Your Local Look-Book For May!

Local Look Book For May!

Since 1994, we’re proud to say we’ve been locally owned and operated! It brings us great pride and joy to take part in, help out and make a difference in the communities we serve! These are a few other local companies you can find in our stores that we had to share as perfect examples of local companies that do-right by people, planet and product!

Tate's Bake Shop - Southampton, NY The fairytale culmination of a dream started when 11-year-old Kathleen King began baking cookies to sell at her family’s farm stand in Long Island. Today, those amazing cookies have attracted a loyal following from coast to coast. Crisp and buttery, rich but not overwhelming, it is said these delights simply “melt in your mouth” and one is never enough! Gourmet cookies, cakes, pies, muffins, cupcakes, tea loaves and other baked goods are all-natural and baked fresh at their storefront in Southampton, NY.

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Try Tate's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Tate’s Bake Shop Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

Byrne Hollow Farm In Cortland, NY

With 4 generations involved in the family tradition of farming, the Byrne Family has worked with local family farms across New York to make the best milk and dairy products. All Byrne Hollow Farm dairy products are USDA Organic, PCO Verified 100% Grass Fed, Kosher Dairy, New York State Grown & Certified, FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) Program certified, Non-GMO, rBST free, naturally gluten free and guaranteed fresh from New York farms.

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Byrne Hollow Farm Organic Whole Milk

 

Bread Alone In Lake Katrine, NY

Committed to pure, honest baking, all of the Bread Alone breads and baked goods have been made with organic grains since 1983. Bread Alone is a family-owned, values-driven bakery in upstate New York with a passion for creating delicious, honest breads, pastries & other foods. Apart from their top-quality breads, Bread Alone is also committed to people and the planet. Their Kingston headquarters boasts 11,500 square feet of solar panels that supply 30% of the power needs (with a goal of 100% by 2030)! They also work with Toast Ale USA to repurpose any bread-waste into beer, are a member of 1% For The Planet and are always making an effort to utilize the most energy efficient trucks and baking equipment on the market.

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Try Bread Alone Baguettes
Bread Alone Baguettes

 

Amy's Bread In New York. New York Recognized numerous times over the last 24 years as one of the 10 Best Bread Bakers in America by Dessert Professional Magazine, Amy’s Bread is a bakery and café that nourishes the bodies, minds, and spirits of the communities they serve. By following the traditional baking methods of the Bread Bakers Guild of America, their breads and sweets are carefully handcrafted to taste as good as they look. They are highly involved with the communities around them, with over 8,000 pounds of extra bread donated each month to Fountain House and City Harvest and strictly serving the New York City area. With a firm belief against the popular process of “parbake and freeze”, their breads are made by hand, baked and delivered to be enjoyed within hours of being freshly baked! They even run a green facility, using only “green” cleaning products and local dairy products, eggs and seasonal fruit whenever possible. The bakery recycles all paper, metal and plastic as well as composting food waste and coffee grounds. Even their packaging and salad containers are compostable!

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Try Amy's Bread Semolina Raisin Fennel Loaf
Amy’s Bread Semolina Raisin Fennel Loaf

 

Gabrielsen Farms LLC in Jamesport, NY

In approaching any Best Market this time of year, you’ll be greeted with the fresh smells and visual pleasure of racks and racks of bright, colorful and fresh plantable flowers, plants & herbs of all types & sizes. The one to thank for all this is Gabrielsen Farms, LLC, our wholesale grower of fine garden plants and vegetables. Offering Annuals & Perennials during the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons with a switch over to hydroponic herbs and vegetables during the Winter season, we work to bring you the best of Gabrielsen’s all year round. A family owned and operated farm on Long Island since the 1800’s, Carl Gabrielsen has successfully achieved a 100% green growing facility. Energy is supplied by solar power. Water is filtered and reused. Their plants are pesticide-free, using beneficial insects to control aphids and other destructive insects instead to successfully avoid chemical runoff in an effort to protect our water systems. Gabrielsen Farms LLC gets an A+ from the environment for sure!

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Try Gabrielsen Farms 4’’ Fresh Basil Planter
Gabrielsen Farms 4’’ Fresh Basil Planter

May 10, 2018