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- Bovina’s Burnett Farms opened its farmstand today. Seasonal produce is available on the honor system from sunup to sundown, says farmer Steve Burnett. Find the stand on East Bramley Mountain Road between Reagan Road and Bramley Mountain Road. Got a special order? Call the farm at 607-832-4216.
- If you haven’t made plans for Saturday night yet, Roscoe Beer Company would love to host you in “Trout Town.” Independence Day festivities start in the town center at 11 a.m., and pick up at the brewery at 4 p.m., with live music, craft beer, food and games.
- The Schoharie County Beverage Trail officially begins Aug. 1, including tastings at four locations: 1857 Spirits (a brand-new distillery producing vodka from Barber’s Farm potatoes), Green Wolf Brewing Company, Kymar Farm Winery and Distillery, and Royal Meadery. (More details in today’s Mountain Eagle.)
- Kombucha Brooklyn, a mom-and-pop company founded in NYC in 2009, has left the big city for greener Catskill pastures. The fermented beverage maker has taken over the former E & S Beverages space on the stretch of Route 28 just west of Kingston, which has become a gourmands’ row with Hookline Fish Co., Blue Mountain Bistro-to-Go and Cheese Louise, among other popular Catskills food companies.