKET CO-OP

Community-owned market and café featuring local farms and kitchens and offering a wide variety of organic grocery, produce, meats, breads, dairy, and unique gifts. 
 15 Church St. (Rt. 203). 518-392-3353 www.chatham.coop

} Claverack BRYANT FARMS MARKET
FARM

Fresh fruits and vegetables in season. Shrubs, trees, vegetable and flower plants. 5498 Rts. 9H & 23. 518-821-6839

ROCKY FRESH FARM Comprehensive collection of herbs sold as potted plants, dried decorative wreaths, herb salts, and other herbal products. Dawn to dusk. 671 Fish & Game Rd. 518-672-5623 www.thymeinthecountrybandb.com

SCARECROW FARM

CHURCHTOWN DAIRY

A working biodynamic farm that intends to serve as a beacon for those working to promote regenerative agriculture and sustainable communities. We support the development of resilient and sustainable food systems while raising public awareness of the positive impacts ecological agriculture can have on the health of the human being and the earth. We strive to imbue all our work with beauty—the buildings, the gardens, the care for the animals, and the economic and social systems within which we work. Tours available by appointment. 357 Cty. Rt. 12. 518-851-2042 www.churchtowndairy.org

HOLMQUEST FARM

Fruits, vegetables, including okra, swiss chard, and lettuce, and pickyour-own flowers. Seasonal. 516 Spook Rock Rd. (Cty. Rt. 29). 518-851-9629 www.holmquestfarms.com

MEISNER’S FARM STAND

PHILIP ORCHARDS Apples, pears, plums, raspberries, currents, and gooseberries Labor Day—October 31.
 270 Rt. 9H. 518-851-6351 
 www.philiporchards.com

Fruits and vegetables.
 Rts. 9 & 23. 518-851-3714 Facebook: Meisners Farm Stand

Vegetables in season, eggs, honey, fourteen varieties of garlic, farm crafts and gifts, wool and wool products, preserves. Seasonal. 29 Old Barrington Rd. (Hollowville). 518-851-9898 www.scarecrowfarmny.com

} Copake PIGASSO FARMS Pasture-raised meats; pork, beef, lamb, chicken, and eggs. 
 480 Farm Rd. 518-929-3252
 www.pigassofarms.com

SIR WILLIAM ANGUS FARM
 Frozen Angus beef, pork, and lamb. Please call ahead. 4160 Cty. Rt. 7, Craryville. 518-325-3105

} Germantown OLD SAW MILL FARM Pork, chicken, lamb, apples, pears, plums, peaches.
 140 Old Saw Mill Rd. 518-537-5404

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} Ghent HAWTHORNE VALLEY FARM & FARM STORE Producing high-quality biodynamic and organic foods while providing farm-based learning experiences for children and adults. The 400acre biodynamic farm includes dairy cows, vegetables, a creamery, organic bakery, sauerkraut cellar, and more. The farm store is a full line natural foods store. Public tours are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11am, donations accepted, reservations needed or visitors may take a self guided tour; maps available at the farm store. 
 327 Cty. Rt. 21C, Harlemville.
 518-672-7500 x222
 www.hawthornevalleyfarm.org

COUNTRY MARKETS & FARMS

KINDERHOOK FARM Premium grass-fed and grassfinished beef and lamb, as well as eggs and pastured chickens at on-site farm store. Call for seasonal hours.
 1958 Cty. Rt. 21, Valatie. 518-929-3076 www.KinderhookFarm.com

LOVE APPLE FARM 
 A full-service fresh foods market featuring locally grown and organic vegetables, local meats, cheeses, and a full supply of dry goods, groceries and specialty items. Farm café and bakery feature homemade items. On the 80-acre orchard, visitors can pick their own apples, cherries, peaches, and berries; visit the petting zoo and playground; and picnic on the farm’s scenic areas. Groups welcome. Call for seasonal hours. 1421 Rt. 9H. 518-828-5048
 www.loveapplefarm.com

MAPLE LEAF SUGARING Family-operated organic maple farm. Maple syrup and maple cream available year round for purchase in sugar house store. 93 Dupier Rd. 518-929-0484 www.mapleleafsugaring.com

} Greenport CHERRY RIDGE FARM
 Cherries and apples.
Call for seasonal hours. 4150 Rt. 23. 518-828-7018

DON BAKER FARM Apples, cherries, pears—pickyour-own.
 183 Cty. Rt. 14. 518-828-9542 www.donbakerfarm.com 24

DUTCH BELTED COW FARM STORE @ PLEROMA FARM


Biodynamic farming for more than 25 years. Farm store features raw milk, free-range eggs, pork, meats, honey, non-alcoholic fermented tea, soap, medicinal herbs, and bath salts. Organic vegetables in season, homemade gift items sold during the holidays.
 149 Cty. Rt. 14. 518-828-3292
 www.pleromafarm.com

EGER BROTHERS FARM STAND 


Locally grown fruits and vegetables, along with apple cider. Call for seasonal hours.

