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ULSTER SAVINGS | Know your buying power before purchasing the home of your dreams by getting pre-qualified with US. Offering $500 off closing costs through May 31, 2016. Locations throughout Hudson Valley. 845.338.6322. ulstersavngs.com


HARVEST REAL FOOD CATERING | Farm-to-table catering celebrating the seasonal bounty of the Hudson Valley, from a simple backyard BBQ to an elegant country wedding. 4496 Route 209, Stone Ridge, 845.687.4492. harvestrealfoodcatering.com


RONNYBROOK FARM DAIRY | Ronnybrook’s milk products have been made the same way for three generations: in small batches, delivered at peak freshness, pasteurized and hormone free. 518.398.6455. ronnybrook.com


CARY INSTITUTE OF ECOSYSTEM STUDIES | Dedicated to research and education about ecological systems, this renowned institute helps further the understanding of the natural world through guided hikes, workshops, and events. Sharon Turnpike (Route 44), Millbrook, 845.677.5343. ecostudies.org

DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS | A destination for family fun and wholesome entertainment in the beautiful Hudson Valley, the Fairgrounds hosts the NY State Sheep & Wool Festival Saturday & Sunday October 15 & 16. 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck, 845.876.4000. dutchessfair.com, sheepandwool.com

HUDSON VALLEY BOUNTY | Use Hudson Valley Bounty to discover all the region has to offer. Their searchable directory highlights local food and exciting opportunities to support Hudson Valley farmers. A project of Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation. hudsonvalleybounty.com

SULLIVAN COUNTY CATSKILLS | Enjoy adventure, concerts, art galleries, gourmet dining and more in the spectacular hills of Sullivan County. Also home to a wonderful array of farms and shops/destinations for food lovers. scva.net


DOWN TO EARTH FARMERS MARKETS | Since 1991, Down to Earth Markets has brought together local farmers and area food makers who source locally, creating opportunities for them to sell to consumers at markets throughout southern NYS. 914.923.4837. downtoearthmarkets.com

HAWTHORNE VALLEY FARM MARKET | This “green-designed” store offers a full line of organic/natural foods, including local produce, meats and baked goods as well as dairy products from their own farm. Open daily. 327 Route 21C, Ghent (Harlemville), 518.672.7500. hawthornevalleyfarm.org

HEMLOCK HILL FARM & MARKET | Hemlock Hill Farm is dedicated to providing the community with all natural, wholesome farm raised products. Take a tour (May through October) or visit the farm store. Open every day of the year. 500 Croton Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, 914.737.2810. hemlockhillfarm.com

McENROE ORGANIC FARM | Committed to organic farming, McEnroe Market offers a variety of farm products, regional foods, baked goods and organic groceries, along with field-to-fork education programs. Open daily. Route 22 between Millerton and Amenia, 518.789.3252. mcenroeorganicfarm.com

PURE CATSKILLS | By using sound environmental practices, Catskills farmers provide food that is healthy and water that is pure. Buy local from a Pure Catskills farmer and/ or artisan and contribute to the future of the region. Shop their site for gifts this season. purecatskillsmarketplace.com

SAUNDERSKILL FARMS | This farm market and greenhouse offers local produce, baked goods and a magnificent selection of annuals, perennials, and hanging baskets. Seasonal events for the family, too! 5100 Route 209, Accord, 845.626.2676. saunderskill.com


BETHEL WOODS FESTIVAL | The annual Harvest Festival takes place Sundays through September 25, 11am-4pm. Wine Festival Saturday October 1, Craft Beer Festival Saturday October 8, and Holiday Market Saturday & Sunday December 3-4. 200 Hurd Road. bethelwoodscenter.org

CALLICOON FARMERS MARKET | Fresh, high quality, locally produced goods. Outdoors through November 13 at A. Dorrer Drive, Callicoon Creek Park then indoors at 8 Creamery Road, Delaware Youth Center. Sundays 11am-2pm. callicoonfarmersmarket.org

RHINEBECK FARMERS MARKET | Sample and shop the very best flavors of the Hudson Valley. Through Thanksgiving at the municipal parking lot on East Market Street. Indoors at Town Hall starting early December. Sundays 10am – 2pm. rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com

PAWLING FARMERS MARKET | Produce, crafts, prepared food and live music, with a community vibe. Think globally, eat locally. Through October 1 on the Pawling Green, Charles Colman Blvd. Saturdays 9am-1pm. pawlingfarmersmarket.org

SAUGERTIES FARMERS MARKET | Outdoors through October 29 at Cahill School Parking Lot, 115 Main Street. Two indoor holiday markets are planned for the Saturdays before Thanksgiving and Christmas at the Greco Recreation Center, 207 Market Street. Saturdays, 10am-2pm. saugertiesfarmersmarket.com

WOODSTOCK FARM FESTIVAL | Fresh local produce, outdoor dining, kids’ activities, special events and peace, love & music! Through October 19. 6 Maple Lane. Wednesdays 3:30pm-dusk. woodstockfarmfestival.com


APPLESTONE MEAT COMPANY | Butcher Joshua Applestone and his wife Jessica opened Fleisher’s in 2004 with a focus on humanely, sustainably raised meat. The tradition continues now at Applestone, which offers home delivery and workshops. 4737 US- 209, Accord, 845.626.4444. applestonemeat.com

BEDFORD GOURMET | Located in the heart of Bedford Village, this shop offers a famous cheese collection, robust Bedford Blend coffee, baked goods, and popular prepared salads and entrees. 652 Old Post Road, Bedford, 914.234.9409. bedfordgourmet.com

CHEESE LOUISE | This shop’s wonderful array of local and imported cheeses, meats, chocolates and more make it a great shopping and gift buying destination. Stay for soup and a sandwich. 940 Route 28, Kingston, 845.853.8207. cheeselouise.ny.com

FRUITION CHOCOLATE | A small batch, bean-to-bar chocolate workshop in the Catskill Mountains, their delicious chocolate is made from fair trade and organically grown cocoa beans. 3091 Route 28, Shokan and 17 Tinker Street, Woodstock, 845.657.6717. tastefruition.com

HARDWICK BEEF | With a devotion to health and sustainability, Hardwick Beef comes from 100% grass-fed cattle, with no antibiotics or added hormones. Available at area stores, such as Mother Earth Storehouse and Beacon Natural Market. 413.477.6500. hardwickbeef.com

NATURAL CONTENTS KITCHEN | Specializing in organic, regionally sourced farm fresh foods and gluten and grain free treats, NCK’s savory and sweet array can be found at farmers markets and local retail outlets. 888.551.8625. naturalcontents.com

SAN PELLEGRINO | Naturally filtered over 30 years by the Italian Alps and bottled at the source in Bergamo, Italy, S.Pellegrino has been a key ingredient in exceptional meals since 1899. sanpellegrino.com


ADAMS FAIRACRE FARMS | From its start in the early 1900s, Adams Fairacre Farms is still a family-owned grocer and always committed to quality and customer satisfaction. Kingston: 1560 Ulster Avenue, 845.336.6300; Newburgh: 1240 Route 300, 845.569.0303; Poughkeepsie: 765 Dutchess Turnpike, 845.454.4330; and Wappinger: 160 Old Post Road, 845.632.9955. adamsfairacrefarms.com

BEACON NATURAL MARKET | Dedicated to providing wholesome goodness for their customers, Beacon Natural Market features organic and locally grown produce, dairy, grass-fed meats and more. Open daily. 348 Main Street, Beacon, 845.838.1288. beaconnaturalmarket.com

DECICCO FAMILY MARKETS | With ten locations throughout the lower Hudson Valley, DeCicco’s is a full service grocer featuring fresh ingredients from local farmers and international sources, as well as a full line of organic and natural produce. In Armonk, Brewster, Cornwall and more. deciccos.com

MOTHER EARTH’S STOREHOUSE | Founded in 1978, Mother Earth is committed to offering the best customer service along with the highest quality organic and natural products. Kingston: Kings Mall, Route 9W N., 845.336.5541; Poughkeepsie: 1955 South Road, 845.296.1069; Saugerties: 249 Main Street, 845.246.9614. motherearthstorehouse.com

PEPACTON NATURAL MARKET| Pepacton works to provide the finest, highest-quality products in organic food, supplements, skin care and more while keeping prices low in order to make better health affordable for everyone. 57 Stewart Avenue, Roscoe, 607.498.9909. pepactonnaturalfoods.com

QUATTRO’S POULTRY FARM & MARKET | This friendly family farm market offers chickens, pheasants, ducks, geese, turkeys, venison, custom-cut prime meats, and more. Onsite smokehouse, wide variety of craft beers, and ice cream bar! 2251 Route 44, Pleasant Valley, 845.635.2018. quattrosfarm.com

SUNFLOWER NATURAL FOODS MARKET | With the highest quality and largest selection of organic produce & natural products, this family owned business has a passion for locally handcrafted food and gifts. 75 Mill Hill Rd., Woodstock, 845.679.5361. Sunflower Cafe & Juice Bar, 24 Garden St., Rhinebeck, 845.876.0798. sunflowernatural.com


HAMMERTOWN | At this award winning home and lifestyle store, each item, whether it be an antique, a piece of furniture, or kitchenware, is selected with design, purpose, and style. 3201 Route 199, Pine Plains, 518.398.7075; Montgomery Row, Rhinebeck. 845.876.1450; also in Great Barrington, MA. hammertown.com

HOULIHAN LAWRENCE | Serving Westchester, Fairfield, Dutchess and Putnam counties, Houlihan Lawrence offers over 26 offices and more than 1,200 realtors throughout NY and CT to help you buy or sell your home. In the Millbrook area, contact them at 845.677.6161. houlihanlawrence.com

MARY MULLANE HUDSON VALLEY REAL ESTATE| Find real estate, homes for sale, properties for rent, school, commercial property, neighborhood information and much more. 345 Warren Street, Hudson, 518.828.2041. marymullane.com

MISKO HOME DESIGN | In addition to interior painting and moulding, Paul Misko also hand crafts custom coffee tables, cutting boards, and other works in wood. 845.744.8679. woodvalleybear@gmail.com

NEST REALTY CO. | Connecting you to the life you want to live. Buy/ Sell— Call Helen Coyle Bergstein, 845.417.7242; helen@nestrealtyco.com. nestrealtyco.com

WARREN KITCHEN & CUTLERY | This true kitchenware emporium is a place where inspired chefs and cooking enthusiasts can find their favorite knives, cookware, appliances, kitchen tools, and serving pieces for home or restaurant. 6934 Route 9, Rhinebeck, 845.876.6208. warrenkitchentools.com


THE ARNOLD HOUSE| A lively getaway in the Catskills, this inn offers a tavern, woodstoves & cookies in the winter; music, BBQ bonfires & s’mores in the summer. 839 Shandlee Road, Livingston Manor, 845.439- 5070. info@thearnoldhouse.com. thearnoldhouse.com

BEAR MOUNTAIN INN | Overlooking Hessian Lake, this historic inn provides fine food and overnight accommodations along with scenic views and breath-taking hiking along the Appalachian Trail. Escape and enjoy nature’s medicine. 55 Hessian Drive, Bear Mountain, 845.786.273. visitbearmountain.com

ELMROCK INN | The perfect countryside getaway in the Hudson Valley, this boutique farmhouse and B&B is set upon 5 acres and boasts panoramic views. Wake each morning to a fresh farmstyle breakfast. 4496 US Route 209, Stone Ridge, 845.687.4492. elmrockinn.com

EMERSON INN & SPA | Boasting award winning accommodations, dining, shopping, catering, and a spa experience that is second to none, The Emerson Inn & Spa is a perfect getaway for a romantic weekend or a family adventure. 5340 Route 28, Mt. Tremper, 845.688.2828. emersonresort.com

MINNEWASKA LODGE | Nestled at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains, the Minnewaska Lodge is surrounded by 25,000 acres of natural park preserve with breathtaking views. Enjoy the amenities of a fine hotel, and the ambience of a cozy mountain retreat. 3116 Route 44/55, Gardiner, 845.255.1110. minnewaskalodge.com

THE NORTH BRANCH INN | This Catskills inn features beautiful guest rooms, a bar room & restaurant, a two-lane wooden bowling alley, and a library house with a wood stove. 869 N Branch Road, North Branch, 845.482.2339. northbranchinn.com

THYME IN THE COUNTRY | Where the accommodations are pure, food is the freshest and your time is well spent. Also an associate selling NYS certified raw milk from Rocky Fresh Farm. 671 Fish and Game Road, Hudson, 518.672.5623 or 518.672.6166. thymeinthecountrybandb.com


GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL | Located on 11 beautiful acres, this school is dedicated to Rudolf Steiner’s inspiring curriculum of innovation and discovery. Nursery – grade 12; also a birth – age 3 program. 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, 845.356.2514. gmws.org


THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA | Give the gift of great tastes! Exceptional French, Italian, and American Dining. Culinary vacations and classes with our chefs. Everything for the food and wine enthusiast. 888.248.2064. enthusiasts.ciachef.edu


APPLEWOOD ORCHARDS & WINERY | Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Applewood offers apple and pumpkin picking along with wagon rides and other activities. Sample their hard cider, too! 82 Four Corners Road, Warwick, 845.986.1684. applewoodorchards.com

ESTER WINE AND SPIRITS | Ester’s team of dedicated workers pursues high-quality and superior-flavored wines to provide its customers with the finest wine selection. Free tastings offered 6-9 pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 57 N Front St, Kingston, 845.331.1921. esterwine.com

HARVEST SPIRITS | This family farm offers a year ‘round market with pick-your-own apples and, on weekends, tours of their on-site distillery, home to the farm fresh Core Vodka. 3074 Route 9, Valatie, 518.758.7683. goldenharvestfarms.com; harvestspirits.com

SENECA LAKE WINE TRAIL | Experience the history, explore the vast beauty and discover the world-class wines of the Finger Lakes Region on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. On November 18-20 and December 2-4 enjoy their “Deck the Halls” weekends! 877.536.2717. senecalakewine.com

SHAWANGUNK WINE TRAIL | Shawangunk Wine Trail is home to 15 uniquely diverse wineries nestled between the Shawangunk Mountains and the Hudson River, just 60 miles north of NYC. shawangunkwinetrail.com

STOUTRIDGE VINEYARD | Stoutridge is committed to sustainable local agriculture and the production of wholly unprocessed wine. Taste, tour, relax. Open Friday– Sunday 11am-6pm. 10 Ann Kaley Lane, Marlboro, 845.236.7620. stoutridge.com

TROEGS INDEPENDENT BREWING | Founded in 1997 by the Trogner brothers, Troegs can be purchased in shops across the state. With yearround and seasonal brews, their lineup features hoppy ales and captivating lagers, as well as wheat beers and Belgian-style ales. troegs.com

WHITECLIFF VINEYARD & WINERY | Located west of the Hudson River, Whitecliff’s fertile soils and beautiful surrounds are refl ected in it fl avorful wines. Visit to tour, taste and buy. 331 McKinstry Road, Gardiner, 845.255.4613. whitecliffwine.com

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