Sixteen Hudson Valley Organic Food Markets for Healthy Living
One of the joys of living in the Hudson Valley is easy access to a bounty of fresh organic food and a general mindset that favors healthier eating. There’s a host of markets in the area that offer flavorful farm produce as well as other organic specialty products. Eating organic is not only a great idea because it avoids preservatives, organic and natural foods harbor a higher level of nutrients to help you feel and look your best. Let us know if we missed any of your favorite markets.
Search our ONLINE DIRECTORY and discover all the local organic markets we have in the area. Here are 16 to get started:
Sunflower Market | 75 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock | 845-679-5361
With two locations, one in Woodstock and one in Rhinebeck, NY, this family-owned and Independently operated market has served as a one-stop shop for high quality organic produce and whole body health since 1978. The market focuses on local, sustainably-sourced fresh produce, dairy, meat and seafood, and houses one of the area’s most robust local craft beer coolers. You’ll also find supplements and homeopathic remedies, bulk seeds, nuts and grains, and a selection of distinctive house-made salads, wraps, and meals.
Sunflower Market | 24 Garden Street, Rhinebeck | 845-876-2555
Sunflower provides Rhinebeck with a wonderful selection of quality organic and all-natural foods with a focus on local and regional Hudson Valley products. You’ll find sustainably sourced fresh produce, local dairy, meat and seafood, kombucha varieties, a NY Local gourmet cheese case, and delicious house-made grab-n-go options!
High Falls Food Co-Op | 1398 NY-213, High Falls | 845-687-7262
The High Falls Food Co-Op is a go-to location for ethically sourced products, including produce, bulk dry foods and spices, plus prepared foods. The member-owned food co-op welcomes all shoppers while offering special benefits, such as discounts, to customers who buy an annual membership. The co-op’s bulk department features an affordable array of nuts, coffee, granola, pasta and rice, plus the store offers organic cold cuts, farm-fresh chicken and diverse frozen, local, organic meats
Sunfrost Farms | 217 Tinker Street, Woodstock | 845-679-6601
The farm stand at Sunfrost Farms offers locally grown fruit and vegetables, flowers, herbs and mushrooms, as well as specialty items and baked desserts. An eatery and juice bar serves freshly cooked food, made with deliciously nutritious ingredients, and some first-class smoothies. In warm weather, visitors can enjoy outdoor seating. The farm’s calendar offers special events such as pumpkin carving in the fall.
The Sprout House | 310 Enterprise Drive, Kingston | 845-336-4136
Topping salads and other dishes with nutritious sprouts are easy if you have the right seeds. The Sprout House offers organic seeds so you can grow your own tasty toppings. For example, they offer a selection of a dozen certified organic non-GMO seeds, which include alfalfa, French lentil, mung, daikon radish, fenugreek, clover, green pea, garbanzo, adzuki, broccoli, hard wheat and hulled sunflower. Seeds can sprout in as little as two to three days. A nutritious way to amplify the flavor of any dish.
ImmuneSchein Tea Haus | 1776 Route 212, Saugerties | 845-684-5136
The whimsically named selection of organic teas and blends offered at ImmuneSchein Tea Haus might just be your cup of tea. Organic herbal teas include a Tumeric Ginger, Quince Eucalyptus, Mystic Mint and French Lavender. There’s a Valerian Dream blend with calming botanical and aromatic flowers and a Restoring Harmony blend with subtle peppermint, floral calendula and lavender. The store offers green teas, chai, rooibos, oolong and pu’er teas, including a Pu’er Bordeaux Organic with notes of blackberry, cassis, lavender and wine grape skins.
Red Hook Natural Foods | 7478 South Broadway, Red Hook | 845-758-9230
The store offers a generous selection of fruits and vegetables, plus a selection of fresh fish and organic ground beef. As well as the culinary staples, the natural foods store offers vitamins and supplements, bulk herbs and spices, fresh baked goods, shade-grown bird-friendly coffee and a variety of locally crafted gifts and products. There’s a juice and smoothie bar and sidewalk seating where you can savor such treats as a freshly concocted coconut milk elixir.
Kaaterskill Farm Natural Storehouse | 3 Boulevard Avenue, Catskill | 845-943-1919
Family-owned and operated since 1996, the Kaaterskill Farm Natural Storehouse offers bulk foods, organic and natural poultry, meat and fish. They have seasonal local organic produce and a large selection of vitamins, supplements and homeopathic remedies. There are also natural body care products, natural and organic pet foods, bulk organic coffee beans and tasty prepared vegan meals to go.
Kaaterskill Farm Natural Storehouse | 173 Healy Avenue, Hudson | 518-822-0790
If you’re considering switching to a healthier diet, the store not only offers an array of organic and natural foods, vitamins, supplements and homeopathic remedies, there are trained consultants on hand to offer some insight into making the best possible nutritional choices.
The Barn at Miller’s Crossing | 170 NY-217, Hudson | 518-929-8581
The 200-acre CSA farm grows certified organic vegetables and plants, but also raises a small grass-fed beef herd and makes maple syrup and maple products. The retail farm store is located in a 250-year-old Dutch barn, where in addition to selling their own flowers, vegetables and maple products, they feature locally sourced items such as baked goods and bread. The store is open from May to October.
Health and Nutrition Center | 15 New Paltz Plaza, New Paltz | 845-256-0256
The independent natural grocery store offers the usual organic fare—a rainbow of fresh produce, nuts, grains, vitamins and supplements, but it also has a nice selection of gluten-free products and boasts some of the rarer flavors of kombucha as well as some hard to find vegan products. The center also serves fresh juices and soups for a quick healthy snack.
The Ridge Tea and Spice Shop | 9 North Chestnut Street, New Paltz | 845-633-8613
While the store sells more than 60 varieties of bulk organic teas and spices, you can also stop by to sample one of their refreshingly innovative drinks, such as the Purple Dreams Drink, made from butterfly pea flower and infused with lavender and sage, or a sparkling spicy hibiscus tea or even an herbal latte. Local pastries are available and there’s outdoor seating.
Mother Earth’s Storehouse | 300 Kings Mall Court, Kingston | 845-336-5541
In 1978, when the Kingston New York Storehouse opened, Mother Earth was an unlikely competitor to larger food chains. They had their own niche and it was selling locally produced food and supplements. Few if any of the corporate stores gave serious consideration to health-conscious customers. It was a fringe of the market that they were willing to ignore. Mother Earth’s Storehouse has always been focused on wholesome, nutritious foods and supplements that are not ladened with artificial ingredients. As the song proclaims, “We were country when it wasn’t cool”. Well, they were all natural when it wasn’t cool. Mother Earth’s Storehouse recently sold its business to Florida-based Healthier Choices Management Corp. From what we’ve been told,
Mother Earth Storehouse | 249 Main Street, Saugerties | 845-246-9614
With two locations, one in Kingston and one in Saugerties NY, Mother Earth’s Storehouse recently sold its business to Florida-based Healthier Choices Management Corp. From what we’ve been told, they plan on keeping things as is. Founded in 1978 by brothers Chris and Kevin Schneider, Mother Earth offers healthy, organic options. According to its website, when Mother Earth’s opened, it was an unlikely competitor to larger food chains, with its own niche selling locally produced food and supplements and a focus on wholesome, nutritious foods and supplements that are not laden with artificial ingredients
Adams Fairacre Farms | 1560 Ulster Avenue, Lake Katrine | 845-336-6300
Adams Fairacre Farms is a family-owned business with stores in Kingston (Lake Katrine), Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, and Wappinger with a new store now underway in the Middletown/Wallkill area on Route 211. Adams celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019 and supports hundreds of local farmers and vendors as well as 1,350 employees.
Beacon Natural Market | 348 Main Street, Beacon | 845-838-1288
Family-owned and operated since 2005, Beacon Natural Market provides the local community with a more conscious alternative to the mainstream shopping experience. The 4,000 sq ft store features a diverse selection of specialty products including Organic, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, Vegetarian, Certified Fair Trade, Eco-friendly, Cruelty-Free, & More!! Natural Market values the importance of supporting local businesses and sources from Hudson Valley & other regional producers in order to support the community now and into the future.
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