North River Roasters & Community Hub
This Community Hub will serve as a place for the community to connect through coffee. Poughkeepsie's coffee roaster, North River Roasters, locates in the Hub and serves quality coffee that is sourced mindfully from farms that provide fair wages and use sustainable farming methods. In partnership with Hudson River Housing, they are advancing revitalization efforts in Poughkeepsie by creating jobs for local formerly homeless and youth. During North River Roasters' operating hours, the Hub is open for patrons to sit and enjoy coffee. Outside of operating hours, the community hub is available for rent to community members to organize parties, meetings, events, and gatherings!
North River Roasters: M-F, 7:30am-2:30pm
The Community Hub: Available for rent
$25/hour outside of North River Roaster's
The Community Hub Features:
Poughkeepsie Open Kitchen (POK)
The POK is an initiative of Hudson River
Housing to revitalize Poughkeepsie’s Middle Main Street district, and to provide food entrepreneurs and start-ups with an affordable space to develop and grow their business. With 2,000 square feet of combined cooking, preparation, and storage space, POK is designed to meet the kitchen needs of the Hudson Valley’s food entrepreneurs. It is well suited for caterers, food truck operators, retail or wholesalers, cooking or nutrition instructors, or food concept developers, or for chefs to use it as a pop-up restaurant space to pilot a new concept. Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, surrounded by culinary institutions, local farms, food businesses, and diver
se ethnic cultures, the POK hopes to harness our collective love of food and to build community pride and connectedness.
POK: Available for rent $25/hour on an hourly or daily basis 24/7 at all hours
Renting both Coffee House and POK Spaces: If you want to rent both the
coffee house space and the POK, the price is $40/hour
The POK features:
Documents to download for Poughkeepsie Open Kitchen (POK) members:
Express of Interest Form: If you are interested in joining this kitchen community, please complete this form. It will provide us with more information about your food business goals and commercial kitchen needs so we can ensure that POK will be a great fit for you.
Please complete and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
See Poughkeepsie Open Kitchen (POK)'s Space Availabilities Here:
Contact and Visit us!
Visit the facility from Mon-Fri 7:30am-2:30pm
Facility tours available by appointment
8 North Cherry Street
Check out North River Roaster's happenings on their Facebook page!