Name our Animals!

Thanks to local artist Jane Weaver, we now have a charming new family of barnyard animals at the entrance to our barn. But the cow, pig, mama sheep and her 2 lambs need names! (the dog is photo bombing….  he doesn’t need a new name).

Submit your suggestions for names at the Manager’s table, or in writing to

Winners will get bragging rights, and also a special surprise!



A little extra fun for our May 25th Opening Day…

Kastania Olive Oil
Olde York Farm: Distillery & Cooperage
Great Cape Baking Co.
Atina Foods
Vinegate Lavender Floral Farm
and Borough Mushroom Farm will be joining us just outside of the barn.
Can’t wait!

We’re in the FINALS for Best of Columbia County

Exciting news for our market! Copake Hillsdale Farmers Market made it into the finals of the annual “Best of Columbia County” contest. We would love to take home the top slot this year… will you support us?

All you need to do is VOTE at

Scroll down to the 6 boxes with categories. You can begin at any category, it will loop back to where you started. In order for your cote to be counted, you must cast 10 votes in all. There are PLENTY of fabulous Copake and Hillsdale businesses in the finals, including some of our vendors! Woo hoo!

DEADLINE is JUNE 6th. Thank you!

2019 Vendor Lineup!

Every season, we think to ourselves, “How can we ever improve on this amazing lineup of farmers and vendors? This can’t be topped.”  But we did!

2019 Vendor Lineup

First,  we are so proud to say that ALL of our regular vendors from last season are joining us again. That speaks volumes. It means that they have your support and loyalty, and also that they feel the market is doing a good job for them.

We are excited to welcome THREE new vendors this year:

Borough Mushrooms, located in Copake, grows specialty mushrooms for restaurants, grocery stores and greenmarket customers in the greater New York City area. more “2019 Vendor Lineup!”

Remembering Susan Scheck

Many of you will have already heard the very sad news of Susan Scheck’s recent passing. We send our warmest thoughts to her family and friends.

For several years, Susan was a frequent and popular guest at our market in her role as Master Gardener. She answered any and all questions with expertise and humor.

To learn a bit more about Susan’s many skills and interests, visit this link posted by Cornell Cooperative Extension:

2019 Season!

The growing season may not be here yet, but the planning is in full effect. Farmers are ordering seeds and laying out their crop plans, food producers are testing new recipes and lining up suppliers, and we at Copake Hillsdale Farmers Market are busy getting our own ducks in a row, too.

Our 2019 season will run from Memorial Day to Halloween, or May 25 to October 26. The monthly Artisan Crafter & Specialty Food days remain on the last Saturday of each month, beginning with June.

The application packages for regular vendors as well as artisan crafters and specialty food are ready now for submission. The forms are all available for downloading HERE.