Monday, August 5, 2013

Hudson Rising Festival Set To Make Third Stop In Beacon

Hudson Rising Summer Tour Lands in Beacon With Newburgh Brewing, Sloop Brewing, Naked Flock Cider, and Pete Seeger's Corn Festival

This summer, celebrate on the banks of the Hudson when the Hudson Rising tour comes to Beacon from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 11th, bringing Hudson Valley beer and cider, NY State wine, and the return of Pete Seeger’s Corn Festival. As part of "Hudson Rising Farm Feast," Food Karma Projects and Beer Sessions Radio™ (in partnership with Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and the Empire State Development I LOVE NY program) will be bringing Sloop Brewing, Peekskill and Newburgh Brewing craft beer, Naked Flock and Hudson Valley Ciders, plus wine from the Finger Lakes to pair with local cheese, pretzels, other snack foods and corn!

Featuring heritage ships, outdoor adventures including boat rides, and food from regional chefs and vendors, Hudson Rising Farm Feast will include:
  • Craft beer from Newburgh Brewing, including an after party at the brewery, plus beer from Sloop Brewing and Peekskill Brewing;
  • Hudson Valley Apple Cider Farms, including Naked Flock Ciders (Applewood Winery, Warwick, NY);
  • Wine from Sheldrake Point Winery (Finger Lakes region);
  • The return of City of Beacon’s Corn Festival, benefitting Beacon Sloop Club;
  • And for those coming to Newburgh Brewing, a sneak preview of the Hudson Rising documentary, commissioned by OurHudson followed by a talk with the film’s director!
Located on the Hudson River bank next to the Beacon Metro North (Hudson Line) stop, Hudson Valley Farm Feast has advance tickets for attendees (21+) to be able to sample six different alcoholic beverages (beer/wine/cider) and snacks for $20 (additional purchase also available at the event). Admission to event is FREE! Just pay for food & drink. Tickets and additional information can be found at

Food Karma Projects is a creative producer of food and media events throughout the New York area. Created by Jimmy Carbone—a NYC-based restaurateur and dedicated social entrepreneur—Food Karma Projects is dedicated to community building by creating unique events that showcase the best local food, chefs, beer and wine, and create a social impact that benefits worthy non-profit groups. Recent projects include: Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island (2013), Pig Island, The International Association of Culinary Professionals 2012 Conference, Cook Out NYC, Barrels & Kegs: Benefit for the Rockaways, Farm + Beer, Meat With A Twist (honoring Local Meat Heroes), New York City Brewer's Choice (for NYC Beer Week), July Good Beer Month, Craft-Beer-Jam at WNYC’s Greene Space, and various charity cook-offs benefiting organizations such as Grow NYC Greenmarkets, Slow Food NYC, JustFood, and Food Systems Network NYC.

Beer Sessions Radio™ airs every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. on Heritage Radio Network. Jimmy Carbone, co-founder of The Good Beer Seal and owner of Jimmy’s No. 43 in the East Village, plays host to an audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting. Beer Sessions Radio is sponsored by, your online source for craft beer information, and supported by The Good Beer Seal.

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