Announcing the Vendors for the 2023 Farmers' Market Season
The Taste NY Todd Hill Farmer's Market is supported by Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County and the Taste NY initiative. The market provides access to locally grown fruits, vegetables, and other farm products, while supporting local small businesses and farms in the area.
The 2023 Outdoor Farmers' Market at Todd Hill will run on Fridays from 1:00 - 5:00 pm, May 26th - October 13th. Our weekly vendors will be posted in our Facebook event page and on our Instagram page weekly.
Horton House Scone Company, Amenia, NY
Image taken from Instagram @hortonhousesconecompany
All of our Oat Bites (scones) and Cookies are Gluten-Free, Vegan and now Certified Kosher. Delicious and healthy, made with Certified Gluten-Free, Organic and Non-GMO Oats and Oat Flour. Our baked goods contain no refined sugar, salt or preservatives in the base mix. They are made with all natural, kosher ingredients and are lightly sweetened by the dried fruits, nuts, berries, coconut and chocolates. Some are sweetened with a bit of maple syrup.
Taconic Distillery, Standfordville, NY
Image taken from website: taconicdistillery.com
Coopers' Daughter Spirits, Claverack, NY
Image taken from @coopersdaughter on Facebook
Hudson Valley Microgreens, Lagrangeville, NY
Image taken from website: https://www.hudsonvalleymicrogreensfarm.com/
Hudson Valley Microgreens is a local family farm in Lagrangeville, NY. The farm specializes in growing highly nutritious microgreens using organic and sustainable growing practices. The microgreens are grown without pesticides in a controlled environment away from pollution.
Moondrop Gardens, Cold Spring, NY
Moondrop Gardens will be selling handcrafted cold processed soap, shaving soap, beard oil, bath bombs, shampoo and conditioner bars, body butter balms, dishwashing soap, shower steamers, and natural deodorant.
Soaprietress, Jennifer LaBarbera has been handcrafting unique soaps since 1999. Her studio is located in Cold Spring, NY. Creating unique bath and body products with natural and quality ingredients is what she does best. She sources many of the ingredients such as raw goats milk, honey, and botanicals from small local business and her own garden. She uses environmentally friendly packaging and her products are always phthalate, paraben and cruelty free.
As a certified member of the Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetics Guild, she is knowledgeable of good manufacturing procedures, is educated on the chemistry of soap and cosmetics, and is up to date on all current FDA laws and protocols.
Products can be found on her online store: MDGsoapstudio.com or at various markets throughout the Hudson Valley. Handcrafted soap, bath bombs, shampoo and conditioner bars, shaving accessories, laundry soap, and body butter balms are artfully created in small batches with great attention to details.
You can also contact her to curate a special gift for any occasion. Call: 917-337-0609 or email soaprietress@MDGsoapstudio.com.
Heeler Farms, Pine Plains
Heeler Farms is a privately owned farm in Pine Plains, NY, located at 2054 Rt 83. The farm takes its name from the owner's love of Heeler dogs, in particular his own Heeler dogs, Blue and Diesal. Heeler Farms started as a personal farming project in 2019, supplying family and friends with farm to table fresh produce. Heeler has blossomed into an abundance with way more produce than family and friends can consume. So, Heeler has branched out to share the goodness. Heeler's goal is to provide its fresh, high quality produce and products to our local community at affordable prices. At Heeler, we grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers. We provide personalized farm to table boxes, weekly, filled with seasonal harvests. Customers can sign-up for our weekly boxes on our website. At Heeler, our customers are dealing directly with the farmers who do their best to accommodate based on the harvest-at-hand. At Heeler, we love farming. Working the mineral rich lands of upstate NY, from seed to harvest, is beyond gratifying. Thus, we offer starters as well, making it easy for anyone to get their own garden going. We are committed to natural, sustainable, and renewable farming. For more information about us, please visit our website at heelerfarms.com, follow us on Instagram @HeelerFarms and Facebook @HeelerHarvest.
Little Loaf Bake Shop, Poughkeepsie, NY
Little Loaf's pastries use Wild Hive Farm flour from Clinton Corners in Dutchess County, and Little Loaf does their best to use local produce whenever they can. Their produce partners include Fishkill Farms, Wilklow Orchards, 4WallFarm, Field and Larder, and Obercreek Farm.
Love Feast, Millbrook, NY
Kamini sells our popular vegan hot chili in the store during the colder months as well as prepared vegan dishes. During the Farmers' Market, Love Feast will be serving chana masala, samosas, rice bowls, curry, and more!
FarmBody Skin Care, Warwick, NY
Farm Body Skin Care will be selling soap (bars and liquid), lotions, creams, balms, shampoo + conditioner, facial cleansers, moisturizers, creams, masks, lip balm, sugar scrub, as well as dish soap.
Farmbody Skin Care is an artisan maker of bath and body products located in Warwick, NY. Started in 2006 by product formulator Cindy Allyn, Farmbody sustainably sources ingredients derived from food and botanicals to support farmers and nourish your hide from head to toe. Farmbody Skin Care is on a mission to provide care and support for a variety of skincare concerns so people can move away from synthetic chemicals and experience the wellness that nature provides. We practice sustainability in our packaging, sourcing and production.
