Escape to the Perfect: Summer in the Great Western Catskills Dear EscapeMakers — Just about two hours from New York City, find yourself in true farm country in Delaware County. Surrounded by the lush beauty of a rolling mountain landscape, it’s a wonderful place to experience the richness of New York’s agricultural tradition. Farmers welcome you to enjoy their bounty: visit their farmers’markets and farmstands, delight in farm-to-table dining, or experience an authentic farm stay.

Head up to the Great Western Catskills in Delaware County for the 6th Annual Bovina Open Barn & Studio Tour. Meet the local artists, makers and farmers who make Bovina the perfect environment for creation and collaboration. Visit to learn about the participating studios and farms, schedules and more. Video courtesy of Mark Foster of Foster Built Coffee. For more information on where to stay, eat and play while in the region, visit //