EscapeMakers – just a quick
reminder about our next BERRY JAM! this Friday,
June 24th at the Union Square GrowNYC
Pick up free info from us on where to go berry
picking locally this summer! Our tourism partners
Tourism of Vermont and Dutchess
& the Southern Finger Lakes, Sullivan
County Visitor’s Association and the Long
Island Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
– all within New York State!
Come hungry and thirsty! We’ll have mini snow cones
with blueberry syrup by Beth’s
Farm Kitchen, plus her berry chutneys paired with
sweet italian turkey sausage from DiPaola
Turkey, free tastes of cranberry and blueberry cheese
Farmstead Cheese, pb&j sandwiches, jam, spreads
and butters from Wildwood
Berry Farm, strawberry yogurt from Ronnybrook
Farm Dairy, berry-infused gins from Hudson
Valley Distillers and Dennings
Point Distillery, berry muffins from Body
& Soul Bakeshop and berry juices from Red
Not to mention, we’ll have free strawberries from Samascott
Orchards and Phillips
Farms and to top it all off, there’s a Greenmarket
Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest at 1pm – free
to enter and hilarious to watch! Groove to music by
Juke! See you Friday!
p.s. don’t forget to visit us down at our pop up shop
at Fulton Stall Market this summer ….
Manhattan is sponsoring EscapeMaker.com’s FARM
ESCAPE POP UP SHOP within the historic Fulton
Stall Market at the South Street Seaport again!
The shop has been extended through the Summer!
the EscapeMaker.com Farm Escape Pop Up Shop, located
inside the Fulton Stall Market on 207A Front Street,
will be open to the public 7 days a week (12pm-6pm
Monday-Friday and 11am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays). Visitors
can pick up discounts on green travel, guides on farm
escapes, apple picking, wine and craft brew trails and
info on local getaway packages to inspire them to start
planning their vacations.
Drawing a 250-mile travel radius around New York City,
EscapeMaker offers getaway ideas within a few hours
of New York City by car or by train with a focus on
farms, wine and brew trails and culinary tourism.
The shop and event’s presenting sponsor is Amtrak,
encouraging taking mass transit to local destinations.
The media sponsor is Edible Manhattan and agricultural
sponsors include The New York Apple Association,
Vermont Tourism of Vermont and Dutchess Tourism,
Westchester Tourism, Corning & the Southern
Finger Lakes, Sullivan County Visitor’s
Association and the Long Island Convention &
Visitor’s Bureau – all within New York
EVENTS at FULTON STALL MARKET: In addition to the
pop up shop hours, EscapeMaker will host FREE
tasting showcases in conjunction with a regular farmers
Sunday, June 19th – "Berry Jam" – Local
berry flavored products, wine and u-pick farms!
Sunday, July 24th – Craft Beverages – Local
wineries, breweries, distilleries & producers
Sunday, August 14th – Craft Beverages – Local
wineries, breweries, distilleries & farms
All events run from 11am-5pm and will feature
food and beverage samples from local producers, live
music, presentations by local farmers, winemakers and
brewmasters and information on local vacations, where
to go apple and berry picking and visit a farm!
For more info, visit: //www.escapemaker.com/agritourism