16 father's day gifts from the hudson valley

What should you get for the quirky, silly, practical or laid back dad in your life? We've put together this gift guide for every type of dad. Leave the ties, socks or bags of candy for another holiday.

for every type of dad

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the cooking dad

chef ric seasonings

Price: $7.00 - $9.75

For the grill guy in your life. Both a Chopped Champion and a Hudson Valley local, Chef Ric Orlando has put together a great line of seasonings for the culinary cautious and the chef-adventurer alike. Grab a seasoned rub for this year's outdoor meat sessions. Nothing beats a well seasoned dish.
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local plant starts

Price: Varies

Set your dad up with his own kitchen garden with ready-to-grow plants from Rise & Root! Rise & Root Farm is a five-acre farm, run cooperatively by four owners who are women, intergenerational, multi-racial, and LGBTQ. You can order online and pick up at any of their three market locations.
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sugar hill farm pork

Price: $6 - $27

Based in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Sugar Hill Farm has an enviable variety of delicious pork. Hook your dad up with some local chorizo, or let him fire up the grill for some spare ribs and chops! With meat this fresh — and this good — you can’t go wrong.
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shoyu ramen noodles

Price: $6.95

Do you have a dad who is always reminiscing about the ramen of his twenties? Now, he can enjoy the convenience and comfort of a bowl of ready-to-go ramen with a little more oomph. Sun Noodle makes these noodles using traditional Japanese methods.
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the adventure dad

green widow hot sauce

Price: $8

For the dad who likes a little heat. This hot sauce boasts a big flavor with jalapeños, garlic, lime, and a touch of cumin. Better yet, Poor Devil Pepper Company uses ingredients from local, certified organic farms in the Hudson Valley. Ooh, spicy and sustainable!
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megabrain comics

Price: Varies

Of course, whether the force is with him or he’s your superhero, some dads are just huge nerds. Luckily, Megabrain, Rhinebeck’s very own local, indie comic book shop, has got the goods. While they do have a great online selection, it’s well worth the trip for the expansive retro arcade. 
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dopp kit from eighth belle

Price: $80

Catching the travel bug yet? Each item is made by hand in the Eighth Belle studio using repurposed and natural materials. Every single one is unique — oh yes — just like dads themselves.
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spectrum of yum shirt

Price: $45

No matter where he goes, he can take his love of the Hudson Valley with him! The first release of our artist collab line, Spectrum of Yum celebrates the dazzling diversity of foods in the Northeast. Your dad is sure to love this shirt!
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for the coffee dad

the big field goods mug

Price: $20

Does the dad in your life love both coffee and local produce? Is our delivery day his favorite day of the week? Help him express all that love with our special dad-sized 15oz mug! Featuring the iconic Field Goods logo.
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north river coffee

Price: $15

A colombian blend from Poughkeepsie’s first and only local coffee roaster! This is a coffee for a dad who likes his coffee delicious, sustainably harvested, and roasted with his community in mind. 
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pk brown coffee grinder

Price: $129

Whether your dad is a coffee aficionado or just a classy guy, this hand-crafted coffee grinder is a timeless gift. Fashioned from red oak, this grinder crushes instead of cutting the bean. This makes for a smoother finish and as an added bonus, he’s just going to look so cool doing it.
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everything bagels

Price: $5.25

Nothing goes better with coffee than a great bagel. Seeped in history, Noshman's Bagels uses NYC water, real malt syrup, and a 125 year old recipe, and Jones Family Farm makes their tangy, spreadable farmhouse-style cream cheese on-site at their farm!
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for the vibes guy

bloody mary mix

Price: $16.95

Dad on cocktail duty? Finger Lakes Harvest has everyone covered. This sweet and spicy tomato shrub is 100% all natural, vegan, and gluten free, and it’s made with whole peppers and tomatoes. Better yet, their bloody mary recipe is right there on the label!
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tess & james’ candles

Price: $20

Tess and James have a great variety of scents for all the wide range of dads. The dads in your life will love it— whether you’ve got an Old Fashioned guy or a Manhattan man. Each candle is made of pure soy wax blended with essential oils, and comes in a charming glass jar.
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hv topographic ceramics

Price: $25 - 48

Each handmade ceramic in this collection features a topographic map of a key feature of the Hudson River Valley! Whether you’ve got a hiker, a cartographer, or someone who just really loves the place he lives.
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lil debs oasis shirt

Price: $40

Everyone loves a good post swim shirt! Long sleeved and lightweight this shirt from Lil Debs Oasis is so cozy. Wear it by the fire, at the creek, or to protect you from the sun. Rep one of Hudson's beloved small restaurants. A true vibe!
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