Agriculture is a mainstay in Columbia County. Farms - either family run for generations or a farmer new to the area Columbia County farms offer a diversity in fresh, local and organic options for every taste.
*Pick Your Own
Chaseholm Farm Creamery -- Ancram
A small multi-generational farm crafting many different style of cheese, most out of the French Tradition; meats from the grazed cows; various sauerkraut, fermented veggies and raw milk.
115 Chase Rd, Pine Plains
Fox Hill Farm -- Ancramdale
Grass-fed beef, organically raised (not certified) quarters, halves, or by cuts including steaks and all-beef, no-nitrate hot dogs. Visitors welcome.
887 E Ancram Rd
Herondale Farm -- Ancramdale
Organic grass-fed beef, pork and chicken. Call for hours.
90 Wiltsie Bridge Rd
Millerhurst Gardens -- Ancramdale
Unique annuals, perennials and herbs; sweet corn, Indian corn, popcorn, pumpkins u-pick and available at the market, dried flowers and wreaths, and winter squash.
3201 Rt 82
Ronnybrook Farm -- Ancramdale
Farm bottled milk, yogurt, butter, ice cream and crème fraiche. Call for appt for farm and dairy plant visits. Schools welcome.
310 Prospect Hill Rd (Pine Plains)
Thompson Finch Farm -- Ancramdale
Organic strawberries, apples, vegetables.
720 Wiltsie Bridge Rd
Shady Acres Farm -- Canaan
NOFA certified organic produce and fruit, beef, goat milk products, baked goods, jams and jellies.
13217 Rt 22
The Berry Farm -- Chatham
Locally grown, pesticide-free, organic, farm-to-consumer produce: berries, including currants and gooseberries, herbs, winter squash and pumpkins. The addition of a passive geo-thermal, passive solar greenhouse for production of fresh greens and herbs all winter long. In season: Daily 9am-5pm
2309 Rt 203
Chatham Real Food Market Co-op -- Chatham
Community-owned market featuring local farms and kitchen. Tues, Wed & Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs & Fri 10am-7pm.
15 Church St (Rt 203)
Whistlestop Farm Stand -- Chatham
Vegetables, sweet corn, honor system.
Rt 295 (at the parking lot of The Cottage Restaurant), East Chatham
Bryant Farms -- Claverack
Rts 9H & 23
Holmquest Farm -- Claverack
Fruits, vegetables, including okra, swiss chard and lettuce and pick your own flowers
516 Spook Rock Rd, Claverack
Meisner’s Farm Stand -- Claverack
Philip Orchards* -- Claverack
Apples, pears, plums, raspberries, currents & gooseberries September 1 - October 31, Daily 8:30-5:30. 270 Rt 9H
Scarecrow Farm -- Claverack
Cabbage, cauliflower, beets, broccoli, brussel sprouts, chard, chives, eggplant, 14 varieties of garlic, garlic scallions and scapes, gourds, lettuce, parsley, parsnips, several varieties of hot and sweet peppers, pumpkins, shallots, rutabaga, summer and winter squash, six varieties of tomatoes, turnips, tomatillo. (quanities of some varieties limited) Thurs-Mon 10am-5pm May 1 - Dec 24
29 Old Barrington Road, Hollowville
Shortcake Farms -- Claverack
Fruits, vegetables Wednesday - Monday in season. Rt 23B, east of Hudson
Rocky Fresh Farm -- Claverack
“Rocky Fresh Farm where the prettiest cows give the creamiest Raw Milk” - Selling NYS Certified Raw milk from organic grass fed Dutch Belted Cows. Also selling Dairy cows, USDA pork and Beef.
671 Fish and Game Road, Claverack
Open: Dawn to Dusk
Pigasso Farm -- Copake
Pasture raised meats; pork, beef, lamb and chicken; eggs Fri-Sun 10:30am-5pm
500 Farm Rd
Vosburgh Orchards Farm Stand -- Elizaville
Home of Sloop Brewery, you will find their apples, flowers, sweet corn and baked goods at the stand. Thurs- Sun 12-6pm. 1065 County Route 19, Elizaville
Old Saw Mill Farm -- Germantown
Pork, chicken, lamb, apples, pears and plums, peaches
140 Old Sawmill Rd
Cross Farm - Ronald and Harriet Miller -- Germantown
Fruits, vegetables in season
1629 Rt 9, Clermont
Grazin' Angus Acres -- Ghent
Grass-fed Black Angus Beef and pastured chicken, pastured pork, grass fed dairy and eggs. Please check website for market locations
176 Bartel Rd
Hawthorne Valley Farm and Farm Store -- Ghent
A producer of high quality, Biodynamic and organic foods, the 400-acre Biodynamic farm includes dairy cows, vegetables, a creamery, organic bakery, sauerkraut cellar, and more. The Farm Store is a full-line natural foods store open 7 days a week. Learn about land stewardship practices and the role of agriculture in education, cultural enrichment and scientific inquiry during a guided tour. Public tours held on the 1st and 3rd Wed of month at 11am, donations accepted, advance notice of arrival is required. Visitors are also welcome to take a self-guided tour; maps are available in the Farm Store.
327 Cty Rt 21C, Harlemville
Kinderhook Farm -- Ghent
Premium grass fed and grass finished beef and lamb as well as eggs and pastured chickens at their on-site farm store.
1958 Cty Rt 21, Valatie
Love Apple Farms* -- Ghent
Featuring locally grown vegetables, local cheese and yogurt, meats and poultry, along with freshly picked, tree-ripened fruit and berries from the orchard, and homemade pies and cider doughnuts baked on site, Mexican cafe, petting zoo, playground and daily U-Pick fruit. Birthday parties and group tours available. Seasonal - Daily 9am-5pm with extended weekend hours.
1421 Route 9H, Ghent
Common Hands Farm -- Ghent
Organic vegetables, incorporating principles of permaculture and Biodynamics
225 Carpenter Rd
Little Ghent Farm & Store -- Ghent
An Animal Welfare Approved farm that offers meat, chicken, eggs, baked goods on the days the store is open, soups, stocks, crackers, bread, granola and their own garlic. Friday - Sunday or call ahead to order. 282 Snyder Rd, Ghent
Honey Dog Farm -- Hillsdale
A non-certified organic farm with sunflowers, honey, garlic, and gourmet vegetables.
Farm stand open daily, summer months and at the Copake-Hillsdale Farmer’s Market Sat in season. 284 Rodman Road and 2301 St. Rte. 23
White Oak Farms -- Hillsdale
Berries, jams, vegetables, corn and garlic and BBQ sauce
65 Whippoorwill Rd
Cool Whisper Farm -- Hillsdale
“Natural Grass Fed Meats and Poultry.”
Farm raised Scottish Highland Beef, naturally raised Pork, pastured Chicken and Eggs from Free Range chickens, variety of sausage and bacon and cuts of ham.
Caterers of pig roasts and hosts weddings/parties.
Wed-Sat 10am-7:30pm Sun 10am-5pm
1011 Cty Rt 21
Hawk Dance Farm -- Hillsdale
On 3 acres of farmland Hawk Dance Farm utlitized NO chemicals, pesticides or herbicides in their farming practices. The farm is not mechanized everything is done sustainably by hand and they are committed to low impact, non-toxic methods. The soil is nourished with rich compost and green manure cover crops. A large variety of heirloom vegetables, herbs and flowers are grown and the produce, herbs and flowers are available at local farmers’ markets as well as natural food stores . They also sell their own handmade 100% pure beeswax candles.Seasonal - daily 9am-5pm.
