There’s no place like...Greene County. New York Makers recently wrote about rediscovering Greene County, a historic haven in the Catskills now pulsing with a vibrant art and food scene, while also offering all the attractions of the great outdoors, in the article Blooming Greene (County!). In this travel guide, our team shares a collection of its favorite, must-see Greene County destinations.
May 07, 2018
With an energetic spring awakening finally replacing the last traces of snow, droves of weekenders venturing out of their winter dens are rediscovering Greene County, a historic haven in the Catskills now pulsing with a vibrant art and food scene, while also offering all the attractions of the great outdoors.
Sep 20, 2017
Nothing gets you back to the grind, in all of its essence, quite like bread. Bread Alone has built a (small-batch) empire using little more than fresh-ground grains and personal grit. Read about the man behind the brand, and what drove him to help create a sustainable path forward for artisanal grain growers and bakers across the country.
Apr 20, 2017
An interview with Shawn Lang, one half of the couple behind The Farmhouse Project, about restoring a country home by hand, their plans to offer local handmade goods, and their ongoing conversations on sustainability, restoration, and entertaining at home with their online family of followers.
Mar 09, 2017
New York State is rich with lush mountains and wooded trails to hike. A tour of nature by foot is the best remedy to strengthen the mind, body, and soul. Here are my five most-loved day hikes in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills.
Jun 01, 2016
Dec 31, 2015
Meet the Maker, in her own words: “You know, there’s just a freedom about New York that I’ve always felt. I visited many states in the U.S. since I’ve been here, and I just feel that there’s a history here of making history,” says Claire Marin, proprietress of artisanal food company Catskill Provisions. “I think the melting pot that New York really, truly is speaks to some of that strength and that independence that we feel — to have our own ideas and to be able to voice them out.” Born
Sep 29, 2014
For many, the thought of maple syrup conjures sweet images of pancakes on a Saturday morning. But for thousands in New York, maple is not just a childhood breakfast treat but a growing industry and way of life. Michael Farrell, director of Cornell University’s Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Center, an outdoor laboratory station in Lake Placid, said records show around 1,500 maple producers in New York, but there are likely somewhere between 3,000 to 4,000. Most maple products