Ulster County 2014 Farmers' Markets

Spring is in full bloom and the Farmers’ Markets are open!

Visit your local farmers’ market for the freshest selection of seasonal products. Late spring is the best time for asparagus, salad greens, fiddleheads, strawberries and sugar snap peas!
Below is a list of Ulster County farmers' markets:

Ellenville Farmers’ Market
Open rain or shine, the Ellenville Farmers' Market is a small, family friendly market in the heart of Ellenville, featuring fresh locally grown produce and regional products from Hudson Valley growers.
Sunday 10am-2pm
May-October
Center and Market Street

Gardiner Green Market
A variety of new farming styles will be represented this year and our hope is to introduce new customers and potential small farmers to the breadth of Hudson Valley growing styles.
Friday 4pm-Dusk
Ground of the Gardiner Library on Farmer’s Turnpike
http://www.townofgardiner.org/GREENMARKET.cfm

Heart of the Hudson Valley Farmers’ Market (Milton)
The market's bounty offers a cornucopia of ripened-to-perfection-nutritional farm-fresh vegetables & fruits, organics, baked goods, bread, cheese, cider, eggs, flowers, honey, jams/jellies/preserves, and poultry. Special cooking demos, educational highlights and music will be provided--these may vary according to availability. All can be enjoyed by the park's scenic pond & wildlife, with picnic area & blankets available at the Market. A nearby children's playground and walking trail are located inside the park.
Saturday 9am-2pm
June-Mid October & November Thanksgiving Market
1801-1805 Route 9W, Cluett Schantz Park, Milton
http://hhvfarmersmarket.com/

Highland Farmer’s Market
Baked goods, cheeses, crafts, flowers, eggs, herbs, vegetables, honey, jams, maple, meat,, nursery, plants, prepared food, wine.
Wednesday 3pm-7pm
June-October

Kingston Farmers’ Market
Saturday
May-November
Wall Street, Uptown Kingston

New Paltz Farmers’ Market
Come to the market, and be amazed by all the delicious and diverse products available from our local growers and producers. There are always activities for the kids, so bring the whole family. Meet old friends, make new ones, and return home with farm fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh baked goods, top quality meats and cheeses, and so much more.
Sunday 10am-3pm
June-Mid November
24 Main Street (opposite Wells Fargo Bank)
http://www.newpaltzfarmersmarket.com/

Cold Spring Farmers Market
Saturday 8:30am-1:30am
May-November
Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison
http://www.csfarmmarket.org/

Saugerties Farmers’ Market
The Saugerties Farmers Market brings you not only the best fresh foods that the Hudson Valley has to offer, but also chef demonstrations, free tastings, recipes, live music and more. This schedule will be updated frequently, so check back soon.
Saturday 10am-2pm
May-October
119 Main St.
http://saugertiesfarmersmarket.com/

Woodstock Farm Festival
Celebrate our Farmers and our Community with Fresh Local Produce, Outdoor Dining, Kids Activities, Special events ...and Peace, Love & Music, of course
Wednesday 3:30-Dusk
May-Late October
6 Maple Lane
http://woodstockfarmfestival.com/

Food News

04/21/2014 New Paltz Times

Chris Williams looks down with a proud smile at the rye grains spread on the floor in a rough rectangle. The pile of seeds displays telltale furrows from careful raking. His boss Angus MacDonald reaches down to examine them, noting tiny sprouts protruding from each grain.

“I think we’re...

05/14/2013 Hudson Valley Seed Library - Seeder's Digest

This season the Seed Library is partnering with Hollengold Farm to open a weekly farm store where you can get a taste of what we're growing as well as ferments, flowers, preserves, t-shirts, seed swag, books, and more!

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03/27/2013 Southern Ulster Times

After 40 years in business, Luigi Mazella, owner of Casa Mia Restaurant on Rte. 9W in Highland, has decided to retire. His 6,500-square-foot establishment and a 915-square-foot farm stand will be razed to make way for a new Sawyer Savings Bank, to be built on the site this year.

The new...

03/10/2013 The Poughkeepsie Journal

From food to furniture, items we buy locally may have come from across the country or across the ocean. When it comes to seeds, that can affect the harvest, if the seeds purchased down the block originated far away and don’t adapt well to our climate or the length of our growing season....

03/02/2013 Times Herald-Record

NEW PALTZ — The sustainability of Hudson Valley agriculture depends on addressing myriad marketing, financing and operational challenges that have been passed down to today's young farmers.

That was a common sentiment heard Friday at...

02/12/2013 Almanac Weekly

Long, long ago, during my very first week of elementary school, I signed up for hot lunch – and that week was the end of it. The culinary experience was so foul that I became a confirmed brown-bagger for the rest of my educational career. You may have had a similar experience, Dear Reader...

02/12/2013 Times Herald-Record

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered some good news for farmers Monday.
He announced the state is providing $3.6 million to create four new food distribution hubs across the state.

The project is expected to create 150 new jobs.

Locally, more than $826,000 will be spent to...

02/07/2013 Shawangunk Journal

ACCORD – On Friday, February 15, School Food Summit 2013 will take place at Rondout Valley High School, showcasing a variety of ways to increase the use of locally grown food in school meals. Planned events include a Kitchen Camp for food service staff, and a talk by Chef Ann Cooper, the "...

01/07/2013 Farming Our Future

Craryville, New York, January 7, 2013 - FamilyFarmed founder and President Jim Slama, a national figure in the local-food movement, will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Farming Our Future – Growing Food, Farms, and Community conference on February 23rd, 2013 at Taconic Hills...

01/03/2013 Daily Freeman

WHAT: Rosendale Winter Farmers Market

WHEN: This Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and every first Sunday through April.

WHERE: Rosendale Community Center, 1055 Route 32, Rosendale

DETAILS: Fresh fruits, cider, root vegetables, salad greens, baked treats, regional cheeses, milk...

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