Visit Taste NY to Find Locally Grown Gifts

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Eating and drinking locally feels really, really, really good. And luckily for us, New York State produces some of the best food and beverages around. 

Did you know? New York State has an official eat local, drink local program called Taste NY. Since launching back in 2013, this program has created so many opportunities for farms and local companies to showcase products grown, produced, and processed in NYS. 

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The WNY Welcome Center is the perfect place to discover what the region has to offer. Plus, it’s the ultimate gift destination if you’re shopping for foodies and craft beverage lovers. 

Craft Beverages  

New York loves to drink craft. Did you know? New York ranks #1 in the nation for the number of hard cider producers, second in craft distillers, third in breweries, and fourth for the total number of wineries. How cool is that? At Taste NY, you’ll find locally brewed beer and cider here that’s made in the Buffalo area and beyond, including from:

  • 42 North Brewing Co.
  • Beak & Skiff
  • Big Ditch Brewing Co
  • Blackbird Cider Works
  • Ellicottville Brewing Company
  • Flying Bison Brewing Company
  • Ithaca Brewing Company
  • Hamburg Brewing Company
  • Mackenzies Cider
  • Southern Tier Brewing Co
  • Woodcock Brothers Brewing Co

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Sweet & Savory Snacks

Picture this. All your favorite snacks in one place. If it’s made locally, chances are you’ll find it here – get it? Taste NY! From savory favorites like chips, popcorn, and nuts to sweet treats like chocolate, candy, and cookies, the selection here is oh so sweet. 

Cooking Essentials 

You’ll also find all your pantry must-haves, including locally made dressings, sauces, spices, and condiments as well as jelly and jams. As for perishables, there’s milk, cheeses, and meats. Plus, plenty of fresh baked goods. 

Stop & Shop 

Experience the homegrown goodness that is Taste NY by visiting the WNY Welcome Center. P.S. The Welcome Center is open 24/7 and located at Exit 19 off I-190 in Grand Island. 

Taste NY Welcome Center

1999 Alvin Road, Exit 19 off I-190, Grand Island, NY 14072

716-773-0970

taste.ny.gov

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