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

Chefs Consortium

Member of the month

Our members are cooking up some amazing accomplishments. Read about 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


Poached trout recipe with local asparagus

Poached trout with shaved asparagus and miso butter sauce With the early arrival of spring, here is a simple recipe that marries the fresh clean flavors of locally caught trout…. Read More


Celebrating the Season with Berries

Originally published for eco-Local Living Magazine By Annette Nielsen Celebrating the Season with Berries Although you'll see an abundance of produce early on in the season at regional farmers' markets…. Read More


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