One of the amazing benefits of living in the Hudson Valley is the abundant selection of fruits, vegetables and artisanal products available at nearby farmers’ markets, festivals and grocers.
Buying local not only ensures that your food is as fresh and delicious as it can be; it also supports the small family farms that make the Hudson Valley landscape so beautiful. The Highland farmers’ market is located on Main Street and is open on Wednesdays from 3pm to 7pm, from June through October. Read more about the Highland Farmers Market
Also, be sure to check out the Wallkill View Farm Market on Route 299 in New Paltz, where there are spectacular views of the Shawangunk Mountains to go along with great tasting fruits, vegetables and pastries.
For a fun, hands-on experience, visit one of the many pick-your-own farms in the region. Dubois Farms in Highland is a 54-acre farm where visitors can pick their own pears, plums, nectarines, apples, grapes, tomatoes, pumpkins and eggplant. Open every day between August 8 and November 1 from 10am to 5pm. Read more about Dubois Farms
If it’s essentials you need, there are several large grocery stores nearby as well as smaller scale, independently owned markets. Adams Fairacre Farms in Poughkeepsie sells locally grown produce and baked goods along with all your day to day grocery needs.
Enjoy the delicious discoveries!