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


Chia Breakfast Pudding, Caryn Livia Halle

Chia Breakfast Pudding From raw foods chef Caryn Livia Halle Playing with food is probably one of the things I most enjoy doing, and as a raw food chef, I…. Read More


Locally sourced ingredients to feed casino goers

Locally sourced ingredients to feed casino goers To put it bluntly, the casino industry earns huge revenues every year. The US gambling industry was worth $240 billion in 2014, but…. Read More



Strawberries Strawberry season in New York is in full swing. The much anticipated “June-bearing” strawberries that bear their fruit in the early summer - typically the second week of June…. Read More

Green Peas TV

Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop