A network of more than 65 farms across 11 counties in the region.
Creative Soil Arrangements. Containers Stuffed Amply. Consume Something Awesome! What does CSA mean to you? The acronym for Consumer Supported Agriculture (CSA) can symbolize many things for different people, but one thing is for certain, it's about building communities around local farms and beneficial relationships with local farmers.
A national grassroots movement, national sign-up day for CSA shares this year is Friday, February 24. Find your local Hudson Valley farm in the Coalition's new online directory and sign up during the month of February to become eligible to win gift certificates to restaurants with a proven commitment to sourcing from their local farms: Crabtree's Kittle House, CrossRoads Food Shop, Gaskins, Le Express Bistro, Restaurant North and The Village TeaRoom.
Tickets are still available for our Farm Dinner on Thursday, February 16, with guest chefs Suzanne Cupps and Jenny Jones of Untitled at the Whitney, Chef Michael Anthony’s restaurant at the Whitney Museum of American Art. This unique event, a 4-course culinary revelation, is curated by June Russell, Manager of Farm Inspections and Strategic Development for Greenmarket, GrowNYC, and director of the Greenmarket Regional Grains Project.
Join us on Friday, March 24, for Glynwood's annual Cheeses of the Hudson Valley taste immersion and multi-course dinner. Guest chef Matt Hutchins is best known for his role as co-founder and Executive Chef of The Hop Beacon, New York, where his passion for local, seasonal ingredients and commitment to sourcing from local Hudson Valley farms transformed this local gastropub into a world-class destination. He is now Executive Chef of the storefront restaurant at the new Beacon Hotel.
This year's Kitchen Cultivars grow-out and restaurant promotion featured a farmer-chef network twice as large as last year. We owe a big thanks to the media for helping us get the word out about delicious regionally produced food in the Hudson Valley, including AndNorth, Edible Manhattan and Upstater.
Pro-rated winter meat and egg shares are available now from Grass + Grit Farm, a participant in Glynwood's Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator. Shares offer a diverse mix of pasture-raised pork, chicken, lamb, goat, duck and eggs. Each distribution will be curated with meal planning in mind, while also offering new and exciting ways to enjoy pastured meats. Members will also have access to exclusive specials throughout the winter.
The Bedford 2020 Food Forum is coming up on March 4. Guest speakers include author and food journalist, Mark Bittman, and chef and Wholesome Wave founder, Michel Nishan, and Glynwood's vegetable and CSA manager, Jarrett Nelson, is participating in a food and farming careers workshop. Register today!
Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Seedling Sale is a long-time tradition to promote the planting of trees, shrubs, flowers and ground covers. All of their selections are offered at reasonable prices to ensure every landowner can afford to support this worthwhile conservation program. For the first time ever, they are offering apple and pear trees but have a very limited supply so order soon.
FRESH FROM GLYNWOOD
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Winter Sales Hours
We've set up shop for the winter in our Farm Office, by our red barns, open to the public every Thursday from 3 to 6pm.Glynwood meat and winter vegetables are for sale a la carte. As always, drive carefully. The speed limit on Glynwood Road is a strict 20MPH and incoming traffic has the right of way. These rules of the road are especially applicable during winter weather.
Our mission is to ensure the Hudson Valley is a region defined by food, where farming thrives.