Orange County offers many farm-to-table gems

| 20 Mar 2018 | 01:24

— Orange County’s rich agricultural history has led to locally sourced dining options that are unparalleled. Local farmers, chefs and distillers have forged strong partnerships to provide visitors with fresh food and innovative culinary creations.
Here are some local farm-to-table restaurants to check out:
Borland House Inn Breakfast & Brunch House, 130 Clinton Street, Montgomery.
Chef Anna Frumes cooks up unique farm-to-table brunch dishes inside the historic 1789 home of General Borland. Guests can also sign up for cooking classes or a private tasting menu.
Nimai’s Bliss Kitchen, 94 South Robinson Ave. Newburgh.
Bliss Kitchen serves contemporary vegetarian and vegan Indian dishes that are naturally healthy. Check their schedule for cultural events and cooking classes.
The Helm, 649 Jersey Ave., Greenwood Lake.
Innovative and rustic American cuisine and an amazing hand-picked craft beer selection will excite your taste buds. Seasonal specials showcase The Helm’s relationship with local farms and purveyors. Check out their pirate ship on the lake.
Additional unique choices Local wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries also offer unique choices.
Orange County Distillery at Brown Barn Farms, 286 Maple Ave., New Hampton.
Sip on farm-fresh cocktails in a beautiful old barn on 23 acres. Orange County Distillery sources all of its ingredients from the farm behind the tasting room.
Fox N Hare Brewery, 46 Front St., Port Jervis.
Embracing the talents of farmers, bakers and artisans in the tri-state area, this new brewery delivers huge flavors in the taproom and restaurant. Enjoy the ambiance of the restored brick building in historic downtown Port Jervis.
Palaia Winery, 10 Sweet Clover Road, Highland Mills.
Live music every weekend sets the groovy vibe. Take in views of the vineyard from the 200-year-old barn as you enjoy the selection of local wines, craft beer, hard cider and spirits. Stop by for Sunday brunch.
Find out more To learn more about area farm-to-table restaurants and tasting rooms, visit Orange County Tourism’s Facebook page, Orange County Tourism NY, or visit the group’s website, To request a free copy of the group’s list of area attractions and events, email or call 845-615-3860.