From Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office:
Andrew M. Cuomo is encouraging New Yorkers to take advantage of the
state’s revamped “Pride of New York” website, located at www.prideofny.com, to search for the best in locally grown and produced New York state food and beverage products this upcoming holiday season.
you’re looking for a bakery on Long Island or a winery in the North
Country, the ‘Pride of New York’ website offers an extensive collection
of New York’s finest local producers to help complete your holiday
season,” Cuomo said.
“Buying food and beverages that are grown
and produced right here in New York is an important way to support local
vendors as well as the state’s agricultural industries. I encourage
every New Yorker to use this valuable resource as they prepare for the
upcoming holidays and taste the very best that New York has to offer,” he said.
of New York” is the state’s branding program for the promotion of New
York food, beverage and agricultural products. It is an important
component of Governor Cuomo’s Taste NY initiative, which is dedicated to
bringing to New Yorkers the best products grown and made in the state.
In October of this year, Cuomo unveiled the “Pride of New York”
Pledge, a new initiative that encourages restaurants and chefs across
the state to increase their use of New York products by 10 percent or
newly-redesigned “Pride of New York” website allows people to conduct
specific searches of databases from the New York State Department of
Agriculture and Markets in a user friendly format. Searchers first
choose from among the main categories, such as Agritourism, Baked Goods,
Dairy, Nursery/Plants and Seafood.
They can then choose the type of
business they’re looking for, whether it’s a retail outlet, a
restaurant, a farm, a manufacturer or several other classifications.
They then give their zip code and choose how far they’re willing to
travel. There is an additional option for those who would like
directions to the location.
website also features a map and list showing various search results,
which include addresses and contact information of each establishment.
There are more than 3,000 members of the “Pride of New York” program
listed in this database along with numerous other agribusinesses.