Discover a CSA, creamery, and brewery, all located on the same road. Written by Pat Willisch and Adam St. Pierre
- Champlain Taste
- December 4, 2015
- by Patrick Willisch
(DoNorth/Cassidy Backus and Jessica Blondell)
When visiting the North Country, it’s easy to buy groceries at the local supermarket. With plenty of local farmers in the area, however, it’s also easy and more interesting to buy straight from the producer. Mace Chasm Road in Keeseville, New York has local dairy, meats, veggies and beer, without the crowded and monotonous feel of a corporate retailer.
It’s not just the taste of local food and drink that make these experiences worthwhile, but a unique atmosphere and a behind-the-scenes look at how your food came to be.
The road is a 5-mile stretch starting off Route 9 and ending in the renowned waterfalls and caves of AuSable Chasm.
A one-stop shop for visitors, the road is home to a butchery, creamery and brewery. You’ll find crops without GMOs or pesticides, animals that are rotationally grazed and craft beer made with local ingredients.
Why not give the local approach a shot? Here are a few local stops on the Mace Chasm Road: