Meet our Market Farmers and Vendors
Cardoso Cookies (Hopewell Junction, NY) is a small batch, scratch made cookie company that uses only the highest quality ingredients. They offer highly individualized service and ship anywhere in the U.S. – but you’ll be able to satisfy your cookie cravings at the Market this summer! (At the Market in July and August)
Earth to Table
Earth to Table offers a wide variety of delicious prepared food, as well as farm fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, edible flowers and “Joe’s Special Teas” – are a mixture of healing herbs that can be sweetened with natural stevia leaves.
Find Earth to Table on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/EarthToTable2973/
Grok Bites (New Paltz, NY) handcrafts their gourmet raw fruit and nut bites using only the finest natural ingredients. With no added sugars or artificial anything, these handmade gems provide the perfect snack for boosting energy, and taste a whole lot naughtier than they really are!
Frida’s Bakery & Cafe
Frida’s offers artisan breads, pastries, cakes, pies, cookies and coffees, incorporating the region’s finest ingredients. Frida’s Bakery & Cafe was started by Bob Pollock – owner of the luxurious Hudson Valley estate known as Buttermilk Falls Inn + Spa and Henry’s at the Farm Restaurant in Milton, NY. Frida’s philosophy is simple: use fine ingredients and employ traditional methods to produce exceptional soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts, as well as baked goods. Everything is made on the premises, from the house-roasted beef, to the pumpernickel loaf. And now they are bringing it to the Market!
Hudson Valley Seafood
Hudson Valley Seafood (Central Valley, NY) has been serving the Hudson Valley for over 35 years. They are proud and expert “fishmongers” – meaning that their staff is superbly trained at selecting and purchasing, handling, gutting, boning, filleting, displaying, merchandising and selling their product. Hudson Valley Seafood’s main goals are to bring the bounty of the world’s oceans to the people of The Hudson Valley, to do everything as sustainably as possible, and to educate people about the responsible consumption of seafood. Bravo!
Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie
Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie is an indoor urban farm that specializes in growing 100% certified organic microgreens. They are our neighbors – literally(!) – as they are “right up the street,” operating in a reclaimed dime store on Main Street in Poughkeepsie. While microgreens are mainly recognized for their flavor and visual qualities for “tuning up” an entree, salad, soup or sandwich, they pack a nutritional punch containing as much as 40 times more nutrients than their mature relatives. This new business has generated a lot of buzz here in the City. Come see why!
Find Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie on their website or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/IndoorOrganicGardensofPoughkeepsie
Karl Family Farms
Karl Family Farms specializes in grass-fed, free-range and pastured meat, poultry and eggs. They are a small family farm in located in Modena, NY, nestled in the shadow of the Shawangunk Mountains outside of New Paltz. Their cows, goats, and sheep are exclusively grass-fed and their pastured/free-range chickens, pigs, and turkeys receive locally sourced produce and certified organice and non-gmo grain to supplement their foraging.
Lucero Salsas are made with local products and cooked with a Mexican heart! You will be amazed with the flavors and will want to try a bit of everything including their signature fresh salsas, toasted pumpkin seed pesto, tamales and handmade blue corn tortillas. Total YUM!
Find Lucero Salsas on their website.
Maynard Farms & Orchards specializes in stone fruits (peaches, plums, cherries) apples, pears and pumpkins. They are located in Ulster Park, NY, nestled in the rolling hills of the beautiful and scenic Hudson Valley.
Find Maynard Farms on their website or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Maynard-Farms-107632295932920/
Noble Foods Farm hails from Hudson, NY and specializes in herbs, greens, flowers and vegetables. We’ve peeked at their crop plan for the season and we are SO excited by the variety, flavors and colors that will be a part of our Market! (At the Market starting in July)
Oliver Kita Chocolates
Oliver Kita’s line of artisan fine chocolates is pure bliss! Kita chocolates are artfully hand-crafted, combining fair trade chocolate with heavy satin cream, award-winning sweet butter, the finest fruits, and carefully selected and roasted nuts. Each piece is a work of art. Swoon!
They sell out at farmers markets for a reason! Robyn Samra, AKA “The Pickle Lady” and her family have been doing farmers’ markets, street fairs and festivals in the tri-state area for over 20 years. Pickle Licious specializes in barrel style pickles (sold by the gallon, quart, pint). But are also famous for their olives, olive pastes, homemade tapenades, relishes, stuffed grape leaves, and marinated artichokes. You MUST check out Pickle Licious!
Find Pickle Licious on their website or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Picklelicious-322904681043/
Poughkeepsie Plenty Fresh Market
This amazing Mobile Market was started in 2015 by Dutchess Outreach to increase access to fresh, local, nutritious food in Poughkeepsie. They specialize in vegetables and fruits and participate in both SNAP and WIC Farmers Marktet Nutrition programs.
Right From the Hive
Right from the Hive is a family-run business from Otisville, NY. They are known for their raw honey from local hives, but they also offer fresh produce and baked goods. Yum!
Sarah Perfect’s Granola
Known as “hands down, the best granola anywhere” – Sarah Perfect’s Granola features fresh ingredients and amazing flavors. Come see why raving fans pay to have this granola shipped from the Hudson Valley to places all over the country!
Find Sarah Perfect’s Granola on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/sarahperfectsgranola/
Solid Ground Farm
Solid Ground Farm is small family farm in Kingston, NY. They use organic growing methods, and sell through a veggie CSA, farmers market, and direct sales.
Soukup Farms is a third generation family farm that has been tapping trees in Dover Plains since 1955. Their specialty is pure New York State Maple Syrup (in beautiful glass bottles), but you’ll also want to check out their full line of maple products, including maple creams, maple candies, maple hot sauces and more! (At the Market on select dates.)
Sweet Sol is an Argentinian Bakery from Newburgh, NY. They specialize in Alfajores, Mamacitas (Masitas Secas), Sweetie Pie (Pasta Frola), Merenguitos, Coconut Bonbons (Bonbones de Avena). Oh My Goodness! Divine!
Underground Chef specializes in healthy vegan performance foods made using local farm fresh produce. This local catering business, run by Kirk Utter and Jessica Diaz-Utter – two chefs with a combined 20+ years in the food service industry – proudly calls the new Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory‘s open kitchen home. Underground Chef will be at the Market on select dates from July – September.
Find Underground Chef on their website.
Water Oracle Mystical Teas and Provisions
Be sure to check out this organic tea company from Rhinebeck, NY! They offer a fine selection of teas, herbs and unique gifts. You’ll find everything from classic black teas and traditional greens to their own modern blends and Ayurvedic inspired herbal tisanes.
Wright’s Farm is a five generation family run farm located in Gardiner NY. Their 453 acre farm produces 100,000 bushels of apples annually. In addition to apples, they also grow cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, berries, tomatoes, pumpkins, squash, and more. They operate a roadside farm market year round and it carries a huge selection of homemade baked goods, including pies, cookies, fruit breads, and their famous apple cider donuts. Throughout the season they are canning jams, jellies, pickles, and apple sauce with the freshest local ingredients available, “farm to jar” so to speak. Wrights Farm invites you to PICK YOUR OWN APPLES and is open seven days a week during September and October. Farm tour, anyone?