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

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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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Wild Edibles

Wild Edibles Early spring brings a bounty of unusual ingredients. Parsnips, ramps, and fiddlehead ferns are a few of the first vegetables to become available to seasonal vegetable lovers. Ramps…. Read More

kale and couscous salad

Raw winter green salad with couscous

Raw winter green salad with couscous Winter or summer, kale, chard and collards are hearty greens that can be prepared many ways.  They make a perfect raw salad that marries well with any number of…. Read More

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Beef, grass or grain-fed?

Beef, grass or grain-fed? Noah Sheetz, photograph by Jane Feldman Corn-fed in the midwest If you've ever read the Omnivore's Dilemma its hard to forget the image that Michael Pollan depicts of the modern midwestern…. Read More

Green Peas TV






Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop