Attractions

Brookfield Farm is located 8 miles south of New Paltz in the historic Hudson Valley region of New York state. Situated on 20 acres in apple country near the Shawangunk Wine Trail, Brookfield Farm is the perfect spot for a peaceful upstate New York getaway. Nearby are:

The area offers a treasury of wineries, antique shops, farm markets, historic sites and great restaurants. Other nearby activities include horseback riding, biking, rock climbing, hiking, cross-country skiing, golf, day spa, and sky diving.

"What a wonderful place you have here! It seems as though you have thought of everything to make your guests' stay a pleasurable, peaceful, and memmorable one. Thank you!"
- S. & S., Cambridge, MA

 

2018 Area Events  

 

New York State Maple Weekend

March 17-18 and 24-25.  Maple Weekend  presents a chance for the public to come to the farm to learn about New York’s maple sugarmaking processes and traditions and to provide a chance to taste pure maple syrup in its many forms - right from the source. This event is organized by and sponsored the New York State Maple Producers Association. The event takes place at various locations throughout New York State March 17-18 and 24-25.

New Beginnings Farmstead, 2585 Route 209, Kingston, NY 12401
Corey's Fall Harvest Farm, 105 Hawleys Corners Road, Highland, NY 12528

http://ulstercountyalive.com/landing/farms

 

Wines & Bites Along the Shawangunk Wine Trail

April 21 & 22, 2018, 10am to 5pm.  Celebrate spring in the Hudson Valley with the Shawangunk Wine Trail’s exciting new season opener, “Wines & Bites Weekend!” on April 21 and 22, 2018 from 10am to 5pm both days.

Savor the region’s finest wines, one delicious sip at a time paired with a variety of scrumptious food bites over the course of one or two days. Each of the thirteen member wineries has selected cheese, meat, salad, pasta, or dessert to offer with their wines. Receive a souvenir wine glass at the starting winery of your choice and continue on a self-guided tour of the SWT at your own pace.  swtevents@gmail.com

 

Hudson Valley Draft Horse Association Spring Plow

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Hudson Valley Draft Horse Association along with Saunderskill Farm will hold their annual Spring Plow on April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. We will feature horses/mules/oxen plowing the field.  At this time we expect eight teams of oxen, possible obstacle course.  Also, present will be donkeys, pony rides, kids activities, music, good food and much more. Donations accepted at the entrance.  5100 Route 209, Accord, 845-294-9016

 

Rock The Ridge

Saturday, May 19, 2018 (All day), Mohonk Preserve, Gardiner.  A 24-hour, 50-mile endurance challenge and environmental fundraiser set in the natural beauty of Mohonk Preserve. Registration required.

 

Woodstock New-Paltz Art & Crafts Fair

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 10 a.m. to Monday, May 28, 2018 - 4 p.m., Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Rd, New Paltz.  The Hudson Valley’s premier art and crafts show brings makers, artists and art and craft-lovers together every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend. Since 1982, we’ve been supporting the handmade and offering visitors one-on-one interactions with many of the country’s finest artists and craftspeople. You’ll experience an extensive assortment of art and craft demonstrations and live entertainment by laudable regionally-based musicians, while tasting the Hudson Valley’s best wines, craft beer and locally produced handcrafted foods.  845-679-8087/505-917-1731.  www.quailhollow.com

 

Craft Market Walk in Gardiner

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Village of Gardiner Main Street.  The Craft Market Walk is an event inspired by the artisans, farmers, and craftsmanship in and around Gardiner, NY 12525. Peruse through a one mile Craft Market Walk stretching from the Gardiner Library, to the Farmer's Market Grounds, across the Gardiner Rail Trail and onto the Yard Owl Craft Brewery! Enjoy handmade jewelry, vintage furniture, all-natural skincare, herbal remedies, farmhouse pottery, up-cycled clothing, small batch spirits, craft beer, local wine and food and all-day music, raffles and activities all along the way. This event is family and pet-friendly. Come for community, shopping, and fun in the beautiful Ulster County region of the Hudson Valley!  845-337-9987  https://www.visitgardinerny.com/event

 

Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival

Saturday June 16, 2018, 12pm-5pm, Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz.  This annual wine and food festival is an excellent opportunity to sample the range and quality of the wines produced here in the valley. Come celebrate the wines, ciders and distilled spirits of the Hudson Valley, fresh local produce and epicurean treats. Sample local Hudson Valley cheese, honey, baked goods, and more. Food vendors and live music is also featured. Enjoy side-by-side tastings of the region’s finest wines. Tickets include a souvenir SWT wine glass, sampling at each of the attending wineries and an afternoon of live music.

 

Woodstock New-Paltz Art & Crafts Fair

 Sept. 1, 2018 10 p.m. - Sept. 3, 2018 4 p.m., Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Rd, New Paltz.  The Hudson Valley’s premier art and crafts show brings makers, artists and art and craft-lovers together every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend. Since 1982, we’ve been supporting the handmade and offering visitors one-on-one interactions with many of the country’s finest artists and craftspeople. You’ll experience an extensive assortment of art and craft demonstrations and live entertainment by laudable regionally-based musicians, while tasting the Hudson Valley’s best wines, craft beer and locally produced handcrafted foods.  845-679-8087/505-917-1731.  www.quailhollow.com
 

Area Farmer's Markets

New Paltz
Sunday, 10am–3pm
May 31–Nov. 22
3 Veterans Drive
newpaltzfarmersmarket.com

Milton–Heart of the Hudson Valley
Saturday, 9am–2pm
June 27–mid-Oct.
(also Thanksgiving Market)
Cluett Schantz Pk.,
1801–1805 Rte. 9W
hhvfarmersmarket.com

Gardiner
Friday, 2–7pm
May 8–Oct. 2
Main St. (next to Pasquale’s
Restaurant)
facebook.com/pages/Gardiner-Green-Market/147800581902736

Rosendale
Sunday, 9am–2pm
June 7–Oct. 25
408 Main St.
facebook.com/RosendaleFM