spotlight on the catskills | inez valk-kempthorne.
Name: Inez Valk-Kempthorne
Star sign: Leo
Hometown: Culemborg, Netherlands.
Where do you live now? Bloomville, NY.
When did you move here, and why? 2011. To try a different way of life.
Describe yourself in 3 words or less: tall, busy, hungry.
What do you do here? Run Table on Ten.
What makes this area so special? Its own unique human microclimate.
Where can we get a good coffee? I'm not too proud to say ... Table on Ten.
Favorite local producers (what can we buy and where)?!
Star Route Farm - vegetables
Byebrook Farm - raw milk and cheese
Dan Finn Farm - cheese, pork, maple syrup
Last Harvest farm - eggs and vegetables
Delaware Phoenix - absinthe and bourbon
Lucky Dog Farm - vegetables
Flaca Vaca Farm - beef
Thyme Hill Farm - lamb
Favorite pizza on the menu? Whatever we're doing as a seasonal weekly special.
Favorite hike nearby? Through the woods, home, at the end of a long day.
Where should we ski in winter? Plattekill Mountain.
Favorite time of year in the Hudson Valley? Summer, naturally.
What is on your stereo? 14 and a half hours of music, all released in 1972.
Who is inspiring you right now? Emily and Melissa from Four & Twenty Blackbirds (opening up their new production space, constantly growing, seeking out new possibilities).
Words you live by...'Order in!' 'Right behind!'
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