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

Local New York Marmers Market

Ending food deserts

Through our involvement with farmers market demos we have helped communities where once there were food deserts by providing education about fresh produce and healthy food staples.... 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

kale and couscous salad

Raw kale and couscous salad

Raw kale and couscous salad Winter or summer, kale is a hearty vegetable that can be prepared many ways.  It makes a perfect raw salad that marries well with any…. Read More


Winter Tastings, Honest Weight Food Co-op

Winter Tastings, Honest Weight Food Co-op In December 2013, as part of the ongoing in-store demonstration series known as Winter Tastings, Chefs' Consortium prepared recipes inspired by local winter produce at…. Read More


Local food advocates changing the local food scene

What a local food advocate looks like Changing the local food scene Food advocates are everywhere, in our communities from Albany to New York City.  They are the people who…. Read More

City Farmers

a 31 minute documentary by Meryl Joseph