October is here and we’re living for all things autumn: apple picking, pumpkin patches, hay rides, cider donuts and, of course, CIDER! For those of you who joined us for our Applepalooza: Craft Wine, Cider & Beverages Fest last month, your taste buds have already been awakened to the amazing ciders that are made just outside the city. But if you just couldn’t get enough – you’re in luck! All of these cider-makers (and so…

Hi Everyone – thanks for coming to Applepalooza on Sunday and entering to win the raffle for the 1 night getaway and the Farm Fresh tours! First prize of the overnight getaway goes to ticket number 016474! Runner prize up goes to ticket number 010355 for two Farm Fresh Tour tickets! Please call 718-398-5766 to redeem your ticket. Thanks again!  

Autumn (apple season!) in New York State is truly magnificent. The air turns crisp, the leaves catch fire with color, the smells of cinnamon float through the air, and the orchards are brimming with juicy New York apples. There are so many delicious and gorgeous orchards ready for U-Pick adventures all along the Hudson River. We’ve listed some of our favorites below. If you’re super busy this time of year (who isn’t?!), before you start…

When the weather heats up, nothing cools us down quite like a crisp, chilled, local beer. With a surplus of brewery options these days in and around New York, it’s impossible to pick just one hoppin’ spot to visit. Check out a list of some of our favorite breweries – new and old – below and plan your weekend getaway to hit one, two or ALL of these delicious spots this summer! The Hudson Valley…

Wellspring Forest Farm & School, located in Trumansburg, NY in Tompkins County (in the Ithaca region) is a farm and homestead regenerating the landscape to be healthy, diverse and resilient. The farm demonstrates techniques that restore forest ecosystems, build soil, and preserve water quality while producing food, medicine and materials. Each enterprise on the farm is designed to be economically profitable, yet no system works in isolation, as all things in nature are connected. The school is…

Thanks to everyone who purchased our Farm Animal Calendar at Latke Fest! The winner of a 2018 Farm Fresh Getaway is ticket number #0002391. Please contact us if you have the winning ticket at 877-997-2726. Thanks!

Prohibition Distillery is located two hours northwest of New York City in historic Roscoe, NY in Sullivan County. Most people know this Catskill town as the home of American fly fishing, but Brian and his team like to think of it as a “Distilling town with a fishing problem”. Prohibition Distillery is the home to award-winning Bootlegger21 NY Vodka, Gin and Bourbon. Prohibition’s goal is to produce the highest quality spirits, help the local economy,…

Thanks to everyone who came out for Apple Palooza in the Union Square Greenmarket on Friday, September 15th! The winner of the Farm Fresh One Night Getaway is tickets number #014344. Please contact us if you have the winning ticket at 877-997-2726. Thanks!

Women’s History Month may be coming to a close, but the celebration of women cannot and should not be limited to one month out of the year. This evergreen celebration is as important now as it has ever been, and for those of you looking for special ways to remember and honor strong females past and present, we’ve got a few ideas for you…day trips, weekend getaways and the perfect spring escapes! Plan a getaway…

It’s the sweetest time of the year, EscapeMakers! Every spring for a few short weeks, maple sugarmakers across the Northeast open the doors of their sugarhouses for maple weekends, inviting visitors to discover the sweet flavors and traditions involved in making maple syrup. Between Vermont and New York State, more than half of the country’s maple syrup production takes place just a train ride away from NYC via Metro North Railroad or Amtrak! And with…