Permaculture Certification Course

The Brooklyn Commons Brooklyn

This Permaculture design certification course imparts a positive and empowering vision for social and ecological transformation. This New York City course is the foundational 72 hour Permaculture Design Certification program, endorsed by PINA the Permaculture Institute of North America. We adapt our course to the northeastern corridor and to contemporary social and ecological issues in […]


Online Course: Quickbooks for Farmers


Building Farm Financial Records to Measure Success This course is an introduction to QuickBooks, designed to provide an overview of the QuickBooks Pro software application. It will cover the basic features, such as sales tax, inventory, invoicing, adjustments, and year-end procedures. Students will gain hands-on experience in the concepts presented, as well as guidance on […]

$199 – $299

Online Course: Reading the Land, Simple and Effective Biological Monitoring Practices


Monitoring for Change Pays Off There is only one guarantee in agriculture or other land-based businesses: “When we improve land health we realize improvements in production, profitability, and social well-being.” So, how do we confirm and/or measure improved land health? We must learn how to read the land as we walk across it, and learn […]

Webinar Course: Farm Start-up Considerations for New and Aspiring Farmers


Creating a Farm to Match Your Values, Goals, Skills, and Resources So you're thinking about starting a farm, but feeling overwhelmed by all the decisions? Have your online searches turned up piles of information, but you still feel a bit lost? This course can help. It was designed to assist new and aspiring farmers in […]

$199 – $299

High Low: Jack Petruzzelli

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

High Low Duo take the twangy electric guitar sounds of the fifties and sixties to some unexpected places. Guitarists Cameron Greider and Jack Petruzzelli play original surf and western swing instrumentals, inspired by Chet Atkins and Les Paul, but they also venture into classical music. Their forthcoming debut CD, featuring Ravel's Mother Goose Suite and […]

Woodsist Festival 2021

Arrowood Farms 236 Lower Whitfield Rd., Accord

Presented by Woodsist Records, Impact Concerts, and Ground Control Touring - located at Arrowood Farms. Performers: Yo La Tengo, Parquet Courts, Kevin Morby, Kurt Vile, Woods, Bridget St. John, Joshua Abrams Natural Information Society, 75 Dollar Bill, Laraaji, Cassandra Jenkins, Steve Gunn, Anna St. Louis, John Andrews & The Yawns, Sessa, Aquarium Drunkard DJs, Tubby's […]

$110 – $350


Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

Madárka (“little bird” in Hungarian) plays the traditional music you would have heard in the villages of Eastern Europe many years ago, slightly updated. Drawing from the rich history of Klezmer, Roma, Balkan, Romanian and Russian folk music, we take listeners on a lively journey across borders and centuries. Our repertoire is flexible and diverse, […]

Spirit Brothers: Kirtan

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

Devotional Music from around the world

Apple Gleaning for Food Pantries

You're invited to join UlsterCorps for Farm to Food Pantry apple gleaning in Highland every Tuesday from 9 AM - 12 PM (Wednesday rain dates) throughout the fall. They'll pick apples for local food pantries, shelters, and community meal programs. Pantry friends are welcome to glean for their programs. Register online if you’d like to […]

Gisela Stromeyer: Just Like That

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

Different performers are presenting their unique interpretation of a poem from my book just like that, poems paintings and practices. They pick a poem that is meaningful to them, that moved them, helped guided their life or they just happened to open to that page.  They pick it or it picks them and create a […]

Balkan Fest

Rail Trail Cafe Stone Mt. Farm, 310 River Road Ext., New Paltz

The 2021 edition of Balkan Music Afternoon at the Rail Trail Cafe will feature bands from around the Hudson Valley that play Eastern European dance and listening music. We will celebrate the changing of the seasons as some villagers might in the Balkans. 4 pm til dusk.

Catskill Wagyu Farm-to-Table Dinner

Hilltop Farm - CatskillWagyu Accord

Join them for an intimate farm-to-table dinner at Hilltop Farm-Catskill Wagyu. Cocktails will be served on their hill, with transport via hay wagon, were (weather permitting) you will savor a simple charcuterie, drinks, and sunset over the Catskills. After cocktails, a special 4-course dinner, created to highlight their Wagyu beef, will be hosted in their […]