Category Archives: Hudson Valley

Coffee CSA

As I mentioned in the last post, we recently signed up for the North River Roasters “CSCR” – community-supported coffee roasting.  Basically, we now get coffee on a CSA subscription model. NRR is a local social venture in Poughkeepsie that will eventually … Continue reading

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Local Culture – Yogurt

(rimshot) We went on a trip to our local health food store the other day to take advantage of their bulk beans and spices.  Buying staples in bulk lets you avoid excess packaging and is therefore often cheaper than branded goods. … Continue reading

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Repurposing

After a few failed attempts at jump-starting this site as a home renovation blog, we’ve decided it’s time to move on to something different. While we’re still doing a lot of work on the house, much of that work is … Continue reading

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This Old House

Out to brunch at one of our favorite local restaurants a few weeks ago, we came across the Poughkeepsie edition of Arcadia’s Images of America local history books.  We were flipping through it while waiting for our food to arrive and … Continue reading

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Hudson Chocolates

On Saturday we met up with some friends to attend the opening of Hudson Chocolates, which has opened up shop (dangerously) within walking distance of our home.  Located in the Dutchess County Industrial Complex, the space is actually their kitchen … Continue reading

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