 Intersection of Rts. 9, 23 & 31. 518-828-3510

} Hillsdale COOL WHISPER FARM


“Natural Grass Fed Meats and Poultry.” Farm-raised Scottish Highland beef, naturally raised Pork, pastured chicken and eggs from free-range chickens, variety of sausage and bacon and cuts of ham. Caterers of pig roasts and hosts weddings/parties. 1011 Cty. Rt. 21. 518-672-6939
 Facebook: Cool Whisper Farm

HAWK DANCE FARM 


On 3 acres of farmland Hawk Dance Farm utilized NO chemicals, pesticides or herbicides in their farming practices. A large variety of heirloom vegetables, herbs and flowers are grown and the produce, herbs, and flowers are available at local farmers’ markets as well as natural food stores. They also sell their own handmade,100%-pure beeswax candles. Call for seasonal hours.
 362 Rodman Rd. 518-325-1430 www.hawkdancefarm.com


HONEY DOG FARMS 


Non-certified organic farm with sunflowers, honey, garlic, and large array of gourmet vegetables. Call for seasonal hours. 
 284 Rodman Rd. & 2301 State Rt. 23. 518-325-5556

WHITE OAK FARMS

Berries, jams, vegetables, corn, garlic, and BBQ sauce. Honor system.
 65 Whippoorwill Rd. 518-325-3384 www.whiteoakfarmny.com

} Kinderhook GOLDEN HARVEST

Retail market, cider mill, and bakery. Voted best cider donuts in Capital District. Pick-your-own apples and peaches. Market sells a selection of cheeses, jams and jellies, honey, maple syrup and pancake mixes, organic nuts and granola, fresh berries, sweet corn, pumpkins, tomatoes, and other vegetables in season. Home of the “Harvest

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Spirits” micro-distillery, producing award-winning Apple Jack, Pear Brandy, Core Vodka, and other spirits from the farm. 3074 Rt. 9. 518-758-7683 
 www.goldenharvestfarms.com

SAMASCOTT’S GARDEN MARKET

Growers of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets. Market open year round selling locally sourced fruits, vegetables, pumpkins, sweet corn, fresh eggs, free-range beef, chicken and pork. Bakery on-site serves fresh bread, homemade soups, cider donuts, pies, and seasonally prepared foods. Homemade hard ice cream all year, soft ice cream seasonally. Also, gift items, local honey, maple syrup, pasta, nuts, coffee. Corn maze open in fall. 5 Chatham St. 518-758-9292 
 www.samascott.com

SAMASCOTT ORCHARDS

Open June—October for pick-yourown fruits and vegetables on 200 acres. Apple cider mill on premises. Farm stand offers apple cider donuts, homemade hard ice cream, fresh eggs, free-range beef, pork, and chicken. Call for seasonal hours.
 5 Sunset Ave. 518-758-7224
 www.samascott.com

STARON’S FARM STAND

Berries, beef, vegetables, including potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes; largest potato grower in Columbia County. Call for seasonal hours. 
 4 Merwin Rd. 518-392-2920 
 www.staronfarm.com

YONDER FRUIT FARM 


Apples, strawberries, tomatoes, vegetables, and pumpkins, in season.
 3167 Rt. 9. 518-758-7011 www.yonderfarms.com

} Livingston BLACKBERRY HILL FARM


Open year round. Llama, alpaca, angora rabbit, and sheep wool, yarn, and apparel during shop hours. Eggs, maple syrup, and many varieties of herbs and other plants. Honor system or call ahead when shop is closed. Educational workshops and children’s program contact for current schedule. Call for seasonal hours.
 156 Bells Pond Rd. 518-851-7661 www.blackberryhillfarm.org

