• Farm Markets
  • For communities rich in tradition
  • For the pleasures of small town living.
  • For the joy of discovering a small, hip city.
  • For shopping and dining to suit any taste.
  • For culture bridging past and present.
  • For recreation throughout the year.
  • Unhampered by urban sprawl.
  • Where entrepreneurs find success.
  • Where businesses find their staying power.
  • Where working farms dot the landscape.
  • Where agri-business is flourishing.
  • For business.  For life.
  • Easy to get to.  Closer than you think.

Message from the President & CEO

JOB POSTING: Economic Development Project Manager

Columbia Economic Development Corporation is seeking a full time Economic Development Project Manager. Under the supervision of the President & CEO, the Economic Development Project Manager plans, organizes, monitors, and evaluates economic development initiatives, projects and activities in accordance with the CEDC mission and Strategic Plan.  The Economic Development Project Manager position requires excellent written and oral communications skills, as well as organizational and analytic skills, along with strong working knowledge and experience in the field of economic development. All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by February 8, 2017. For more information click here.      



Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Audit and Finance Committee held on January 18th at 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.

Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee held on January 18th at 10:00 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.

Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Governance and Nominating Committee held on January 24th at 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.

Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Loan Committee held on January 24th at 1:00 p.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.

Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors held on January 31st at 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.

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Hudson Valley Creamery

Hudson Valley Creamery

French artisanal cheese makers flourish in Columbia County The Hudson Valley has long been a hotbed of economic opportunity for the food and beverage industry. From global powerhouses such as Pepsico, Kraft and Heineken downstate to emerging specialty farms upstate, the valley continues to be the epicenter of agribusiness in the state of New York. Joining recently in the everRead More