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About Us

What is Hudson Valley Fresh?

We are a Dairy Farmer Partnership dedicated to preserving the agricultural heritage of the Hudson River Valley and promoting it as one of the premier food regions of the United States. We produce premium quality dairy products– whole, skim, low-fat and chocolate milk along with half & half, heavy cream, yogurt, ice cream mix and sour cream.

We produce premium quality dairy products – whole, skim, low-fat and chocolate milk along with half and half, heavy cream, yogurt, and sour cream.

We are sustainable agriculture – it our mission to secure living wages for our farmers and their families. By ensuring a fair price for our farmers’ goods, we keep those farmers in business, which means preventing the loss of their land to development. Our Hudson Valley Fresh farms are currently preserving 8,000 acres of open land. Now that’s sustainable agriculture!

We are locally produced – all of our milk is produced
on Hudson Valley Fresh farms located in Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster Counties in New York State. All farms are within 20 miles of each other.

We are locally processed – we process all of our milk at Boice Brothers Dairy in Kingston, New York. Our milk is the only milk they process and we never co-mingle our milk with milk from any other farm. That ensures taste and quality. We guarantee that Hudson Valley Fresh milk is from Hudson Valley Fresh farms. What other dairy can say that?

We are locally sold – we sell our milk in the Mid-Hudson Valley, Long Island, New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut. We offer our valued customers high quality food choices with a low carbon footprint.

We are award-winning – our farms have won awards for the quality of their products like the National Dairy Quality Award and NYS Environmental Stewardship Award.

We meet the strictest standards of Kosher law and are certified kosher by KOF-K Kosher Supervision, one of the foremost Kosher certification agencies in the United States.


Hudson Valley Fresh Farmer Owners Include:

  • Sam Simon  Plankenhorn Farms LLC  Managing Partner
  • Jerome Simonetty Sim-Kno farms LLC  Managing Partner
  • William Kiernan  Walts Dairy LLC  Managing Partner
  • Coon Brothers  Smithfield Guernsey’s  Partner
  • Jackson Brothers  Shanandoah farms LLC  Partner
  • Jim Lawrence/Jennifer Deferest  Stormfield Swiss  Partner
  • Tim Marshall  Bos Haven farm INC.  Partner
  • Jim and Karen Davenport  Tollgate Holsteins  Partner
  • Skoda Family  Tripple Creek farm  Partner
  • Janet Dewitt  Domino Farm  Partner
  • Chittenden Farmily  Dutch Hollow farm LLC  Partner
  • Brian Donovan  Partner
  • Glenn and Marie Metzger  Knapp Farm  Partner

Hudson Valley Fresh partnerships:

FarmOn! Local School Milk Initiative in partnership with Hudson Valley Fresh Dairy

Thank a Farmer-Logo-FULL-2-2Click here to learn more about Farm On Foundation

Click here to read “FarmOn! Foundation Connects Farms Kids in Poughkeepsie Schools, Plants Victory Garden & Inspires kids to eat healthy  with NBA athletes.”

Click here to purchase the book “Hudson Valley Food and Farming: Why Didn’t Anyone Ever Tell Me That?” by Tessa Edick


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