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Stories of High Falls – Special Edition

ANNUAL Vol. VI, 2020

This year the Conservancy’s Annual Book is a departure from past Stories of High Falls.  During this unusual time of COVID-19 isolation, we decided to focus on the entire community.


Cooking Together – Six Feet Apart is a compilation of recipes from individuals, restaurants, and businesses and some of the youngest cooks in our community. Each recipe is accompanied by  the story behind the recipe. Many of these recipes were cooked during COVID.


We received eighty recipes, from cuisines all over the world and our own community. These recipes and their stories will bring you right to your neighbor’s kitchen table.


You can find the cookbook for sale at local stores and restaurants, and you can order it from the Conservancy by pressing the button below.

Each copy is priced at $20.00

Proceeds of the book sales will be shared with the Rondout Valley Food Pantry.

Click below to purchase your copy of “Cooking Together – Six Feet Apart”



This book is dedicated to the heroes, our first responders and hospital personnel on the front line, caring for COVID-19 patients,  and to the people who have extended so many acts of kindness both known and  unknown  whether through flowers, phone calls, contributions, meals, deliveries. Your generosity and self -sacrifice has added to the fabric of our community and its history.   We are all grateful.  As we go forward our community will remember and grow because of you.