Here's a short list of farm supported ingredients that we use in our skincare that make our products special and support your skin's natural microbiome: Daikon, Beets, Mushrooms, Rice, Apples, Goat Milk, Peas, Oatmeal, Honey, Elderberry Fig, Meadowfoam, Licorice, Turmeric, Calendula, Aloe, Sunflower, Willow Bark, Hemp, Green Tea, Meadowsweet, Pine Bark, Kale, Lemon, Marshmallow and so many more oils, butters and extracts from sustainable farms around the world that aren't grown here.
Farm meets science: our products and many of our ingredients are naturally preserved through a process of fermentation and not chemicals with an efficacy of one year. If you have sensitive skin, skin concerns or just want to get away from synthetic chemicals, learn to love your skin and visit us at www.farmbodyskincare.com. Our products are available online and throughout the Hudson Valley at farmer's markets, regional events and at participating retailers. You may contact us at 845-597-6027 and follow us on Facebook and lnstagram @farmbodyskincare
Merchant's Daughter, Purdys, NY
Image taken from Facebook @MerchantsDaughterHardCider
Merchant's Daughter is a small Hudson Valley cider producer that sources heirloom apples from local HV Family owned orchards and applies a winemaker approach to create award-winning ciders that have a subtle balance, pair stunningly well with food, and are immensely drinkable. Our brand is rooted in the historic Purdys, NY neighborhood general store that was passed down from generation to generation via the daughters. These hard-working women inspire us today as we honor their legacy and share our ciders with locavores, health-conscious consumers and the growing regional cider scene.
Merchant's Daughter hard cider is available in three varieties: Dry, Semi-Dry, and Clara's Reserve across multiple package formats (750ml, 12oz. Bottle 4pks and sixtel kegs). The taste-profile is sophisticated, apple-forward, with a bright, clean finish. Consumers compared our ciders to Prosecco and champagne, but they are still very approachable and appeal to a broad base of consumers.
We've earned media in Westchester, Hudson Valley and Cider Craft Magazines and received awards across our line in the HV Wine & Food, Great American Cider and New York international Cider Competitions.
Hudson Valley Cold Pressed Oils, Poughkeepsie, NY
Hudson Valley Cold Pressed is a family owned sunflower operation that will be selling a wide range of sunflower products made from sunflowers grown on their farm in Poughkeepsie. During sunflower season in August, you can visit the sunflower fields and pick your own sunflowers!
Hudson Valley Cold Pressed will be selling sunflower oil, truffle sunflower oil, sunflower flour, pancake and baking mixes, sugar scrubs, sun sticks, jewelry, socks, T shirts, and fresh baked breads.
Trotta House of Pasta, Thornwood, NY
Trotta House of Pasta will be selling as variety of fresh pastas including ravioli, sauces, cheeses, and other Italian specialties.
Trotta's was founded by Orlando & Anna Trotta in 1955 in Bronx NYC to supply a growing number of Italian restaurants with authentic home style pasta products. It eventually moved to New Rochelle and now Thornwood. Trotta's makes their own pasta and sauces onsite.
Today, Trotta sells at their storefront on 790 Commerce St, Thornwood, NY 10594. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm, and Sunday 10am-1pm.
Le Moné, Hammondsport, NY
Le Moné is a lighter, livelier, low alcohol apéritif. It brings new depth and sophistication to a familiar lemon profile. It has a bright, acidic wine base with a lemon-lime profile and dry finish. Le Moné's approachable citrus and perfect balance makes it the aperitif you can drink any time.
Le Moné works with Point of the Bluff Vineyards in Hammondsport, a family owned vineyard in the Finger Lakes region of New York to produce Le Moné.
Enjoy Le Moné however you like: whether you want it simply served up neat, lightened up with soda water or sparkling wine, or mixed into a bar-quality cocktail with your favorite spirit, the possibilities are endless.
Liberty Farms, Ghent, NY
Liberty Farms is a 600+ acre Certified Organic Farm with a focus on regenerative agriculture and healthy communities in the Hudson Valley. Our wide range of organic vegetables feed our CSA and farmers' market clients throughout New York State, while our fantastic flowers bring color and joy into their lives.
Fertilized by compost we make on the farm, our fields are certified organic by NOFA-NY (Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York) and incorporate biodynamic and intensive growing methods. We use 0 pesticides, herbicides, or GMOs, and purchase open-pollinated seed (flowers are pollinated by bees, moths, bats, wind, or rain) whenever possible. Our reward is our vibrant produce that we're excited to share.
We also raise NOFA-NY certified-organic chicken and eggs, as well as certified-animal welfare and pasture-raised lamb, pork, and beef, all with practices that better our land and environment. All our animals are grazed on a rotational schedule that helps regenerate our corner of the earth. Our poultry aerates the topsoil; our ruminants fertilize.
We're proud of our low-waste practices, from feeding "ugly" veggies and eggs to our pigs, to producing our own organic mulch and compost that fertilizes our hayfields and gardens. By using the natural cycles of nature, plant life, and animals, we not only feed communities with healthy, organic food, we also help reverse climate change and rebuild healthy soil. Each life on the farm contributes to reclaiming acres of farmland—from our veggies, flowers, and hay to our sheep, cattle, horses, chickens, pigs, and even people.Our diverse operation also has a full-service equestrian center, hosts weddings in our beautiful events barn, and offers overnight stays at our boutique glamping site. You can visit us at 114 Ostrander Rd. In Ghent NY, 12075 and check out our farm store, open every day from 7a.m.-7pm. Or visit our website at www.libertyfarmsny.com.