Farm Fresh News

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...

Reservations Open 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...

Red Hook & The Chocolate Festival is Sat., November 5

Don’t miss Red Hook and the Chocolate Festival this weekend, Saturday, November 5th. This daylong FREE Festival, all throughout Red Hook Village,...Read More...

2016 Taste of the Hudson Valley is Sunday, November 6th!

The can't-miss food and wine event in the Hudson Valley for more than 25 years returns to Poughkeepsie to kick off the month of November in style!! Held...Read More...

The "Charms of Hallowe'en" Fall Tea & Talk Program at Staatsburgh on Sunday, Oct. 30

Perhaps the best way to learn about the history and traditions of Halloween, as it was celebrated in the 1890s and early 1900s, is over a delicious cup...Read More...

Beacon Sloop Club's Pumpkin Festival is Sunday, October 16

Pete & Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park, Beacon Sunday, October 16 is this year’s date for The Beacon Sloop Club Annual Pumpkin Festival! Fresh...Read More...

Local Farms for Apples & Fresh Picked Fruits & Veggies

The fall is here, and that means pumpkin lattes and butternut squash soup, cool sleeping weather, farmers’ markets, farmstead stands and buying produce...Read More...

Famed NYC Chef Terrance Brennan Plans Exclusive Farm-to-Table Lunch Sat., Oct. 8 at Clinton Vineyards

“Celebrate Our Love of the Hudson Valley” Showcases Local Bounty; Benefits Family Farming Famed New York City chef Terrance Brennan, whose...Read More...

Hudson Valley Bucket List Asks, "What Do You Want To See & Do This Fall?"

Hudson Valley Bucket List (HVBL) is a new premier tour attraction offering guided specialty tours on select weekends. Shuttled tours leaves from designated...Read More...

Roosevelt-Era Picnic Diplomacy Revived: Picnic & Square Dance at Val-Kill on September 17th

The  Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership invites you to attend the 4th annual Picnic and Square Dance on Saturday, September 17  from 1pm...Read More...

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