FIX BROTHERS FRUIT FARM

Pick-your-own—cherries, peaches, pumpkins, and apples. Call for seasonal hours. 215 White Birch Rd. 518-828-7560
 www.fixbrosfruitfarm.com

GREEN ACRES FARM MARKET AND BAKERY 


Large selection of heirloom tomatoes, heirloom vegetables, organic greens, raw honey, corn and all fall vegetables, farm fresh eggs, pumpkins and pies, breads, muffins, cookies, jams and jellies, apple butter, and local cider. July—Thanksgiving.
 226 Rt. 82. 518-851-7460
 www.greenacreshudson.com

SMITH FARMS

Pick-your-own peaches, nectarines, raspberries, cherries (sweet and sour), and apples. 200 White Birch Rd. 518-828-1228
 www.smithfarmshudson.com

} New Lebanon WINDSWEPT FARM 


Sweet corn, plants, flowers, vegetables, Christmas trees. Seasonal, Mon.—Fri. 10am—6pm, Sat. and Sun. 9am—5pm. 36 Old Rt. 20. 518-378-7079 Facebook: Windswept Farm

} Philmont THRESHOLD FARM


A small, diverse biodynamic farm, peaches, pears, apples, vegetables. Call for seasonal hours.
 16 Summit Street, Philmont (Farm House). 518-672-5509
 thresholdfarm@gmail.com

} Stockport MICOSTA ENTERPRISES 


Specialty fruit juices with berries and fruit plants; apple-berry blends with a focus on black currant, elderberry, aronia, and sea buckthorn; chocolates, ice cream, pies, yogurt, and desserts.
 3007 Cty. Rt. 20. 518-451-0109
 www.emicosta.com

} Stuyvesant CHEVAL FARMSTEAD DAIRY & PROVISIONS

Cheese, kefir, milk, pate, assorted mustards, chutneys, cheese condiments, local grass-fed beef, local eggs, bread, in-house cured salmon, freshly frozen meals to go made in our farm kitchen. 1483 Rt. 9. 704-904-8630 www.chevalfarmsteaddairy.com

} Taghkanic TACONIC ORCHARDS

A century farm, owned and operated by the Feller family since 1876. Locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh baked pies, cider donuts, cookies, breads, deli, gourmet and gift items, ice cream, honey, seasonal plants, flowers, Christmas trees and wreaths. Call for seasonal hours.
 591 Rt. 82. 518-851-7477 www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Farmers’ Markets

Philmont Farmers’ Market

FARMERS’ MARKETS

COPAKE / HILLSDALE FARMERS’ MARKET A warm and welcoming indoor-outdoor marketplace that abounds with fresh, healthful, and locally grown foods harvested in Copake, Hillsdale, and surrounding areas. Each week the market comes alive with farm-fresh produce such as seasonal fruits and vegetables, locally pressed cider, grass-fed meats, cheese, sausage and other charcuterie, pickles, pies, artisan breads, jellies and jams, vegan treats, cut flowers, and much more. 
 Roeliff Jansen Park, 9140 Rt. 22, Hillsdale. 518-851-7518 www.copakehillsdalefarmersmarket.com

HUDSON FARMERS’ MARKET Local producers only; meat, eggs, plants and flowers, cheese, fruits and vegetables in season, baked goods and prepared foods, wool, wool products, and farm-made crafts. EBT/SNAP machine on site. May until Thanksgiving, Saturdays 9am–1pm.

 Corner of 6th St. & Columbia St. 518-851-7515 
 www.hudsonfarmersmarketny.com

KINDERHOOK FARMERS’ MARKET 
 Fruits and vegetables, including organic, jams, jellies, preserves, plants, honey, dairy, eggs, and more. 
May–Oct, Sat. 8:30am–12:30pm.
 Rt. 9 at the Village Square. Kim Voltz: 518-755-9293
 www.kinderhookfarmersmarket.com

NEW LEBANON COUNTRY MARKET
 Local foods, arts, crafts, and family fun activities!
June–September Sundays 10am–2pm.
 516 Rt. 20, New Lebanon. 518-505-1535
 Facebook: New Lebanon Farmers Market

PHILMONT FARMERS’ MARKET 
 A downtown farmers’ market collaborates with the Philmont Market & Café Cooperative and local farmers and food producers to create a community based “food system.” Curbside café food truck, local crafts, SNAP/Fresh Checks.
May–October, Sundays. 10am–2pm.
 116 Main St. 518-697-0038 www.pbinc.org/revitalization

