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

Featured Member

Our members are cooking up some amazing accomplishments. Read about Nicci Cagan, 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

Italian Easter Bread

Italian Easter Bread Easter bread is a Northeastern tradition. Adorned with colored eggs and sprinkles, nonpareils and colored sugar, there are hundreds of recipes and variations. Some Easter bread is…. Read More

The Stewards of 3-Corner Field Farm

The Stewards of 3-Corner Field Farm By Annette Nielsen Originally published January 8, 2013 Nestled in the bucolic hillsides of southern Washington County you’ll find the Tuscany of upstate New…. Read More

Ric Orlando’s blackened string beans

Ric Orlando's blackened string beans Delicious any time of year, chef Ric Orlando's blackened string bean recipe makes for great nosh food on its own or is the perfect side…. Read More

Green Peas TV






Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop