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FIELD TO FORK

ONE-DAY ITINERARY

Dutchess County has a long, proud agricultural tradition. If farm-to-table eating is your passion, come spend a day enjoying the bounty of our fields, vines, and trees! These three sites welcome visitors to take tours, participate in seasonal activities, and bring home goodies from their shops.

S = Seasonal attraction or activity
SE = Open during scheduled events

Madava Farms, Dover Plains
Go straight to the source of the world’s purest maple syrup. The 24,000 red, black, and sugar maple trees on this property produce the acclaimed Crown Maple syrup. The 45-minute tour covers the process from sustainable tree tapping through bottling. Time your visit to enjoy the café, then grab a trail map and head for the walking paths on the wooded grounds. www.crownmaple.com


Sprout Creek Farm, Poughkeepsie
This is a 200-acre working farm, educational center, and market all in one. At the creamery, watch the awardwinning cheesemaker transform the rich milk of resident cows and goats into artisanal farmstead cheeses. In the market, stock up on charcuterie, jams, honey, fresh eggs, pasta, breads, chocolates, granola, and seasonal produce. www.sproutcreekfarm.org


Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, Millbrook
Considered one of New York State’s top wineries, Millbrook has been producing award-winning wines on its 130 acres for more than 30 years. After a guided tour, enjoy tastings of the current varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Tocai Friulano and Riesling. Or plan your visit during an outdoor jazz concert, wine blending workshop, or “Art in the Loft” exhibit. www.millbrookwine.com


Clinton Vineyards, Clinton Corners
The European tradition of exclusively growing and bottling an “estate” wine was introduced in this rural pocket of Dutchess County in 1976. Specializing in award-winning Seyval Blanc and sparkling Seyval Naturel, Clinton also produces handcrafted fruit and dessert wines. Visit the historic barn where the wine is made, enjoy a sample in the tasting room, and explore the landscape of gardens and vines. www.clintonvineyards.com

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