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07/18/2014 'A Taste Of' Hudson Valley Bounty

Dominic Giuliano, executive chef of The Blue Plate in Chatham since February and a new Hudson Valley resident, is making his first appearance at “A Taste Of” on Aug. 4. Giuliano has joined the...

07/09/2014 Cheers for the Craft Act: Recently Approved State Law Allows Farm Wineries to Produce More

New York state is allowing its farm wineries to make more wine in one year and more beverages under one roof.

The state changed the laws governing farm wineries at the end of this year’s...

07/09/2014 Planning Board Toasts Two Future Distilleries

CLAVERACK - Two micro-farm distilleries received encouragement from the Claverack Planning Board on Monday to set up shop.

Board members endorsed Joseph Singleton’s plans for producing...

06/27/2014 Hudson Valley Farm Hub to Tackle Food Challenges

A Farm Hub being created in Ulster County will help make the local food system more resilient, train new and existing farmers, and combat agricultural challenges, organizers said.

The...

06/26/2014 Local Chefs Get Ready for " A Taste Of"

By, Margaret Morgan
Register Star

The Taste of Hudson Valley Bounty Dinner is the Epicurean event of the season kicking off summer’s cornucopia of bountiful harvest in Columbia County...

06/03/2014 NY Dairy Farmers will get Surprise Visit from OSHA

Workplace safety rules are about to get a little stricter on New York dairy farms. There's an ongoing, national debate about workplace safety on farms, which are exempt from many federal...

06/03/2014 Copake Ag Center a Big Opportunity for Small Farmers

Pop open any regional real estate guide, and you will notice a cornucopia of old Victorians, rambling farmhouses and beautiful New England vistas. But the real estate that Monet would deem as...

05/16/2014 Cooling Grant Awarded to Edgwick Farm

Edgwick Farm, a small family owned and operated farm in Cornwall NY, that produces farmstead goat milk cheese, has been awarded a cooling grant from the Cornell Cooperative Extension to further...

05/14/2014 Grant Helps City Schools get Food Right from Farms

With help from a federal grant, the Poughkeepsie City School District added several new items to its menu, after taste-testing by students and help with recipe development from the Culinary...

05/05/2014 Amy's Kitchen "Renaissance for Goshen"

The future home of Amy’s Kitchen in Goshen is big news — so big, in fact, that Town Supervisor Doug Bloomfield compared it to the 1841 arrival of the first railroad in Goshen. As a consequence of...