Food & Drink

Saugerties Farmers’ Market celebrates 20th season

Saugerties Farmers’ Market celebrates 20th season

The Saugerties Farmers’ Market opened on Saturday, May 29, to a cold drizzle. While not up to its usual spring crowds, a surprising number of customers did brave the cold, damp weather to buy the fresh vegetables, fruit, baked goods, breakfast snacks and wines offered. Two new products, hemp extract and tacos, were added to the lineup.

In Woodstock, a fresh start for a classic clubhouse

In Woodstock, a fresh start for a classic clubhouse

There’s an exciting new culinary enterprise underway in an old structure in Woodstock: the Millstream Tavern, which opened on April 1 in the 18th-century millhouse, most recently operated as Provisions, at the Woodstock Golf Club. A major renovation, modernizing the building’s systems while preserving its historic appeal, has been completed, and the doors are now open for lunch and dinner Wednesday through Sunday.

Regional Food Bank to offer produce in Saugerties

Regional Food Bank to offer produce in Saugerties

The Regional Food Bank, which is sponsored through Ulster County Community Action, will start serving Saugerties on April 23, councilwoman Leeanne Thornton told Town Board members on March 17. The food bank will operate on the fourth Friday of every month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saugerties Senior Center on Market Street.

Find authentic Filipino cooking, Asian ingredients at Woodstock’s Harana Market

Find authentic Filipino cooking, Asian ingredients at Woodstock’s Harana Market

It’s difficult to make generalizations about Filipino cuisine, because it differs tremendously from one island to the next. Christina Mauricio, who with Eva Tringali has just opened the Harana Market on Wittenberg Road in Woodstock, takes a stab at it: “The classic Filipino thing is to eat everything with rice. Rice is life,” they say, noting that for the most part, Filipino food is an “approachable” cuisine.