Your Guide to News of Rondout Valley Growers

  • Accord Cattle Company now accepts Venmo as a payment method.
  • Arrowood Farms Dragonfly beer in cans can be found at their Outpost New Paltz and their Apiary + Bar in Accord. A hazy Double IPA made with 100% New York-grown ingredients, Dragonfly showcases the bounty of Upstate NY hops growers, showcasing Zeus, Macinac, and Paradigm. ⁠⁠
  • Buzzanco’s Greenhouses and Farm will be open from 1 – 5 PM every day until their season ends on Oct. 31.
  • Catskill Native Nursery’s End of Season Sale is going on now with 20% off all plants, pottery, and garden art along with many low priced “Ugly Plants” and an on-going free area. Fall is a great time to plant – it means less watering for the gardener and better established plant roots next year.
  • Clove Valley Community Farm has Community Night every Thursday from 4 PM – dark. Garden with them, take a walk, and stay for dinner.
  • Damn Good Honey Farm has Tree Juice, pumpkin spice flavored maple syrup, in stock at their market. Also, you can shop their market or pre-order for free weekly home delivery of their produce, meat, cheese, dairy, and pantry items.
  • Davenport Farms has unique, heirloom, incredibly delicious apples from Wightman Fruit Farm.
  • Deer Creek Collective Herb Farm has Volunteer Days on Tuesdays from 3 – 7 PM through the end of October.
  • Duchess Farm Equestrian Center will be accepting new boarders in Nov. –  please contact Debbie for information, 845-559-5467. Lessons and training are available.
  • Fiddlehead Farm’s winter CSA is beginning soon and they have limited shares left. Get yours before it’s too late.
  • Foraging & Feasting shares an abundant amount of information about various plants and their uses on their Facebook and Instagram pages.
  • Flowering Sun Ecology Center offers free shipping for orders over $149.
  • Gopal Farm has gooseberries from their farm on Cape Cod. They’re good in a salad, salsa, or relish; sweet or savory dishes; as toppings on cereals and yogurt; dunked in chocolate; or baked into a myriad of breads and pies. They are super high in antioxidants, vitamin C, and vital nutrients.
  • High Falls Hemp NY released their Holiday 2021 Gift Guide, which is full of ideas no matter who you’re shopping for, from your friends and family to furry companions.
  • Hilltop Farm – Catskill Wagyu’s Becky Collins Brooks was recently featured in New England Cheesemaking Supply Company’s blog, A Better Whey.
  • Hudson Valley Farm Hubs production team is planting winter greens in their greenhouses and hoop houses. The mix includes Salanova lettuce, arugula, Swiss chard, and microgreens such as cilantro and parsley. They’ll continue the cycle of planting and harvesting throughout the winter and estimate a harvest of 500 pounds a week. This is their 4th year of year-round production and the majority of their greens are donated to emergency feeding systems in the region.
  • Hudson Valley Seed Co.’s fall bulbs are now 30% off and their art packs are 40% off.
  • HV HorsePlay / Nichols Field Riding Club is offering team workshops and retreats, featuring their horses, with dates through Nov. Contact them for more information.
  • Kelder’s Farm will close for the season on Oct. 31 so plan your visit before then.
  • Ravenwood’s final weekend of the season will be Oct. 23 – 24 from 10 AM – 5 PM. They do plan to open for a few weekends in December as a holiday market (weather pending), so stay tuned.
  • Saunderskill Farm has pick-your-own pumpkins and apples each Sat. and Sun. from 8 AM – 4 PM. It’s just $7 for any pumpkin, it’s free to enjoy their corn maze, and apples are $9.95 peck/$19.95 half bushel.
  • Seed Song Farm’s Farm Family Fun Weekend and Alternative Corn Maze are open each Sat. and Sun. from 10 AM – 4 PM through Halloween. Solve the secret message by searching for hidden clues throughout the maze.
  • Stone Ridge Orchards Market and you-pick apples and pumpkins is open everyday from 10 AM – 5 PM. The Tasting Room is open Fri. – Sun. from 12 – 8 PM and pizza is available Sat. – Sun. from 12 – 7 PM. Check their Facebook page for any updates or changes.
  • Tributary Farm now has sign-ups for their winter CSA membership, which offers a mixture of sweet greens paired with a wide array of storage crops. Their greens are grown in unheated tunnels and the storage crops are harvested late into the fall and held fresh in their coolers until the spring.
  • Wightman Fruit Farm is open for apple and grape picking Sat – Sun. from  10 AM – 5 PM.