Buy Local Food and Drink

Fresh Flavors Support Local Producers and Landscapes      

Buying locally produced food and beverages is a fresh, flavorful way to support a sustainable local economy and provide more of your dollars to the farmers and producers that live here. It also supports working lands that are essential for wildlife habitat and clean water and the scenic rural character, cultural heritage, and quality of life we enjoy in the Scenic, Wild Delaware River.

Find a Farmers Market: Meet and Support Our Local Food Producers


How to Find More Local Food and Drink

Search this MapGuide under “Things to Do > Food or Drink” for local farmers’ markets and farm stores, and peruse the restaurant, winery, brewery, and distillery entries for businesses that support local farmers, foragers, and producers.

And use the following online directories to connect with other local agricultural and food producers here and neighboring areas that you might travel through on your way to or from the Scenic, Wild Delaware River.

 

Multi-state and regional directories

Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s Shop Local Save Land directory is a guide to locally produced farm and forest products in the Upper Delaware River Valley. The directory covers both New York and Pennsylvania. See especially the Farm Markets, Products & Services page at delawarehighlands.org/initiatives/slsldirectory/farm

Local Harvest is a city, state searchable database that has a lot of entries if you search on the larger communities in our region. localharvest.org

 

New Jersey directories

Jersey Fresh, the state’s fresh, local food directory, allows searches by county for farmers markets and farms, agritourism, pick-your-own, organic farms, community-supported agriculture, and more. Search under Sussex County and Warren County at jerseyfresh.nj.gov.

Northwest New Jersey Pick Your Own, a directory of “u-pick” farms and orchards in northwestern New Jersey, including Sussex and Warren counties in the Scenic, Wild Delaware River region. pickyourown.org/NJnw.htm.

Slow Food Northern New Jersey is less a directory and more an invitation to savor and experience local food with locals, through foraging hikes, indoor winter farmers markets, and more. slowfoodnnj.org.

 

New York directories

Buy Local Sullivan Fresh guides you to local vegetable farms, farmers markets, and maple syrup producers in Sullivan County, New York. sullivancce.org/agriculture/buy-local-sullivan-fresh 

Pure Catskills supports the local food community and working landscapes in the Catskills region, which includes two New York counties along the Scenic, Wild Delaware River: Delaware and Sullivan counties. Three resources on this site guide you to local food and producers:

The guide to farm fresh products (2013-2014) includes Sullivan and Delaware Counties. purecatskills.com/pdfs/Pure-Catskills-Guide-2013-14.pdf

Listing page for Sullivan County farmers markets, u-picks, farm stands, and harvest festivals. purecatskills.com/find-local-food/fresh-catskills-sullivan-county

Fresh From the Catskills search page, where you can search for Delaware County and Sullivan County in a variety of categories of products, services, and experiences. purecatskills.com/find-local-products

 

Pennsylvania directories

Buy Fresh Buy Local Pennsylvania, an online directory of local food in nine Pennsylvania regions. The Northeast Region includes Monroe, Pike, and Wayne counties along the Scenic, Wild Delaware River at buylocalpa.org/map/?bid=12, while Northampton County is in the Southeast Region buylocalpa.org/map/?bid=13.

Buy Fresh Buy Local Greater Lehigh Valley includes Northampton County in its directory of local food. buylocalpa.org/southeast/chapter/lehigh-valley/