UPSTREET FARMERS’ MARKET
 Bringing food mid-week to Hudson, by the local, of the local, for the local.
May-October 7pm. 
 7th Street Park, Hudson. Facebook: Upstreet Farmers Market

VALATIE FARMERS’ MARKET
 Local produce, meats, baked goods, coffee, and artisanal prepared foods; live music and children’s activities. 
May–September, Sundays 10am–2pm. 1301 River St., Valatie. 518-965-2206 Facebook: Valatie Farmers’ Market 26

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Don Baker Farm 183 Route 14, Hudson, NY 12534

U-pick: LATE JUNE:

Sweet Cherries EARLY JULY:

Red & Black Sour Cherries MID SEPT - EARLY NOV:

Apples

Find us at

Hudson Farmers’ Market Saturdays Schenectady Farmers’ Market Thursdays Delaware Area Neighborhood Market (Albany) Tuesdays Call or visit our website for exact picking dates and fruit availability: 518-828-9542 www.donbakerfarm.com

GREEN ACRES A FARM Owned and operated by the Yandik family since 1915

locally grown tomatoes, fruits, vegetables and fresh baked goods OPEN: Thursday thru Monday CLOSED: Tuesday & Wednesday

518-851-7460 226 ROUTE 82 | HUDSON, NY 12534 www.greenacreshudson.com

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Festivals  May

You can feel the excitement in the air, the crescendo of months of brilliant, careful planning. Prepare to be amazed. It’s festival time in Columbia County, and whether we’re celebrating history, art, film, food, or Dalmatians, the common theme is no-holds-barred fun. Children’s books? Famous bluegrass performers? Warren Street as Winter Wonderland? Local wine and spirits? All that and more, and the best county fair around. Join us!

 June OUTHUDSON PRIDE WEEKEND www.outhudson.com

 July BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL www.oldausterlitz.org CHATHAM SUMMERFEST www.visitchathamny.com INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION www.friendsofclermont.org

 August FALCON RIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL www.falconridgefolk.com SANGRIA FESTIVAL www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

 August—September COLUMBIA COUNTY FAIR www.columbiafair.com

 September BASILICA SOUNDSCAPE www.basilicahudson.org FESTIVAL OF BOOKS www.spencertownacademy.org OLDTONE ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL www.oldtonemusicfestival.com

 October AUTUMN IN AUSTERLITZ www.oldausterlitz.org DALMATIAN DAY www.fasnyfiremuseum.com FILM COLUMBIA FILM FESTIVAL 
 www.filmcolumbia.com HANDMADE IN AMERICA ARTISANS ALONG MAIN STREET www.veravalatie.com HAWTHORNE VALLEY FALL FESTIVAL www.hawthornevalleyassociation.org OCTOBERFEAST www.visitchathamny.com

 November BASILICA FARM AND FLEA “HOLIDAY MARKET” www.basilicahudson.com Columbia County Fair

FESTIVALS

Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market

BASILICA FARM + FLEA “SPRING MARKET” www.basilicahudson.com HUDSON BERKSHIRE WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com HUDSON CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL www.hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com

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 December CHATHAM WINTERFEST www.visitchathamny.com WINTER WALK AND WINTER PARADE VALATIE www.veravalatie.com WINTER WALK ON WARREN STREET www.hudsonoperahouse.org FIND OUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK


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SepTeMber 2 deMo derbIeS AUG 29 & 30

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AUG 29-SepT 3 CHATHAM, NY Admission includes parking and All entertainment ride discounts everYdAY kIds 12 & under always AdMITTed Free

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Scott Langley

Weddings

&

The best backdrops for WEDDINGS

brides grooms

MAYBE YOU WANT TO DO IT WITH JEANS AND FRISBEES, MAYBE WITH SLEEK ELEGANCE GONE RURAL. Maybe you want intimate, maybe you want to invite your whole world. Industrial, ultra-chic, cozy—from art galleries to apple barns, Shaker village to country club to winery to lighthouse, Columbia County has a venue you’ll come to cherish as “your spot” forever.

Scott Langley

Throw in passionate planners, artists who create enchantment with décor, and all the vendors you’ll need for a memorable destination wedding: Columbia County is the place where great marriages begin. To find out more about our local wedding professionals call 518-828-3375. 30

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