362 Rodman Rd
Little Apple Farm -- Hillsdale
An organic orchard certified by NOFA-NY specializing in heirloom and classic northeast apple varieties, quince, medlar and Chinese chestnuts, jams and jellies since 1999. Open by appt. email@example.com
192 Orchard Lane
Cherry Ridge Farm -- Hudson
4150 Rte 23
Don Baker Farm* -- Hudson
Apples, cherries, pears
183 Cty Rt 14, Hudson
Eger Brothers -- Hudson
Rtes 9, 23, & 31, Buckley’s Corners (Greenport)
The Dutch Belted Cow Farm Store @ Pleroma Farm -- Hudson
Biodynamic farming for more than 25 years. Farm store, open sunrise to sunset, features Raw Milk, free range eggs, pork, meats, honey, non-alcoholic fermented tea, soap, medicinal herbs and bath salts. Organic vegetables in season, homemade gift items sold during the holidays
149 Cty Rt 14
Golden Harvest Farms* -- Kinderhook
Open all year. Retail Market Cider Mill and Bakery. Home of the micro-distillery “Harvest Spirits” Pick your own apples (Honeycrisp, Macs, Macouns, Crispin, Empire, Cortland, Gala and other homegrown varieties) peaches, cheeses, james and jellies, maple syrup and pancake mixes, organic nuts & granola, fresh berries, sweet corn, pumpkins, tomoatoes and other vegetables in season, organic honey. 3074 US Route 9
Samascott Orchards* -- Kinderhook
Open June - October for pick-your-own fruits and vegetables on 200 acres. Apple cider mill on premises. Farm stand offers apple cider donuts, homemade hard ice cream, fresh eggs, free-range beef, pork and chicken. Open daily 8 am - 6 pm in season. 5 Sunset Ave
Samascott’s Garden Market -- Kinderhook
Growers of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets. Market open year round selling locally sourced fruits, vegetables, pumpkins, sweet corn, fresh eggs, free-range beef, chicken and pork. Bakery on-site serves fresh bread, homemade soups, cider donuts, pies and seasonally prepared foods. Homemade hard ice cream all year, soft ice cream seasonally. Also, gift items, local honey, maple syrup, pasta, nuts, coffee. Corn maze open in fall. 65 Chatham Street (Rt 9)
Staron Farm Market -- Kinderhook
Berries, beef, vegetables - potatoes, sweet corn and tomatoes.
Staron Farm is the largest potato grower in Columbia County.
June 1 - October 31
Weekdays 9am-6pm & Weekends 9am-5pm
4 Merwin Road
Yonder Fruit Farms -- Kinderhook
Apples, strawberries, tomatoes, vegetables and pumpkins. PYO strawberries and pumpkins in season.
Rt 9, Valatie (near Maple Lane)
Blackberry Hill Farm -- Livingston
Open year round. Llama, alpaca, angora rabbit, and sheep wool, yarn, and apparel available in our shop open Wed. - Sat. 10 - 4. Eggs, maple syrup, and many varieties of herbs and other plants. Honor system or call ahead when shop is closed. Educational workshops and children’s program. Contact current schedule: www.facebook.com/blackberryhillfarmllamagarden 156 Bells Pond Rd, Hudson
Fix Brothers Fruit Farm* -- Livingston
Cherries, peaches, apples and pumpkins
215 White Birch Rd, Hudson
Green Acres Farm Market and Bakery -- Livingston
Large selection of heirloom tomatoes, heirloom vegetables, organic greens, and raw honey, corn and all fall vegetables, farm fresh eggs, pumpkins and pies, breads, muffins, cookies, jams and jellies, apple butter and local cider
July 4-Thanksgiving Thurs-Mon 9am-6pm
Smith Farms* -- Livingston
Pick Your Own raspberries, cherries (sweet and sour), peaches, nectarines and apples
200 White Birch Rd
Taconic Orchards -- Livingston
“A Century Farm” (owned and operated by the Feller Family since 1876) Locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh baked pies, cider donuts, cookies, breads, deli, gourmet and gift items, ice cream, honey, seasonal plants, flowers, Christmas trees and wreaths. Open daily May – Dec 9am-6pm and Fri – Sun Jan-April 10am-5pm.
Jan-April Friday-Sunday 10am-5pm
591 Route 82
Hopedale Farm -- Livingston
Family-owned and operated pick-your-own apple orchard, featuring over a dozen variety of apples, including Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Empire, and more.
Open 9am- dusk, Labor Day through the month of October.
15 Klibar Rd, Hudson
Windswept Farm -- New Lebanon
Sweet corn, plants, flowers, vegetables, Christmas trees
36 Old Rt 20
Threshold Farm -- Philmont
A small diverse biodynamic farm, peaches, pears, apples, vegetables. Contact for hours
16 Summit Street
Micosta Enterprises -- Stockport
Specialty fruit juices with berries and fruit plants; apple-berry blends with a focus on black currant, elderberry, aronia, and sea buckthorn; chocolates, ice cream, pies, yogurt, and desserts. 3007 Cty Rt 20, Hudson
Education Center at Dutch Hollow Farm -- Stuyvesant
“Discover Dairy” program was established to provide hands-on experience with dairy cattle to those who have little or no background with agriculture. Visits are 2-3 hours in length and include a tour of the facility, hands-on stations and a healthy snack. School and Group Tours are available - details found on the webpage link below. 101 Running Creek Road, Schodack Landing