Hudson Valley “Buy Local” Holiday Gift Guide

Re>Think Local is proud to present our online Hudson Valley “Buy Local” Holiday Gift Guide featuring member businesses.

Buy local and keep holiday dollars in the Hudson Valley!


VENDOR INDEX (click for more details):
APG Pilates
The Ardent Homesteader
BurnBright International, LLC
Drink More Good
Fruition Chocolate
JourneyOn Gifts & Antiques
Living Passionately
Newburgh Brewing Co.
Newburgh Mercantile
North River Roasters
Nixie Sparrow
Oblong Books
The Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory
Re>Think Local
Squirrel Den Studio
Stick to Local Farms
Storm King Adventure Tours
Trinity Healing Arts

locally-sourced candlesticks at Agrisculpture

AGRISCULPTURE Candlesticks are handcrafted from locally sourced antique agricultural metal on the Sweetman Dairy Farm of Warwick, NY. AGRISCULPTURE Founder Amy Lewis invites you to experience true Hudson Valley Farm-to-Table works of art that will last for generations, and give the gift of AGRISCULPTURE this holiday season!

gift certificate at APG Pilates
87 Liberty Street, NEWBURGH

End 2015 and start 2016 in beauty and health, get an extra discount on your Pilates Mat class Package by adding a FREE class!

I have been taking Reformer classes and some mat classes with Angela for over 3 years. What I accomplished in terms of core strength in four months was outstanding (compared with four YEARS of yoga). Angela is experienced with injuries and individual needs as she has a professional dancer’s experience. I highly recommend her classes to anyone who needs a teacher that makes exercise a pleasure! Hannah Brooks, MD”

“Cara-sel” salted caramel sauce at
The Ardent Homesteader

Cara-Sel salted caramel sauce is handcrafted in small batches right here in the Hudson Valley with just five all natural ingredients: organic sugar, cream, butter, sea salt, and vanilla. Five ingredients. No preservatives. Insanely delicious.

Click here to discover where you can find it and learn what all the fuss is about.

Holiday Sales Strategy Session at BurnBright International, LLC

Holiday season is coming up fast! Are you ready to make the most of these key sales dates: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday or even Non-Profit Giving Tuesday? Don’t let this season pass you by, unlock the power of Social Media Marketing. Don’t let this holiday season pass you by. Schedule and individual or group “Holiday Sales Strategy session” TODAY. Call 1-800-382-2112 x804

Locally hand-crafted syrups & mixers 3 Pack at Drink More Good

The perfect holiday gift for every flavored seltzer fan and cocktail enthusiast. More Good Syrups & Mixers are hand-crafted in Beacon, NY using hand-crushed herbs & spices, fresh organic ginger, and fresh organic citrus. Half the sugar/calories of main stream soda, with no artificial flavors, no high fructose corn-syrup, and no preservatives. This holiday season, give the gift of More Good.

American-made clothes & goods at Farm2Fashion

Our philosophy is simple – design luxury products in America with substance and sustainability, all the while creating a low carbon footprint. We encourage our customers to pass down our products from generation to generation.

A perfect holiday gift: knit in a blend of recycled cotton blend and acrylic, our seamless evening wrap (pictured on left) is a seasonless essential—day to night. Travel-ready whatever the climate, it can be worn as an oversized scarf, sophisticated wrap or used as a luxurious travel throw.

Delicious organic, fair-trade chocolate at Fruition Chocolate

Fruition is a small batch bean to bar chocolate workshop located in the Catskill Mountains of New York.With meticulous attention to detail, we slowly roast and stone grind carefully selected cocoa beans to accentuate their inherent flavor.

Our chocolate is made from fair trade and organically grown cocoa beans.

We offer 10% off in both Shokan and Woodstock to Re>Think Local Members, and online with checkout code: RETHINK

Unique & healthy ginger elixirs & organic loose leaf teas at ImmuneSchein

Looking for unique and healthy gifts?  We’ve got it all with our Ginger Elixirs and organic loose leaf teas. Many locally made items available as well. ImmuneSchein Tea Haus, 446 Main Street in Rosendale.

Unique holiday items at Journey on Gifts & Antiques
8 Church Street, FISHKILL

Shop Local,  journey in, to “Journey On!”

A unique gift store featuring uncommon gifts and hand selected, antique furniture. We mix old and new, providing a memorable shopping journey! Christophe Pourny, wood and leather care products, made in Brooklyn, are extraordinary! If you love your antiques, treat them with the very best, waxes and tonics. Don’t miss the wonderland of holiday items soon to be popping up at “Journey On”!

Holiday cards at Karmabee
73A Broadway, KINGSTON

Karmabee was founded in 2007 by Karen Berelowitz. Born in South Africa, Karen traveled extensively and lived in California, Costa Rica, and Washington DC before settling in the Hudson Valley, NY.

Cards, baby clothes and gifts featuring Karmabee Designs, such as the “Christmas Wreath Holiday Cards,” the “Red Peace baby one-sie,” and the “Women’s Tree t-shirt Green” as well as a new “Christmas card series.”

Karmabee products can also be found at these local stores.

An inspirational book at Living Passionately

Living Passionately: True stories of people making a difference—for others and for themselves.

At the heart of Living Passionately is a simple truth: when you focus on what matters to you, your passion can change the world. Maria and the 21 authors in this book have found their passions. And now they are hoping to bring that passion, joy, and happiness into the world—for all of us to share.

Buy a copy here!

