• Inside OUT

    BY:Josh and Brent

        In the April 2013 issue of OUT, editor Aaron Hicklin profiled Beekman 1802 in an article with the exceptionally clever title Mind Your Manors.  To accompany the essay, photographer Alec Hemer captured a rare glimpse of the interiors of the Beekman farmhouse.   What we love about having a photographer visit is that they […]

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  • Prepping the Spring Garden, Part 1: Weeding & Feeding

    BY:Kerry Mendez

    I’ve got a bad case of the winter blues.  Even enchanting flower gardening magazines and catalogues aren’t helping.  At this time of the year I feel like a ship’s captain scanning the horizon for land – except I am searching for small green shoots.  The minute I see something green I’ll scamper out for a […]

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  • Creating An Heirloom

    BY:Josh and Brent

      The recipes we create when we  pull things fresh out of the dirt have always been one of the most loved parts of Beekman1802.com.  We enjoy coming up with different dishes and LOVE our library of cookbooks, but when we started thinking of doing our own cookbook, the first question we asked ourselves was:  […]

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  • Harvest Festival 2012!

    BY:Josh and Brent

      Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.–T. Roosevelt When we started the Sharon Springs Harvest Festival 4 years ago, we dreamed it to be an occasion to celebrate the harvest from our local farmers and a day to bring the community together.   The first  year we were thrilled when 500 […]

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  • Let’s Go to the Hop

    BY:Josh and Brent

      SEPTEMBER 14, 2012   Around the middle of the 19th century, hops was one of the most important agricultural crops in upstate NY and people from urban areas would come to Schoharie County on vacation for the sole purpose of helping with the hop harvest.  No doubt, part of the draw was the fun […]

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  • Fabulous and Amazing?

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

      We’re excited to share some fabulous AND amazing news! We’re going to be one of the 11 teams embarking on a global adventure Season 21 of “The Amazing Race,” premiering Sunday, September 30th at 8pm. We’re not going to spoil the fun by telling you much more…you’ll just have to tune in! Head over […]

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  • The Story of Pie

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Photographer Paulette Tavormina was at the farm recently for a planning session for the Beekman 1802 Heirloom Dessert Cookbook (Rodale, October 2013).   Paulette snapped away as we were preparing Saturday night dinner. Here’s the story of a pie:  (click the first image to start the slide show)    

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  • Black Currant Cordial

    BY:Josh and Brent

    There are three types of people in the world: those that love black currants, those that hate black currants, and those that have never tried black currants. In America, the majority of folks probably fall into the last category. As hosts of White Pine Rust disease which threatened the lumber industry, black currant bushes were […]

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  • Blue Ribbon Jumbles

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We were so honored to be asked to judge the Chocolate Jumbles competition at the county fair this year. Jumbles–a spicy cookie made with molasses, nutmeg and clove–were common in Europe as early as the 17th century and were prepared by twisting the thick dough into shapes and then boiling. The jumble made its way […]

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  • Roasted Garlic

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Bring on the flavor! Roasting garlic is one of the simplest, yet most flavorful methods to prepare this potent bulb. Click on the photos above to learn how we roast ours. Most of the produce we grow in the Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Garden are varieties that William Beekman would have grown himself. But there’s […]

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