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


Ellie’s 9 Mile Farm end-of-season Kimchi

Ellie's 9 Mile Farm end-of-season Kimchi Kimchi is a spicy, sour Korean vegetable condiment that is fermented with salt and seasonings. While most recipes today are packed into glass jars…. Read More


Kale fried rice recipe and kale 101

Kale fried rice recipe Kale 101 Now is one of the best times to enjoy kale from the garden as its flavor will intensify and actually become sweeter after periodic…. Read More

All Good Bakers' scones

Scones, the delicately delicious breakfast bread

Scones, the good and the bad (mostly the bad), and a recipe from the Joy of Cooking Scones, the delicately delicious breakfast bread, may be surprisingly simple to whip up but most…. Read More

Green Peas TV

Brazilian Raw Food Demo and Denison Farm Tour

Cook the Box

City Farmers

Winter Tasting at Honest Weight Coop