Farms and Farmer’s Markets in Columbia County


Agriculture is a mainstay in Columbia County. Farms – either family run for generations or a farmer new to the area Columbia County farms offer a diversity in fresh, local and organic options for every taste.

*Pick Your Own

Chaseholm Farm Creamery — Ancram
A small multi-generational farm crafting many different style of cheese, most out of the French Tradition; meats from the grazed cows; various sauerkraut, fermented veggies and raw milk.
115 Chase Rd, Pine Plains

Fox Hill Farm — Ancramdale
Grass-fed beef, organically raised (not certified) quarters, halves, or by cuts including steaks and all-beef, no-nitrate hot dogs. Visitors welcome.
887 E Ancram Rd

Herondale Farm — Ancramdale
Organic grass-fed beef, pork and chicken. Call for hours.
90 Wiltsie Bridge Rd

Millerhurst Gardens — Ancramdale

Unique annuals, perennials and herbs; sweet corn, Indian corn, popcorn, pumpkins u-pick and available at the market, dried flowers and wreaths, and winter squash.
3201 Rt 82


Ronnybrook Farm — Ancramdale

Farm bottled milk, yogurt, butter, ice cream and crème fraiche. Call for appt for farm and dairy plant visits. Schools welcome.
310 Prospect Hill Rd (Pine Plains)


Thompson Finch Farm — Ancramdale

Organic strawberries, apples, vegetables.
720 Wiltsie Bridge Rd


Shady Acres Farm — Canaan

NOFA certified organic produce and fruit, beef, goat milk products, baked goods, jams and jellies.
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.
13217 Rt 22


The Berry Farm — Chatham

Locally grown, pesticide-free, organic, farm-to-consumer produce: berries, including currants and gooseberries, herbs, winter squash and pumpkins. The addition of a passive geo-thermal, passive solar greenhouse for production of fresh greens and herbs all winter long. In season: Daily 9am-5pm
2309 Rt 203


Chatham Real Food Market Co-op — Chatham

Community-owned market featuring local farms and kitchen. Tues, Wed & Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs & Fri 10am-7pm.
15 Church St (Rt 203)


Whistlestop Farm Stand — Chatham

Vegetables, sweet corn, honor system.
Rt 295 (at the parking lot of The Cottage Restaurant), East Chatham

Bryant Farms — Claverack

Fruits, vegetables
Rts 9H & 23


Holmquest Farm — Claverack

Fruits, vegetables, including okra, swiss chard and lettuce and pick your own flowers
516 Spook Rock Rd, Claverack


Meisner’s Farm Stand — Claverack

Fruits, vegetables
Rte 9&23


Philip Orchards* — Claverack

Apples, pears, plums, raspberries, currents & gooseberries September 1 – October 31, Daily 8:30-5:30. 270 Rt 9H


Rocky Fresh Herb Farm — Claverack

Herbs: Basils, lemon balm, feverfew, chamomile, bee balm (monarda), catnip, dill, burdock root, coriander seeds, garlic chives, cilantro, horsetail, chives, borage, angelica, hyssop, artemisia, horseradish, lemon verbena, lovage, marjoram, flowers, tomatoes, salad greens, strawberries, USDA fresh meats: pork and beef, organic chicken, eggs, and raw milk
671 Fish and Game Rd, Hudson


Scarecrow Farm — Claverack

Cabbage, cauliflower, beets, broccoli, brussel sprouts, chard, chives, eggplant, 14 varieties of garlic, garlic scallions and scapes, gourds, lettuce, parsley, parsnips, several varieties of hot and sweet peppers, pumpkins, shallots, rutabaga, summer and winter squash, six varieties of tomatoes, turnips, tomatillo. (quanities of some varieties limited) Daily 9am-5pm
29 Old Barrington Road, Hollowville


Shortcake Farms — Claverack

Fruits, vegetables Wednesday – Monday in season. Rt 23B, east of Hudson


Sir William Farm Market — Copake

Frozen Angus beef and Berkshire pork
4160 Cty Rt 7, Craryville


Pigasso Farm — Copake

Pasture raised meats; pork, beef, lamb and chicken; eggs Fri-Sun 10:30am-5pm
500 Farm Rd


Vosburgh Orchards Farm Stand — Elizaville

Home of Sloop Brewery, you will can find their apples, flowers, sweet corn and baked goods at the stand. Thurs- Sun 12-6pm. 1065 County Route 19, Elizaville

Old Saw Mill Farm — Germantown

Pork, chicken, lamb, apples, pears and plums, peaches
140 Old Sawmill Rd


Cross Farm – Ronald and Harriet Miller — Germantown

Fruits, vegetables in season
1629 Rt 9, Clermont

Ronald 518-537-6634

Grazin’ Angus Acres — Ghent

Grass-fed Black Angus Beef and pastured chicken, pastured pork, grass fed dairy and eggs. Please check website for market locations
176 Bartel Rd


Hawthorne Valley Farm and Farm Store — Ghent

A producer of high quality, Biodynamic and organic foods, the 400-acre Biodynamic farm includes dairy cows, vegetables, a creamery, organic bakery, sauerkraut cellar, and more. The Farm Store is a full-line natural foods store open 7 days a week. Learn about land stewardship practices and the role of agriculture in education, cultural enrichment and scientific inquiry during a guided tour. Public tours held on the 1st and 3rd Wed of month at 11am, donations accepted, advance notice of arrival is required. Visitors are also welcome to take a self-guided tour; maps are available in the Farm Store.
Mon-Sun 7:30am-7pm.
327 Cty Rt 21C, Harlemville


Kinderhook Farm — Ghent

Premium grass fed and grass finished beef and lamb as well as eggs and pastured chickens at their on-site farm store.
Daily 7am-6pm
1958 Cty Rt 21, Valatie


Love Apple Farms* — Ghent

“Famous for Tree-Ripe Fruit” Farm market and pick-your-own strawberries, red & black raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, currants, gooseberries, cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, apples, pears. July-October daily, 8am-6pm.
1421 Route 9H, Ghent


Common Hands Farm — Ghent

Organic vegetables, incorporating principles of permaculture and Biodynamics
225 Carpenter Rd

518 303-6082

Little Ghent Farm & Store — Ghent

An Animal Welfare Approved farm that offers meat, chicken, eggs, baked goods on the days the store is open, soups, stocks, crackers, bread, granola and their own garlic. Friday – Sunday or call ahead to order. 282 Snyder Rd, Ghent


Honey Dog Farm — Hillsdale

A non-certified organic farm with sunflowers, honey, garlic, and gourmet vegetables.
Farm stand open daily, summer months and at the Copake-Hillsdale Farmer’s Market Sat in season. 284 Rodman Road and 2301 St. Rte. 23

White Oak Farms — Hillsdale

Berries, jams, vegetables, corn and garlic and BBQ sauce
Honor System
65 Whippoorwill Rd


Cool Whisper Farm — Hillsdale

“Natural Grass Fed Meats and Poultry.”
Farm raised Scottish Highland Beef, naturally raised Pork, pastured Chicken and Eggs from Free Range chickens, variety of sausage and bacon and cuts of ham.
Caterers of pig roasts and hosts weddings/parties.
Wed-Sat 10am-7:30pm Sun 10am-5pm
1011 Cty Rt 21


Hawk Dance Farm — Hillsdale

On 3 acres of farmland Hawk Dance Farm utlitized NO chemicals, pesticides or herbicides in their farming practices. The farm is not mechanized everything is done sustainably by hand and they are committed to low impact, non-toxic methods. The soil is nourished with rich compost and green manure cover crops. A large variety of heirloom vegetables, herbs and flowers are grown and the produce, herbs and flowers are available at local farmers’ markets as well as natural food stores . They also sell their own handmade 100% pure beeswax candles.Seasonal – daily 9am-5pm.
362 Rodman Rd


Little Apple Farm — Hillsdale

An organic orchard certified by NOFA-NY specializing in heirloom and classic northeast apple varieties, quince, medlar and Chinese chestnuts, jams and jellies since 1999. Open by appt.
192 Orchard Lane


Cherry Ridge Farm — Hudson

4150 Rte 23


Don Baker Farm* — Hudson

Apples, cherries, pears
183 Cty Rt 14, Hudson


Eger Brothers — Hudson

Fruits, vegetables
Rtes 9, 23, & 31, Buckley’s Corners (Greenport)

The Dutch Belted Cow Farm Store @ Pleroma Farm — Hudson

Biodynamic farming for more than 25 years. Farm store, open sunrise to sunset, features Raw Milk, free range eggs, pork, meats, honey, non-alcoholic fermented tea, soap, medicinal herbs and bath salts. Organic vegetables in season, homemade gift items sold during the holidays
149 Cty Rt 14


Golden Harvest Farms* — Kinderhook

Open all year. Retail Market Cider Mill and Bakery. Home of the micro-distillery “Harvest Spirits” Pick your own apples (Honeycrisp, Macs, Macouns, Crispin, Empire, Cortland, Gala and other homegrown varieties) peaches, cheeses, james and jellies, maple syrup and pancake mixes, organic nuts & granola, fresh berries, sweet corn, pumpkins, tomoatoes and other vegetables in season, organic honey. 3074 US Route 9


Samascott Orchards* — Kinderhook

Open June – October for pick-your-own fruits and vegetables on 200 acres. Apple cider mill on premises. Farm stand offers apple cider donuts, homemade hard ice cream, fresh eggs, free-range beef, pork and chicken. Open daily 8 am – 6 pm in season. 5 Sunset Ave


Samascott’s Garden Market — Kinderhook

Growers of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets. Market open year round selling locally sourced fruits, vegetables, pumpkins, sweet corn, fresh eggs, free-range beef, chicken and pork. Bakery on-site serves fresh bread, homemade soups, cider donuts, pies and seasonally prepared foods. Homemade hard ice cream all year, soft ice cream seasonally. Also, gift items, local honey, maple syrup, pasta, nuts, coffee. Corn maze open in fall. 65 Chatham Street (Rt 9)


Staron Farm Market — Kinderhook

Berries, beef, vegetables – potatoes, sweet corn and tomatoes.
Staron Farm is the largest potato grower in Columbia County.
June 1 – October 31
Weekdays 9am-6pm & Weekends 9am-5pm
4 Merwin Road


Yonder Fruit Farms — Kinderhook

Apples, strawberries, tomatoes, vegetables and pumpkins
Rt 9, Valatie (near Maple Lane)


Blackberry Hill Farm — Livingston

Open year round. Llama, alpaca, angora rabbit, and sheep wool, yarn, and apparel available in our shop open Wed. – Sat. 10 – 4. Eggs, maple syrup, and many varieties of herbs and other plants. Honor system or call ahead when shop is closed. Educational workshops and children’s program. Contact current schedule: 156 Bells Pond Rd, Hudson


Fix Brothers Fruit Farm* — Livingston

Cherries, peaches, apples and pumpkins
215 White Birch Rd, Hudson


Green Acres Farm Market and Bakery — Livingston

Large selection of heirloom tomatoes, heirloom vegetables, organic greens, and raw honey, corn and all fall vegetables, farm fresh eggs, pumpkins and pies, breads, muffins, cookies, jams and jellies, apple butter and local cider
July 4-Thanksgiving Thurs-Mon 9am-6pm


Smith Farms* — Livingston

Pick Your Own raspberries, cherries (sweet and sour), peaches, nectarines and apples
200 White Birch Rd


Taconic Orchards — Livingston

“A Century Farm” (owned and operated by the Feller Family since 1876) Locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh baked pies, cider donuts, cookies, breads, deli, gourmet and gift items, ice cream, honey, seasonal plants, flowers, Christmas trees and wreaths. Open daily May – Dec 9am-6pm and Fri – Sun Jan-April 10am-5pm.
Jan-April Friday-Sunday 10am-5pm
591 Route 82


Hopedale Farm — Livingston

Family-owned and operated pick-your-own apple orchard, featuring over a dozen variety of apples, including Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Empire, and more.
Open 9am- dusk, Labor Day through the month of October.
15 Klibar Rd, Hudson


Windswept Farm — New Lebanon

Sweet corn, plants, flowers, vegetables, Christmas trees
36 Old Rt 20


Threshold Farm — Philmont

A small diverse biodynamic farm, peaches, pears, apples, vegetables. Contact for hours
16 Summit Street, Philmont (Farm House)


Micosta Enterprises — Stockport

Specialty fruit juices with berries and fruit plants; apple-berry blends with a focus on black currant, elderberry, aronia, and sea buckthorn; chocolates, ice cream, pies, yogurt, and desserts. 3007 Cty Rt 20, Hudson


Education Center at Dutch Hollow Farm — Stuyvesant

“Discover Dairy” program was established to provide hands-on experience with dairy cattle to those who have little or no background with agriculture. Visits are 2-3 hours in length and include a tour of the facility, hands-on stations and a healthy snack. School and Group Tours are available – details found on the webpage link below. 101 Running Creek Road, Schodack Landing


Farmer’s Markets

Agriculture is a mainstay in Columbia County. Farms – either family run for generations or a farmer new to the area offer a diversity in fresh, local and organic options for every taste.

Chatham Farmer’s Market — Chatham

Farm-fresh local and seasonal produce. June-mid-October, Fri 4-7pm. 15 Church St (Rt 203)


Copake/Hillsdale Farmer’s Market — Hillsdale

Heirloom vegetables, fruit, bread, meat, eggs, cheese, baked goods, pickles, jams, herb/spices, honey, BBQ sauce, flowers and plants. Music and special events. late May – late October, Sat 9am-1pm
Roeliff Jansen Park, 9140 Rt 22, Hillsdale


Hudson Farmer’s Market — Hudson

Local producers only; meat, eggs, plants and flowers, cheese, fruits and vegetables in season, baked goods and prepared foods, wool, wool products and farm-made crafts. EBT/SNAP machine on site. first Sat of May-Sat before Thanksgiving, Sat 9am-1pm (rain or shine). Corner of 6th St & Columbia St. Winter Market – The three Saturdays before Christmas and the Spring Market – March and April Christ Church, Union Street, Hudson


Upstreet Farmers Market — Hudson

Bringing food mid-week to Hudson, by the local, of the local, for the local. 4-7pm, May-October, 7th Street Park, Hudson

Kinderhook Farmer’s Market — Kinderhook

Fruits and vegetables, including organic, jams, jellies, preserves, plants, honey, dairy, eggs and more. early-May-mid-Oct, Sat 8:30am-12:30pm (rain or shine)
Rt 9 at the Village Square

WINTER Farmer’s Market: Sat 10am-1pm, Samascott’s Garden Market, Rt 9, Kinderhook.

Kim Voltz: (518) 755-9293

New Lebanon Country Market — New Lebanon

Local foods, arts, crafts and family fun activities!
early June – end of September Sundays 10am-2pm
Windswept Farm, 36 Old Route 20, New Lebanon


Philmont Farmer’s Market — Philmont

A downtown farmers’ market collaborates with the Philmont Market & Cafe Cooperative and local farmers and food producers to create a community based “food system”. Stop by for breakfast from the Curbside Cafe food truck and shop the market for the best of Columbia County bounty; local crafts, home/health products, select used books and free events. Full range of food stamp services, $2 fresh Connect Checks for SNAP purchases. FMNP, WIC coupons accepted. Sundays 10am-2pm, end of May – mid-October 116 Main St, Philmont


Valatie Farmers Market — Valatie

Local produce, meats, baked goods, coffee, and artisanal prepared foods; live music and children’s activities. Sundays 10am-2pm Mid May – September Glenn Square Park, Church St, Valatie



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