Dutchess County is a produce-lovers paradise, with farm festivals throughout the year and “pick-your-own” offerings in season. Flower farms, wineries and Christmas tree farms also dot the Hudson Valley landscape. Visit these local growers and purveyors and experience the best Mother Nature has to offer.
Cedar Heights Orchard – pick-your-own apples (845-876-3231)
F.W. Battenfeld & Son – holiday wreaths, hybrid anemones (845-758-8018)
Greig Farm & Farm Market (845-758-1234)
Hudson Valley Wine Country (845-758-1234)
Mead Orchards (845-756-5641)
Migliorelli Farm Market (845-757-3276)
Millbrook Farmers Market Saturdays, 9-1
Montgomery Place Orchards and Farmstand Excellent Fruits and Veggies. Northern Intersection of Route 9G and Route 199
Rhinebeck Farmers Market – Sundays 10-2, May through November, alternate Sundays through winter
Rose Hill Farm - Strawberries in June, apples in September and October
Sproutcreek Farm artisan cheeses (845-485-9885)
Thompson Finch - Organic berry farm, pick your own, summer and fall
Woodstock Farm Festival - Wednesday, 4-8 pm.