Paley’s Farm Market Starts Their 42nd Year in Business

Paley’s Farm Market in Sharon, CT is going into their 42nd year in business this season. They offer a variety of fresh produce in the market, hundreds of hanging baskets, planters, window boxes, and more in the greenhouse, and a vast selection of perennials, shrubs, and trees in the nursery, Paley’s has everything […]

By |2024-03-27T13:52:26-04:00March 29th, 2024|Farm Feature, Main Street News, Our Environment|

Stonewood Farm Addresses Food Insecurity in the Hudson Valley

Stonewood Farm, located off of Bangall Road in Millbrook, NY, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that champions environmental stewardship, social justice, and community well-being in the Hudson Valley. 

Prepping for the upcoming season

With the weather warming earlier and the growing season rapidly approaching, […]

By |2024-03-22T10:59:51-04:00March 22nd, 2024|Farm Feature, Main Street News, Our Environment|


Many people are drawn to the Hudson Valley for its booming food culture and variety of farm-to-table restaurants. The region is also home to The Culinary Institute of America, which honed the talents of David Burke, Todd English, Michael Mina, and the late Anthony Bourdain, among other luminaries.

Agriculture has a long history in the region […]

By |2024-03-04T13:31:09-05:00March 4th, 2024|Farm Feature, Main Street News|


It’s a balmy Friday in the beginning of February. The sun is shining, the air is unseasonably warm, and Sarah Chase is about to milk the small dairy herd at Chaseholm Farm in Pine Plains, NY.

Each cow has a sign above its individual stall with its name on it. Names like “Tuesday” and “Burrata” decorate […]

By |2024-03-05T14:57:11-05:00March 4th, 2024|Farm Feature, Main Street News|

Branchwater Farms Discuss the Art of Distilling

When Kevin Pike and Robin Touchet moved to the Hudson Valley in 2012, they were in search of the land that would later become Branchwater Farms. “The goal was to find a place that we could preserve and make economically viable for future generations,” Kevin says. 

From cheese to spirits

In 2014, they closed on an […]

By |2023-09-28T21:20:56-04:00September 28th, 2023|Farm Feature|

Going Organic

Organic practices are better for us, and they’re also a safer alternative for the environment. Here’s some information for a crash course on the organic industry. 

Within the last few decades, we have been hearing more and more about organic farming. Compared with conventional agriculture, organic farming uses fewer pesticides, reduces soil erosion, decreases nitrate leaching […]

By |2023-09-04T11:50:24-04:00April 5th, 2023|Farm Feature|
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