RESOURCE LIST: Local Thirty Challenge - Hudson Valley, NY Edition





If you haven't read my previous post, September 1st begins a #LocalThirty challenge created by farmer turned foodie Andrea Bemis. I was inspired by her to begin a local challenge here in the Hudson Valley.


The challenge is this: eat local food/ingredients for 30 days within a 200 mile radius, and only 10 cheats allowed. It can be one meal per day or every meal. You make it your own. It is meant to be light-hearted, fun and the whole idea is to support local.


Here are the local sources I've researched to prep for the challenge.


*I'll be updating as I find more resources in the area. So if I missed any really great farms, local ingredients or markets please let me know! There are so many to mention but I tried picking a wide range.


Hudson Valley Resources:

I listed markets and grocery stores with locally produced foods first so you can try to pick up as many ingredients in one location:


Farmer’s Markets

Arlington, NY

Beacon, NY

Brewster, NY

Cold Spring, NY

East Fishkill, NY

Gardiner, NY

Hudson Valley Farmers Market

Locust Hill Farm Market

Millbrook, NY

New Paltz, NY

Pleasantville, NY

Poughkeepsie, NY

Rhinebeck, NY


Local Grocery Stores (Various)

Adam’s Fairacre Farms

Beacon Natural Market

Hawthorne Valley

Nature’s Pantry

Sunflower Natural Market


*The below are sorted by food/ingredient. These farms and farm stores may sell a variety of items too so you can pick up more than one type of food or ingredient below as well. Your best bet would be to find the closest in your own area and see what they sell. Make a list of what you will need and try to meal prep for the week ahead whenever possible. This will help you save money and time.


Beer

Hudson Valley Brewery


Bread

Beacon Bread

Bread Alone


Butter

Kriemheld Dairy Farm (grass-fed butter)

Ronnybrook Dairy Farm


Coffee (a cheat; but can find/support locally roasted)

Banksquare coffee house

Monkey Joe Roasting Company

Mudd Puddle Coffee Roasters

North River Roasters

The Poughkeepsie Grind

Trax Espresso & Coffee Roasters


Dairy (Milk, Yogurt, Cream, Half and Half, Sour Cream, Cheese)

Brookby Farm (raw cow's milk, cheese, farm store)

Coach Farm (goat milk cheese and yogurt)

Edgewick Farm (goat milk and cheese)

Hoofprint & Cheese Co. (raw goat milk and cheese)

Hudson Valley Fresh (pasteurized cow's milk products)

Maple Hill Farm

Old Ford Farm (raw cow's milk)

Ronnybrook Dairy Farm

Shunpike Dairy (raw cow's milk)

Sprout Creek Farm (goat & cow milk cheeses)


Eggs

Fishkill Farms

Grass+Grit

Old Ford Farm

Shunpike Dairy

Sprout Creek Farm


Garlic

Bald Mountain Garlic Farm

Hudson Valley Garlic Growers


Grains/Flour

Wild Hive Farm


Honey

Honeybrook Farms

Salinger's Orchard


Maple Syrup

Soukup Farms

Cronin’s Maple Syrup

Crown Maple Syrup


Meat

Hudson Valley Grass Fed Beef

Highland Farm "Eat-Better-Meat"

JSK Cattle

Mountain Products Smokehouse

Grass+Grit

Old Ford Farm

Sugar Hill Farm


Nuts/Seeds

Tierra Farm


Pickles/Fermented Foods

Hawthorne Valley Farm

Perry's Pickles

Superkraut Organic


Produce

Barton Orchards

Blooming Hill Farm

Fishkill Farms

Hahn Farm

Meadowbrook Farm

Obercreek Farm 

Sabellico's Greenhouses & Florist

Tantillo's Farm

...SO many more! View the farmer's markets above or just look up www.localharvest.org for your area.


Salt

*Thank goodness for 200mi. radius for this one! I've seen one of these brands in Brookby Farm store in Dover Plains for sale!

Amagansett Sea Salt

Montauk Salt Co.


Seafood

Hudson Valley Seafood


Spices

Nirmalas Farmstead

Rockerbox Spice


Vinegars

Hudson Valley Vinegar

Our Lady of the Resurrection Monastery


Wine

Benmarl Winery

Fjord Vineyards

Glorie Farm Winery

Millbrook Winery



Other Resources:

Westonaprice.org

Realmilk.com

Hv-harvest.com

https://www.valleytable.com/

http://www.hvmag.com/

https://organichv.com/

hvgf.org

https://dutchesstourism.com/

http://www.dutchesstourism.com/PDF/farmfresh%20guide%202008_8_3.pdf


With Joy,

Nicole

hudson valley, new york

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