reported by Mia Cárdenas
Talbott & Arding
202 Allen Street
Owners Kate Arding and Mona Talbott provide the Hudson Valley with locally sourced cheese, meats and seasonal produce—perfect for building your own picnic charcuterie board.
In addition to its international array of artisanal fromage, Cheese Louise hosts Friday tastings. Yum.
Rubiner’s Cheesemongers & Grocers
246 Main Street
Great Barrington 01230
Check out Rubiner’s (featured image above) gift boxes, especially the Cheesemonger’s Choice—perfectly curated, gorgeously presented.
The Big Cheese
404 Main Street
Rosendale, NY 12472
This café and eclectic market boasts international and locally sourced cheeses—try the chèvre made right here in the Hudson Valley.
378 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Beacon’s got la turs and taleggios from Italy, and camemberts and vacherousses from France—well worth the drive.