Member Benefits

It’s all about connections! Pure Catskills helps our members make connections with local and downstate customers and wholesale buyers looking to purchase regionally grown and produced products, including high-quality, value-added products that permeate the Catskills. Pure Catskills helps local farms and businesses make connections to each other to create powerful collaborations. The combination of all of these efforts improves the economic viability of communities in the watershed.

Become a Pure Catskills member this year for just $35!

$35 Membership includes

  • Printed Guide Listing with contact information and a 50 word description
  • A detailed online listing on Pure Catskills searchable web directory, and a dedicated webpage to promote your business and products
  • Use of Pure Catskills logo and other marketing materials to enhance your marketing efforts
  • Promotional support for your products through events, media mentions, advertising, social media, and other targeted campaigns including the holiday gift guide and more
  • Vending space under Pure Catskills sponsored tents at many local events
  • And much, much more! See below for a complete list of membership perks...

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Be a part of a regional identity

  • Use of the Pure Catskills brand in your advertising and promotional efforts
  • Power in numbers: affiliate with Pure Catskills and the brand works for you when consumers recognize the PC brand at over 300 member locations
  • We Are Pure Catskills: featured stories, videos and more #wearepurecatskills
  • Fresh From the Catskills: monthly product features and advertising #freshfromthecatskills

Print Guide to Catskills Regional Products

  • Listing in the Guide
  • Advertising available at additional charge
  • Guides mailed to you with additional copies sent upon request
  • 55,000 copies distribution across region and NYC
    • Over 400 outlets in the Catskills region
    • NYS Thruway outlets: New Baltimore, Plattekill & Sloatesburg rest stops
    • Greenmarkets
    • NYC events
    • Local events like Cauliflower Festival, Delaware County Fair, Taste of the Catskills and Bovina Farm Day

PureCatskills.com

  • A dedicated webpage for your business
  • Direct affiliation with a website that draws over 3,000 unique visitors each month
  • Placement of your events in our web calendar

Marketing Efforts Benefitting Pure Catskills Members

  • We recommend only PC members when fulfilling inquiries for retail product requests
  • We recommend only PC members when fulfilling inquiries for wholesale product requests
  • We sample your products at various events and tastings throughout the year (Pure Catskills will purchase your product)
  • Pure Catskills brand print advertising in various magazines such as Edible Capital District, Edible Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountain Regional Guide
  • We use only Pure Catskills members as sources for articles in Catskill Mountain Region Guide and Edible Hudson Valley
  • Promotional opportunities for you to represent your products at Pure Catskills sponsored events throughout the region such as the Cauliflower Festival and Taste of the Catskills

Special Promotions and Affinity Group Promotions

  • Specialty rack cards
  • Variety of print materials
  • Holiday Gift Guide
  • Farmers’ Market of the Week

Social Media Promotions

  • Pure Catskills Facebook Page: We help you promote your events and products through our FB Page, with nearly 4,000 followers
  • Pure Catskills Twitter: We reach out through this social media outlet with nearly 2,000 followers
  • Pure Catskills Instagram: We repost member events, pictures and happenings to over 2,500 followers
  • Pure Catskills Pinterest: We will share your recipes, products, news and more to our followers

Educational Opportunities

  • 1-on-1 marketing assistance with Pure Catskills staff
  • Access to many workshops provided by CCE Delaware County, CADE and other partners

Point of Purchase Promotional Materials

  • Banners, shopping lists, chip clips, pens, shopping bags, PC member metal sign, tees, hats, stickers, oak tags for display pricing, hang tags and Why Buy Pure Catskills infographic

Additional Partnership Opportunities

  • We’re exploring other ways to enhance membership value with retailer discounts, educational incentives and promotional venues. Got an idea? Let us know! (Add link to Contact page)

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Questions?

Contact Kristan or Sara at purecatskills@nycwatershed.org or (607) 865-7090