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


Susie’s Climax Creations Duck Eggs

Susie's Climax Creations Duck Eggs Spring is in full swing. At the local duck pond the girls have gone missing. They are tucked away keeping their newly laid eggs safe…. Read More


Cabbage and carrot salad recipe

Cabbage and carrot salad recipe Winter and spring, root vegetables and the wait for spring veggies With the latest spring weather, the first greens and vegetables of the season are…. Read More

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Dandelion soup with chives

Dandelion soup with chives Every spring an unofficial sign that winter is coming to a close can be seen when chives and dandelion greens start popping up all across upstate…. Read More

Green Peas TV

Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop