Farm Fresh News

The 172nd Dutchess County Fair Celebrates Agriculture & more! August 22 - 27th in Rhinebeck!

It's finally here! The 172nd Dutchess County Fair runs from Tuesday, August 22nd – Sunday, August 27th. Use the new main (beautiful big...Read More...

Millbrook Vineyards presents Friday Night Food Trucks & Saturday Night Jazz

If you’re looking for an enjoyable way to spend your nights this summer, look no further than your favorite winery. Celebrate the start of the weekend...Read More...

Dutchess Stadium welcomes the BURGER & BEER BASH on August 17th!

Tickets for one of the summer’s most fun events, Hudson Valley Magazine’s annual Burger & Beer Bash are now on sale online. Dutchess Stadium,...Read More...

Beacon Sloop Club's Corn Festival is Sunday, August 13th at Seeger Riverfront Park

The Beacon Sloop Club’s annual Corn Festival takes place on Sunday, August 13th, from 12 noon to 5pm, rain or shine, at Pete & Toshi Seeger...Read More...

Beer, Bourbon, and Bacon Returns with a New Date and Location

Beer, Bourbon, and Bacon. C’mon! Who doesn’t like that combination?! And you can have all three at this year’s Beer, Bourbon, and Bacon...Read More...

Antique Car Show and more at Locust Grove!

On Sunday, July 9th, Locust Grove Estate hosts an Antique Car Show from 9 am-3 pm! Locust Grove’s scenic grounds bustle with more than 300 show...Read More...

Congratulations! Taste Clinton Vineyards 40th Vintage Release!

Celebrate Clinton Vineyards' 40th vintage release of its Seyval Blanc 2016. One of the many pleasures of the Clinton Vineyards Tasting Room experience...Read More...

'Cul-de-sac' by the Half Moon Theatre Company at The Culinary Institute of America

Half Moon Theatre Company presents its production of the dark comedy, “Cul-de-sac" by Tony Award-nominated actor and playwright, John Cariani....Read More...

21st Annual Dutchess County Agriculture Breakfast Farmers Award "Tractors" to Three Honorees

The 21st Annual Agriculture (Ag) Breakfast was held at the Cornell Cooperative Farm & Home Center recently in Millbrook. With 140 people in attendance,...Read More...

5 Ways to Enjoy Earth Day in Dutchess County!

Beacon’s Inaugural Earth Day Cleanup: ​Beacon is making strides to go Greener with its Inaugural Earth Day Cleanup event. You can register...Read More...

Last Chance for Reservations for Mother's Day Teas at Clermont and at St. James' Episcopal Church

Why not plan to take you mom or someone special to enjoy a Mother’s Day Tea this year? Here are two from which to choose, one in Hyde Park and one...Read More...

Chancellor's Sheep & Wool Showcase Returns to Clermont State Historic Site Saturday!

On Saturday, April 22, the rolling hills and river views at Clermont State Historic Site come alive with the sounds of music and laughter, the smells of...Read More...

Easter Brunch and Sunday Dinner Round-up for April 16th!

Spring is finally here, and it only gets better in Dutchess County. Take the children out on an Easter egg hunt (see separate spotlight feature) or have...Read More...

Dutchess Easter Egg Hunts and Sunday Brunches & Dinners

Can you believe that Easter is right around the corner? If you are looking for bunny trails to go hopping along, check out this round up of our favorite...Read More...

NYS Fishing Season is Open!

Where to fish in Dutchess! New York State is home to more than 165 freshwater fish species, including some that were around when dinosaurs roamed...Read More...

Welcome to NYS Maple Weekends 2017!

Every spring, the NYS Maple Producers Association invites you into their sugar houses to experience the world of pure New York State maple syrup, this...Read More...

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day in Dutchess 2017

Here are some wonderful festivals and restaurants at which to celebrate St. Patrick’s in style this year! 22nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day...Read More...

The Culinary Institute of America Opens the Post Road Brew House in Hyde Park

The opening of any restaurant by the CIA Restaurant Group is cause for celebration. The new Post Road Brew House joins four others on the Hyde Park campus...Read More...

Valentine's Day Round-up of Romance!

What are your plans for this most romantic of days? Start on the weekend? Need more inspiration to woo your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Here...Read More...

The 9th Traditional Robbie Burns Supper at The Rhinecliff this Feb. 3rd

The 9th annual Traditional Robbie Burns Supper takes place at The Rhinecliff on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 from 6:30-9:30pm. The evening features...Read More...

Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series at Staatsburgh State Historic Site; next on FEB. 26th!

This winter Staatsburgh State Historic Site offers an elegant and entertaining refuge from the cold by presenting its third Gilded Age Tea & Talk series...Read More...

It's Rootstock, and It Rocks For Farmers Sun., Nov. 27th in Beacon!

Have you heard about the new festival that's kicking off this year at the Towne Crier Cafe in Beacon? It’s called the first annual ROOTSTOCK:...Read More...

Dutchess County Christmas Tree Farms

Opening Thanksgiving Weekend!

Cut-your-own trees are plentiful here! As Christmas approaches, families and friends gather together to make merry, continuing some traditions, and starting...Read More...

Foodstock 9 Benefit Concert at The Chance on Saturday, December 3rd!

Head to The Chance in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, December 3rd, where Foodstock 9 kicks off at 5:30pm (Doors open at 5pm). It’s a wonderful night of...Read More...

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Beautiful Dutchess County

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to plan your holiday dinner. Did you know it wasn’t a national holiday until 1863, when...Read More...

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