Delicious variety of hops at Newburgh Brewing Co.
88 South Colden Street, NEWBURGH

Newburgh Brewing Company is a Craft Brewery based in Newburgh, NY; we began selling beer throughout the Hudson Valley and lower New York State in April of 2012; our beautiful “beer hall”-style taproom opened in June 2012.

Buy the Cream Ale 4-pack as a great holiday present. $9 for a 4-pack or $50 a case (24 cans) in our taproom.

Charming hand cream & soap sets at
Newburgh Mercantile
75 Broadway, NEWBURGH

Beautifully packaged for the holidays, these charming hand cream and soap sets from The Soap and Paper company are great for gift giving, or as a treat for yourself!

Gift mugs, fresh roasted coffee & more at North River Roasters

North River Roasters is Poughkeepsie’s own coffee roaster. Based on the agriculture CSA model, North River Roasters offers Community Supported Coffee Roasting. Subscribers to the CSCR enjoy a freshly roasted bag of coffee each week, or two bags every two weeks, which they pick up at one of three convenient locations in Poughkeepsie. Launched this October, North River Roasters is strengthening local revitalization efforts and providing great coffee sourced from farms that provide fair wages to farmers and employ sustainable methods of production.

Get your North River Roasters gift mugs, espresso cups, gift tin of freshly roasted coffee, or Community Supported Coffee Roasting Subscription at!

Host a private holiday event at Nixie Sparrow
291 Main Street #1, BEACON

Mention this ad & receive $50 off your next Private DIY Event! You pick the craft, we supply the materials. Check our website for ideas.

Nixie Sparrow is a DIY (“Do-It-Yourself”) workshop space in Beacon, NY hosting a variety of adult workshops that vary with the seasons.

Workshops are generally hosted by owners Megan and Sarah but on special occasion, local business owners and artisans are brought in to teach their specified trade and/or craft.

Book a Private DIY Event at Nixie Sparrow, perfect for the holidays! You pick the craft, we supply the materials. Bring you and your friends, teammates, co-workers, book club etc. for a different kind of night out. Beer, wine and mimosas available for purchase. From jewelry-making to handmade home decor – the possibilities are endless! Check our website for examples and e-mail us to brainstorm and book your date!

Pricing varies based on craft. Must book at least 1 month in advance. 6 person minimum. 18 person maximum. Beer, wine and mimosa sales not included.

Holiday books & gift certificates at Oblong Books
26 Main Street, MILLERTON

6422 Montgomery Street, RHINEBECK

A vibrant children’s book & toy section, a large bargain book selection – Oblong has something for everyone.

Founded in 1975, Oblong Books & Music is the largest independent bookseller in the Mid-Hudson Valley. With a vibrant children’s book & toy section, a large bargain books selection, and a knowledgeable staff, Oblong has something for everyone. Open daily.

Please note we have a special event with the authors & illustrator of “Oskar and the Eight Blessings” book on 12/3 at 3pm as part of Rhinebeck’s Sinterklaas Celebration!

100% organic cotton T-shirts & tote bags at The Poughkeepise Underwear Factory
317 Main Street, POUGHKEEPSIE

Support the revival of the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory, which will be opening in 2016 as a trendy mixed-use space including a coffee shop, hand-made artisan products, a shared-use kitchen and more! T-shirts and tote bags made of 100% organic cotton.

solopreneur/business membership at Re>Think Local

A Re>Think membership is an excellent gift for a local solopreneur or small business owner.

Membership includes perks such as one free business consultation, a mention in our “new members” section of our e-newsletters (1,000+ subscribers), as well as on our Facebook page (1,300 likes), and a 50% discount to Re>Think events! A full list of membership benefits here.

cute & quirky t-shirts & babyware at Squirrel Den Studio

A small home-based business, Squirrel Den Studio creates cute and
quirky tee shirts and babywear for fun people and fashionable babies.

We LOVE animals, so we donate a percentage of our sales to animal
rescue groups.

Barbara’s original designs are screen printed at Mixture, Inc., a
small print company in Newburgh. Her ill-mannered cat, “Marcel”, is her
muse. Our packaging is all made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials,
and is recyclable.

eating local cookbook at Stick to Local Farms

Eating locally grown Hudson Valley fruit and vegetables can delight your taste buds, help keep you healthy and support the beautiful local farms that feed us. Inside the Stick to Local Farms Cookbook you will find over 100 delectable, easy-to-make, field-tested recipes for Hudson Valley produce the year round. The cookbook is available at for $9.95 or ~9.95~ (HV Currents). It is paperback, full color, and includes a handy Hudson Valley produce picture calendar. Five percent of the profit is donated to the Rondout Valley Growers Association.

Gift certificates for membership & kayaking tours at Storm King Adventure Tours

Storm King Adventure Tours is your one-stop destination for Hudson Valley outdoor adventures. Contact us to set up your day trip, weekend, or vacation activities, and we’ll make sure you and your family or other group have a safe and exciting time.

There is no better way to experience the Hudson Valley – total convenience, close to home, at your pace.

Organic skin cream at Essentially Skin/Trinity Healing Arts

The synergy of the serum and cream achieves a younger looking and radiant skin. This 3 week cure is intended for day and night use. The delicate fragrance of the 2 products is composed of a precious blend of balanced plant extracts and essential oils (rose, orange, tangerine, green tea, geranium, vanilla and sandalwood) selected according to the principles of energy medicines.

Serum Size: 0.5 oz Airless
Tube Cream Size: 1 oz Airless Tube

Comments are closed.