Educating Communities
about Local Food

We are a greater Hudson Valley educational non-profit
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

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Traveling Taste Buds

Traveling Taste Buds was created by chefs and educators to encourage healthy eating in children by providing hands-on cooking demonstrations in classrooms and school gardens.. 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


Potato white bean chowder with collard greens

Potato white bean chowder with collard greens Versatile, hearty, and a warm winter favorite, chowder is a historic potato-based stew that showcases anything from tomatoes, to bacon, clams, oysters, fish,…. Read More

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Tips for cooking with winter squash

Tips for cooking with winter squash Spaghetti, Butternut, Ambercup, and Hubbard squashes are available from the Honest Weight Food Co-op,┬áBlack Horse Farms at Hudson Valley Hannaford locations, and the Chatham…. Read More


Verterra, biodegradable dinnerware

Verterra Biodegradable┬ádinnerware made with fallen leaves "True to the Earth." At Verterra, we believe that being environmentally responsible is good business. In every aspect of our dinnerware's manufacture, sustainability is…. Read More

Green Peas TV

Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop