Think Dutchess for Agri-Business

Our Fastest Growing Industry

Dutchess County is home to a $50 million agricultural sector of preserved farmlands and successful farm-based businesses. More than 1,700 businesses employe approximately 2,200 full-time jobs on 678 farms and at least 4,400 in jobs related to our agricultural infrastructures (not including grocery stores or food distribution chains). The industry powers a robust supply chain of production and  support services for food and beverage facilities including:

  • existing infrastructure
  • creating new outlets of labor
  • feed stores
  • restaurant
  • equipment sales
  • seed dealers
  • and more

Want to join the dozens of success stories that produce iconic food and beverage products in Dutchess County?

Harney and Son's Tea from Dutchess County, NY

Contact our team today to set-up a meeting about expanding your business.

Sarah Lee




A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.