Holiday Gift Giving Guide
Sunny but cold with all our farm ponds filled to the brim. I just received a phone call from a woman named Lois who used to live in the area but recently moved to Massachusetts. She wanted to know if we would deliver pear sauce to her so she can gift it to her family members. I am sure Lois is not the only one wanting to give Hurds items as gift, right?
Our winter hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm until December 16th. While you are holiday shopping at the farm you may as well cut down your own Christmas tree. We provide a haywagon ride out to the Christmas tree forest, the saw and the bailing. Just think, one stop shopping for your tree, gifts, wreaths, kissing balls and other holiday decorations. Please contact us if you would like any of our products shipped to you or you would like to pick up products ordered during the week at the home farm.
Photo above Compliments of Little Hoots Photography
The whole family will love these:
Hurds Apple Sauce Made with our NY Local Grown Apples and a bit of cinnamon, no sugar added, but the kids will never know. Special Winter Deal Only $3 for a 32 oz jar!
Hurds Sweatshirts in kids and adult sizes. Our signature red color really goes with anything and is perfect for layering next fall when you come apple picking.
Hurds Winter Hats are one size fits most Locally embroidered with the Hurds logo by Hudson Valley Impressions. Soft and cozy for outdoor fun in the snow. Purchase matching hats to wear while harvesting your family Christmas tree, great photo opportunity.
Salted Carmel Sauce. Locally made in small batches. Yummy topping on NY apples, ice cream, brownies, or in coffee.
Maple Candies made in Salem NY. Mapleland Farms is a five generation family run farm that turns their maple syrup into yummy candies. Soft melt in your mouth make a special holiday stocking stuffer candy option. We have two different package options at the farm to choose from.
Bourbon Maple Syrup by Tree Juice Inc - This maple syrup is locally harvested and stored in bourbon barrels. It has a hint of bourbon flavor that even non drinkers will LOVE. Stocking stuffer 3 oz nip sizes are fun or buy a larger gift sized bottle. Add to coffee, ice cream or pancakes for a memorable holiday dessert or breakfast.
Local Maple Syrup - guys typically love making pancakes, eating them or both. Add a special touch with a yummy bottle of local syrup made by Soukup Family Farms. We have 3 sizes. The smallest leaf size goes well with a jar of pancake mix for an easy anyone gift. Make a larger basket with pancake mix, a cast iron pan, local maypole syrups, a couple fun pancake molds, and a really good spatula for flipping.
Bee Sting Beef Jerky made by our neighbors at Karl Family Farm. 100% Grass Fed Beef. Pure honey gives a delicious sweet start, and is followed up by the perfect amount of heat.
Hurds Apple Butter can be spread on pretty much anything. Biscuits, rolls, oatmeal, pancakes, pork, cookies, bananas, coffee and so much more. Made with Hurds grown apples, sugar and a special spice blend cooked till it reaches a thick buttery texture. Yum!
Maple Roasted Nuts make the perfect snack for car rides, watching movies, or football games. Great surprise gift for Santa to put in the stocking. Locally made with NY maple syrup choose from pecans or almonds, both are delicious.
Local Flavored Peanut Butters. Cookie Dough Peanut Butter we sell out of faster than we can get it in. The name pretty much speaks for itself. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter - A spoon, cozy blanket, sofa and a movie is all you need. Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter - This is like peanut butter and jelly in a jar. All you need is the bread. Try adding to a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Jammin Sisters Jams are locally made at the home farm with Hurds grown fruits! They are one of a kind, created in small batches and exclusively sold at Hurds Family Farm.
Wild Blapple - It’s like a grape or raspberry jelly but the flavor is extra special because it’s made with Wild Grown black caps harvested from the woods of our farm. Black caps are like blackberries, but these Hudson Valley natives have a couple week summer growing window and you have to fight the birds to get them at the peak of juicy ripeness.
Pearple Marmalade - Hurds pears and apples blended with oranges and grapefruits. You can see pieces of the soft cooked rinds suspended throughout for extra flavor and texture. Out favorite way to enjoy is a spoonful on top of salmon before putting it in the oven to create a yummy flavorful glaze. Also great on English Muffins.
Happle Apple - Hurds apples, brown sugar and spices cooked to perfection with some extra fruit pectin makes the perfect apple jelly. If you love Hurds Apple Butter you are sure to love this flavor with a Jelly texture. It’s like apple pie in a jar, try it for your holiday jam cookies.
Apple Crisp Mix in a pretty red topped mason jar makes a cute holiday gift. Perfect holiday gift basket accompanied with NY grown apples, caramel sauce and a pretty pie plate. Yum.
GJP Local Honey - Locally made and super yummy in pretty glass jars. A must have for any ladies in your family that love a cup of tea in the morning or before bed. Support our local “honey guy”, George who has been charming bees for over 30 years.
Sarah’s Soy Candles. Are handmade and delivered especially for Hurds Family Farm. Lots of yummy scents to fill your home and hearts. Pumpkin is not just a scent for fall. The spices will remind you of pumpkin pie or holiday eggnog. Apple Burbon sweet with a hint of naughty burbon. A unique gift giving idea with a scent that everyone is sure to enjoy.
Sally Ander’s Soaps locally handmade and a favorite of owner Susan Hurd. Lots of smells and colors to choose from. Consider creating your own gift set and buying a few. Pair with a candle and small bottle of wine so mom can have a special bath time break. Hypoallergenic Skin Care.
Fun Stocking Stuffer Toys ring in the season or new year with a Hurds Cow bell - perfect for little hands. Our apple sippers can be filled with juice, milk, water, or floated in the tub for bath time fun. Hurds Frisbees are a good way to play in the snow when it’s not right for packing snow balls. Get kids outside and moving this winter!
Farm Themed Books - plant memories as a family. Learn about the seasons with our unique collection of kids books. Board books for the little explores, step books for the budding readers and chapter books for the teens. Rosco the Rascal visits the pumpkin patch is full of excitement and family values, ruff ruff.
Cow Farm Hopper - indoor and outdoor bouncing fun. Bouncy pillow, coy train, and pony rides brought right into your home. Perfect way for kids to use up some of their energy this winter. Recommend 18 months and older, but holds up to 100 pounds. Each one comes with a pump and is adorable, what a fun surprise for kids to open Christmas morning.
Hurds t-shirts are a practical gift for the kids that have every toy. Moms will appreciate the bright color to keep an eye on their little ones. Buy a size up so they can wear it apple picking next fall.
Hurds Pear Sauce you might not wrap this one up and put in under the tree, but give kids a little treat by switching up from the same old applesauce. It tastes a lot like apple sauce, but made with Hurds pears and no additional sugar,
A Day of Family Fun
You can also give the gift of our preorder packages which the recipient can pick up in person when they spend a day at the farm next fall. Season passes also make great gifts for local families. Order online and add a Hurds greeting card and we will mail it to you to give to those lucky someone’s. See you at the farm this winter and next fall. Happy Holidays!