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.

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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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Member of the month

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

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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

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Pig Island

Pig Island Go hog wild at the beloved Pig Island! Featuring 25+ chefs creating the freshest and funkiest dishes from locally sourced hogs. Previous years’ dishes included glazed pork belly…. Read More

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Cabot Greek Style Yogurt

Cabot Greek Style Yogurt Cultured with whole milk and cream, and thick enough to support an upright spoon, perhaps the top honor for creamline yogurt belongs to Cabot. Even with…. Read More

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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

Green Peas TV






Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop