Farm Fresh

Take any road through Dutchess County, head in any direction, and eventually, you'll pass a farm. More likely, several. Agriculture is a driving economic force in the Hudson Valley, and a way of life. To get the complete Hudson Valley Farm Fresh experience, avail yourself of the many opportunities to enjoy its bounty.

Many family-owned farms welcome you to pick-your-own produce, make purchases from their farm stands, or join them during family-oriented festivals. Vineyards will invite you to taste their vintages from local grapes, and perhaps stay for a picnic or concert.

For broader exposure to Hudson Valley's homegrown, farm fresh artisanal products, visit a farmers market - a one-stop-shopping opportunity. Several towns in Dutchess County host these weekly, and sometimes year round. Or, try a specialty food shop, where you can pack your picnic basket with fresh cheeses, breads, and other locally-crafted delicacies.

If farm-to-table eating is your passion, and you ardently support the Slow Food movement, you'll appreciate a day immersed in Dutchess County's culinary Hudson Valley culture. Do it on your own with our suggested self-guided itineraries, or join a like-minded group on our scheduled Farm Fresh tours.

• Download the #DutchCraftBev trail map and brochure!

• Watch the Dutchess Craft Beverage Video


Travel Itineraries


Huichica Music Festival Returns to the Hudson Valley on August 24-26, 2018 Don’t feel like traveling all the way to Palm Springs, Chicago or Tennessee for a summer music festival? We hear you! And that’s why we’re excited to tell you about the return of Huichica... Read More »
The Dutchess County Fair Returns to Rhinbeck August 21st - 26th for its 173rd Year! The highly anticipated Dutchess County Fair returns to the fairgrounds for its 173rd year! Running from Tuesday, August 21st thru Sunday, August 26th, the fair continues to celebrate agriculture in a way... Read More »


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