Celebrating Local Food
in Local Communities

We are a greater Hudson Valley educational not for profit organization
dedicated to sharing the joys of local foods.

Kids Playing Chef Photo Credit Jane Feldman

Educational programming

We share our passion for local food with members of communities from New York City to Albany with exciting cooking demos in school gardens and farmers markets, and healthy cooking…. Read More

Chefs Consortium

Member of the month

Our members are cooking up some amazing accomplishments. Read about our featured member of the month.. Read More


Our events

Chefs Consortium partners with other nonprofits to bring awareness of food justice and access to local food to New York communities.... Read More

Latest from the blog

Hudson Valley Local Foods


Beets, new and old school

Beets, new and old school Sexy and here to stay... Beets, historically an old school winter storage vegetable, are more popular than ever. Today farmers are selling dozens of varieties…. Read More

BAO and Organic Food Incubator founder Mike Schwartz

The Organic Food Incubator

The Organic Food Incubator, Long Island City, NY Everyone knows the story of the secret family recipe that started out being prepared in small batches in a home kitchen and…. Read More


Wild Edibles

Wild Edibles Early spring brings a bounty of unusual ingredients. Parsnips, ramps, and fiddlehead ferns are a few of the first vegetables to become available to seasonal vegetable lovers. Ramps…. Read More

Green Peas TV

Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop