Ardent Homesteader, Arden, NY
Their all-natural salted caramel sauce Cara-Sel is made in small batches in New York’s Hudson Valley so that you can have the perfect topping for your next gathering, big or small. Celebrate the everyday wins with Cara-Sel – for those who dream beyond vanilla.
Arlotta Food Studio, Long Island & Briarcliff Manor, NY
Aromatic, herb-infused olive oils and tapenade spreads. Fresh pasta made with local eggs and flour.
Asian Farmer Dumplings, Brooklyn, NY
Michael Wei Zang makes delicate “farm to table” dumplings made with local produce and pastured meats.
Bien Cuit, Brooklyn, NY
The secret to this artisanal bakery’s unforgettable breads is local flour, small-batch mixing and slow fermentation – 16 to 68 hours for each loaf, depending on the type of bread and the region of its origin to balance acidity and allow the loaf’s true aroma and flavors to emerge. This age-old approach to baking was always a three-day process from mix to bake.
Big Bang Coffee Roasters, Ancramdale, NY
Hot coffee plus bags of their Fair Trade Organic coffee beans that are fresh roasted weekly. “For us, creating the perfect of coffee is a creative process and our small batch, artisanal approach allows us to ensure that each bean is roasted to perfection,” says founder/roaster Elina Dart. “We combine our deep love of coffee with a sustainable, ethical philosophy, ensuring the farms we work with are organic, fair trade and able to feed back into their communities.”
Bread Alone, Woodstock NY
Bread Alone bake their handcrafted organic breads every day using fresh grains and local produce. Their long-fermenting sourdoughs are bubbling along in their tubs as they prepare their wood-fired ovens. Once ready each loaf is carefully loaded onto the hearth and baked to it’s crispy and to chewy perfection. In addition to breads, Bread Alone makes pastries, pies and granola.
Breezy Hill Orchard, Rhinebeck, NY
Hard cider, organic apples, cider doughnuts, baked goods, fresh pasta and more from one of the Hudson Valley’s most revered farmers: Elizabeth Ryan – a founding farmer of the NYC Greenmarkets.
Bronx Baking Co, Bronx, NY
Outdoor season only
Alexis Faraci does one thing and she does it very, very well: she makes unforgettable pretzels. All of her pretzels and pretzel-breads are hand rolled and dipped in lye to give them the traditional chewy texture, deep flavor and distinctive pretzel crust you would expect from a German pretzel.
Calcutta Kitchens, Fairfield, CT
Aditi Goswani, who grew up in Calcutta as an only child surrounded by female relatives who cooked constantly and with gusto, makes only a handful of Indian specialties but they are singularly delicious. Customers keep coming back for her hand-crafted jars of simmer sauce and chutneys made with local ingredients.
Chaseholm Farm, Pine Plains, NY Selected dates
Small batch, artisanal farmstead cheese made on the generations old Chaseholm Farm, just outside of Pine Plains. The Creamery is one of only a handful of Farmstead outfits producing cow’s milk cheese from their farm’s own herd, in the state of New York. Their cheeses include: their famous Chaource, Midnight, queso fresco and many more.
Chez Hedwige, Long Island, NY
Edwige named her artisan baking business after her mother, Hedwige, who taught her how to bake when she was 9. An illness led the younger Edwige to master the art of baking without gluten and any refined sugars. She makes small-batch cupcakes, cookies, brownies, cakes using only almond, amaranth, sorghum, brown rice flours and absolutely no GMOs in her kitchen whatsoever. Her customers can’t believe her treats are “free” of anything, they are that good.
Clean Ridge Soap Co., Pound Ridge, NY
Once a Month
Mia Camacho uses primarily local herbs and flowers for her aromatic soap bars, body lotions and refreshing kitchen liquid soaps. She also makes candles and air diffusers.
Crown Maple Organic Syrup, Madava Farms, Dover Plains, NY
The Taconic Hardwood Forest, a unique terroir that extends from the New York Eastern Mid-Hudson Valley to Central Western Vermont. Is where the trees are tapped for thia syrup which is lauded for its distinctive taste and versatility. All of the Crown Maple products are certified organic. From bark to bottle, Crown Maple is sustainably produced on 800 acres of pristine land and truly sets the standard for excellence in maple production and flavor.
D & J Produce, Long Island, NY
Weekly Vendor – Indoor season
Greenhouse micro greens and Asian greens, Kimchi and tofu.
Deep Roots Farm, North Salem, NY
Sells fresh winter Micro-greens and pickles as well as pickled jalapeños, radishes, carrots, and salsas and kimchi.
Doc Pickle, Patterson N.J.
No matter what ails you, Doc Pickle has the cure: half sour, ¾ sour, full sour pickles, sauerkraut & pickled mushrooms or tomatoes. The flavors of old New York, handcrafted in New Jersey.
Dragonflly Granola, Brooklyn, NY/once a month
Granola made in Brooklyn with Canadian soul. Dragonfly uses only the highest quality organic* ingredients, (down to the oats from Maine). Flavors include: cherry walnut,
Farm EATS, NY
From ground beef to flatiron to osso bucco, Drew George brings various cuts of grass-fed beef from cows pastured locally.
Farm XO, Hancock, NY
Fresh cut field flowers, flower wreaths and birdseed ornaments. Farm XO captures the beauty of New York’s growing season. Ornaments made with organic bird seed to attract seasonal birds.
French Press Café, Hastings NY
Fresh roasted coffee made with Coffee Labs beans (roasted in Tarrytown), plus hand-rolled empanadas, baked not fried, and made with local seasonal ingredients.
Growing Heart Farm, Pawling NY
Produce grown in organic soil with organic seed, without pesticides or harmful sprays. Herbs, plants and flower bouquets, too.
J’Adore Baking, Garrison, NY
Sandrine Neau, a transplant from the French Alps bakes classic French treats like “chouquettes” (miniature pastry puffs flecked with sugar), and gateau de Savoie.
Jacuterie, Ancramdale, NY
European-style dry cured sausages, specialty smoked bacons, and fresh sausages. Drawing from the finest traditions from Europe and beyond, JACüTERIE products are all inspired by the varying flavors of the world, but are made locally in the Hudson Valley of New York with local Pork and the finest spices and herbs.
Joe Tomato Mozzarella, White Plains, NY
Argentine-born, Italian raised Joe “Tomato” learned to make real mozzarella on Arthur Avenue. He has been known to make up to 1000 mozzarella balls in one day, using special wooden mozzarella paddles he designed himself. When he arrives his mozzarella is still warm. Creamy and only lightly salted his mozzarella is a perennial market favorite.
Kontoulis Olive Oil, Larchmont, NY
her family grove of Koroneiki trees in her native Messinia, Greece. A few years ago, she pursued that dream and never looked back. Every year she harvests and crushes her olives in Greece and then ships the oil to New York where she bottles it in Larchmont. She also uses the olives to make tapenade and soap. This is a precious rich and fruity oil, to be used for salad dressing or drizzling – not for cooking.
La Petite Occasion, Mahopac, NY
Beware: Michele Kim’s aritsanal confections – salted caramels, grand marnier caramels (among other enticing flavors) and small-batch handcrafted toffees are highly addictive. She is only at market in the cooler months, so get these while you can.
Letterbox Farm Collective, Hudson, NY
Heirloom vegetables, pasture-raised pork, duck and chicken raised without hormones, antibiotics or gmos, natural sodas made with local ingredients.
Madura Farm, Goshen NY
Culinary mushrooms (shiitake, oyster, maitake), sprouts and lots of interesting produce and tubers (purple cauliflower, Jerusalem artichokes). Madura Farm uses organic practices but is not certified organic.
Momo Dressing, Brooklyn NY
A husband and wife team selling their tangy and fresh Japanese salad dressing (ginger & sesame) sold by the bottle and other Asian sauces/edamame hummus. Smorgasburg loves them.
Morgiewicz Produce, Goshen NY
Large-scale conventional farmers, the hard-working Morgiewicz clan has been farming in for four generations in the fertile “black dirt” country – so named for the soft, rich soil resulting from an ancient glacial lake in Orange County, NY.
Mrs. D’s Mediterranean Delights
When Danae Sintilas, also known as “Mrs. D” closed her catering business, fans of her Greek cooking were bereft. Until the day she turned up at the Chappaqua Farmer’s Market wearing her apron and balancing still-warm trays of Greece’s greatest culinary hits: moussaka, spanakopita and baklava. Mrs. D is prone to arriving late to market, but her delicacies are worth the wait.
NY Chup, Bronx , N.Y.
Hand-crafted, small batch gourmet ketchup in flavors like cilantro lime, bacon, bourbon and, classic. Based in NYC.
Obercreek Farm, Hughsonville NY
Husband and wife farmers Tim Heuer and Sam Wildfong grow on 10 outside acres and in five passive solar greenhouses. They grow diversified vegetables for a CSA, wholesale accounts in the Hudson Valley and New York City, farmers markets, and for their onsite Farm Stand. In addition to the vegetable production, Obercreek has a half-acre hop yard and a quarter acre perennial herb garden. When weather turns too cold to grow food in the field Tim and Sam keep the farm alive by growing specialty baby greens in the five greenhouses. All vegetables and herbs are Certified Organic.
Orchards of Concklin, Pomona, NY
The Concklins have farmed land in Pomona (which means goddess of fruit, so named because of the orchard) since 1711. On their 400-acre spread, they grow several varieties of apples, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, Concord grapes and pears. Naturally they make fruit pies, too.
Nutty Spread/Archaea Organics, Valatie, NY
Chocolate Hazelnut Spread plus organic nuts, roasted and raw and seasoned.
