Food News

April 21, 2014
Coppersea Distilling buys land on Springtown Road in New Paltz to boost local grain

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...

March 31, 2014
Chatham Brewing Wins Final Crystal Apple Award

The final Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Crystal Apple Award recipient is Chatham Brewing.

The local brewery won the Chamber’s 25th annual premier award Friday evening at Omi...

March 27, 2014
Amy’s Kitchen Invests Nearly $100 Million To Establish Goshen, New York, Manufacturing Center

Amy’s Kitchen, a producer of natural and organic convenience foods and frozen specialty foods, will invest nearly $100 million to establish a 500,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Goshen,...

March 26, 2014
This Weekend: Farm to Market Connection Conference

Every year, farmers and foodies gather in Sullivan County to discuss the million-dollar question facing the Catskills: How can our rural small farms and businesses reach the enormous New York City...

December 11, 2013
A Tasty (and Cheap) Escape to Dutchess County, N.Y.

Pure Mountain Olive Oils and Vinegars in Rhinebeck, N.Y., is a lovely place to buy a $17.99 bottle of basil olive oil, should that fit your budget. But it’s also a lovely place to try some free,...

September 11, 2013
Family Flavors Sofregit's Cooking Bases have many uses

Great ideas are sometimes born from simple, repetitive tasks. It can start with someone saying, “There has got to be an easier way.”
Many meals start with a lot of time spent chopping onion...

August 27, 2013
First ‘Taste NY’ location opens at New Baltimore travel plaza
August 13, 2013
An Upriver Current City - Chefs Head to the Hudson Valley, Lured by Fresh Ingredients

HUDSON, N.Y. — In 2011, the New York City restaurateurs Zak Pelaccio and Mark Firth bumped into each other at a friend’s house near here, two hours north and a...

August 13, 2013
Ben Shute
Ben Shute
July 29, 2013
USDA Funds Meat Locker Pilot at Cooperative Extension

            Consumers soon will be able to buy and store bulk quantities of local meats without having a home freezer, thanks to a new Meat...