From Beekeeping to Distilling, The Origins of Catskill Provisions

This women-owned and self-funded distillery in Upstate New York continues to defy expectation

Cracking open your favorite bottle is about more than enjoying a drink; that bottle represents the people behind it and the triumphs and struggles that defined their journey while crafting the spirit you’re about to enjoy. For Claire M Marin, the founder of Catskill Provisions, that journey started decades ago, in the publishing world of all places. After over 15 years spent in the glossy …

“The Art of Play: A Retrospective of William Accorsi” in The Catskills Urban Cowboy Lodge

Whimsical works and inclusive erotica from the folk artist at an exhibition during Upstate Art Weekend

A few weeks before the Upstate Art Weekend opening of William Accorsi‘s retrospective at Urban Cowboy‘s Lodge in the Catskills, the imaginative 90-year-old folk artist died. Leading up to the powerful, playful exhibition, Accorsi spent time developing new pieces and plotting his future. Accorsi knew that death wasn’t far, and yet his empowered vision was to continue crafting sculptures, complete an autobiography and reconnect with some …

Pure Maple Syrup

Catskills-based Tree Juice Maple Syrup not only makes traditional, 100% pure maple syrup but also various infused and flavored iterations including zesty lemon and bourbon barrel-aged. Available in two-ounce bottles up to half-gallon jugs, this all-natural syrup is made on a 100-acre family-owned farm and promises to be non-GMO, gluten-free and vegan.