Plum Plum’s Cheese, Pound Ridge NY
An assortment of regional artisanal cheeses brought to you by Westchester’s finest, well-curated cheesemonger.
Pie Lady & Son, Nyack NY
Pie like grandma used to make it – only better, because the Tyler family uses fruit from local farmers and an all butter crust. Deborah Tyler used to sell pies from the back porch of her Victorian home. Then her son, Wil learned to bake, too, and expanded the business.
Pura Vida Fishery, Hamptons, NY
Capt. Rick Lofstadt catches all his fish in the Hampton Bays of Long Island. Famous for his buttery extra large scallops he also sells oysters and mussels in addition to lemon sole, porgy, striped bass, cod and hake.
Ready, Set, Sharp, Pelham, NY
2nd Saturday of every month
Matt Westall and his sidekick Andy have been sharpening knives, scissors and pruning shears at the market for over five years. Still, there isn’t a weekend that goes by when someone doesn’t show up with their “wedding-gift knives” that haven’t been sharpened in decades.
Skinny Buddha, Mt. Kisco, NY
This popular local caterer (partnered with a revolutionary fitness center) specializes in foods that nourish both soul and body. With fitness driving their recipes, you can expect dishes like collard green wraps and vegetarian chili that are high in fuel but low in calories. They use organic, local produce and use only sustainable produce, including meat from cows that pasture-raised in the Hudson Valley.
Sohha Savory Yogurt, Brooklyn, NY
Voted “BEST” Yogurt in New York City by New York Magazine this yogurt lives up to its hype. John and Angela Fout have discovered the secret to making yogurt addictive and healthy which is why shoppers seek them out fervently each week. Sohha means health and Sohha Yogurt was founded on the belief that “we should feed our children wholesome food with no added sugar, preservatives, or gelatins.” Both their Tangy and Regular yogurts are available in small and large (slightly more economical) tubs. They also sell their popular zaatar for mixing into their yogurt.
Steve’s Country Kitchen, Poughquague, NY
Homespun soups made with Hudson Valley ingredients whenever possible, granola, salsas and tapenades.
Stone & Thistle Farm, Meredith, NY
Meadow-raised lamb, kid goat, free-range chickens, pork, beef, poultry, rabbits and eggs and goat milk products – all from a family farm tucked in a lush quiet valley in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains in Central N.Y.
Strudel Z, Hudson, NY
This is not your grandmother’s strudel! Baked with hand pulled dough and fruits and vegetables from Hudson Valley farms, Strudel Z brings a new twist to the delicious pastry. The secret – skill and years of practice. They used fresh local produce from: Don Baker Farm, Sunny Acres Farm, Blue Star Farm, Sparrowbush Farm, Whistle Down Farm.
Taiim Falafel Shack, Hastings NY
This restaurant has had a devoted following since the moment it opened its doors. They sell singularly delicious hummus in a panoply of flavors – from preserved lemon to parsley. They occasionally bring their falafel cart by for falafel sandwiches made to order and served with house-ground tahini, tart, pickled turnips and chopped tomatoes.
The Misshapened Bowl, Ossining NY
It takes artist/woodturner Charles Lazarus about six months to make or “turn” one of his magnificent bowls which are fashioned from local reclaimed wood, namely cherry wood, birch wood and elm. Bring Charles a sentimental tree branch or trunk and he will turn it into a work of art.
True Food, Nyack, NY
At her popular Nyack cafe, Pam Shultz prepares seasonal salads, burritos, wraps and soups – all made with local and organic ingredients
Wild Sea Salt, Pomona, NY
Nutritionally dense natural & SEASONAL sea salt packed with vitamins and minerals in flavors like rose hips, elderberry, stinging nettle and chicory.
What’s for Dessert, Bronxville, NY
This baker – a California transplant, from the Napa Valley, makes homespun pies, crostatas, cheesecake, quiches, breads, cookies that are FANTASTIC.
White Pine Community Farm
Seasonal pestos (nettle, garlic scape, kale, ramp). Herbs and teas both that are good for your health & palate.
Wright’s Apple Farm, Gardiner, NY
Wright’s Farm has been run by five generations of the same family. The 453-acre spread produces 100,000 bushels of apples annually. They also grow cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, berries, tomatoes, pumpkins, squash, and more. Their friendly roadside farm market carried orchard fruit pies, fruit breads, and their famous apple cider donuts (yes, they sell them at the market!). Their farm to jar products, jams, jellies, pickles, and apple sauces are also sold at market.
Yellow Bell Farm, Columbia County NY
Yellow Bell Farm sells whole roasting chickens, boneless breasts, quarters, wings. They hand raise and prepare their chickens humanely in their own NY State inspected facility right on the farm and sell direct at markets each week. Yellow Bell also sells their chicken bourbon pate and their popular chicken BONE BROTH – steeped over ten hours as well as farm-fresh eggs.