With the holiday season fast approaching it’s time to gather with family and friends and enjoy good company and holiday cheer. Below are a selection of some of our favorite holiday gifts made right here in the beautiful and bountiful Hudson Valley. Enjoy and seasons greetings.
Hudson Valley Charcuterie, East Chatham, NY
Raven & Boar Cookbook – $30
This book is a collection of recipes contributed by 36 chefs’ each motived by their passion and affection for the pigs, herbs and produce grown at Raven & Boar Farm in East Chatham.
Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, Millbrook, NY
Holiday Triple Play Gift Set – $49 gift set
This three-bottle gift includes the estate grown Tocai Friulano with Millbrook’s two best-selling wines. Each set comes in a gift box and includes one bottle each of the following: Tocai Friulano, Hunt Country Red and Chardonnay.
Crown Maple, Dover Plains, NY
Crown Maple Trio – $59.95
The Crown Maple Trio offers a full sized, premium assortment of pure maple syrup. Ideal for cooking, baking and cocktails, three bottles (1-Amber Color and Rich Taste, 1-Dark Color and Robust Taste and 1-Very Dark Color and Strong Taste, ) of Crown Maple Grade A Syrup are handsomely packaged in a signature Royal Treatment box.
Sawkill Farm, Red Hook, NY
Leather Market Tote – $275
This market tote bag is made from Sawkill Farm’s very own, 100% Grass-Fed leather. Raised, tanned & sewn in Hudson Valley.
Rebecca Peacock Jewelry, Hudson, NY
Grey Rough Diamond Earrings – $925
Hudson Valley-based designer Rebecca Peacock presents this grey rough diamond set in solid 14k yellow gold. Each pair is unique in shape and approximately 7-9mm in width. Sold as a pair.
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY
Charitable donation – amounts vary
When searching for a gift for the person who has everything, a charitable donation in their honor may just be the perfect gift. There are several notable organizations in our area, including the Food Bank of Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, Hudson Valley Art Association and Scenic Hudson, though we have a particular fondness towards the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. A donation to the Cary Institute will help support their free ecology programs, public hiking trails and vital ecological research.
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
Various works of art – prices vary
What could be a better, more personal gift than a unique piece of art? Carrie Haddad Gallery represents professionally committed artists as well as emerging talent specializing in all types of painting, both large and small sculpture, works on paper and a variety of techniques in photography. Stop by their Warren Street gallery in Hudson or preview their current collections below.
Heather Croner Real Estate Sotheby’s International Realty, Millbrook, NY
Pine Grove Mill – $938,000
Purchase your very own piece of Hudson Valley with this artfully preserved antique colonial home. This timeless property, located in Pleasant Valley, is a perfect getaway for weekends or full-time respite.