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Nestled in picturesque upstate New York, Schoharie County is located about 30 miles west of the Empire State’s capital of Albany and just 150 miles north of New York City.

Schoharie County is an agricultural-based rural community in Central New York with just over 30,000 residents, spread out over 16 towns and six separate villages (Cobleskill, Esperance, Middleburgh, Schoharie, Sharon Springs, and Richmondville), featuring pedestrian-friendly, walkable historic downtown areas, flanked by retail stores and restaurants.

The county overlaps with three unique regional economies: the Albany/Capital District area to the east, the Mohawk Valley Region to the west, and the Catskills/Appalachian region to the south.


  • A business-friendly environment, with welcoming communities
  • Adding value to our existing business sectors
  • Exploring strategic opportunities for growth in craft industries,
  • Rebuilding a regional food supply chain
  • Welcoming more high-value added enterprises to complement our grassroots successes turned-world class endeavors in financial services, insurance and technology
The Ice Burgh Grand Opening May 1st 2099 State Route 145, Middleburgh


The Ice Burgh

The Ice Burgh opened on May 1st serving soft serve and hard ice cream, milkshakes, hot dogs, hamburgers and a variety of fried foods.

The Ice Burgh is located at 2099 State Route 145 in Middleburgh. Follow The Ice Burgh Facebook page for updates on new menu items and more!

Do you love ice cream as much as we do? Check out this blog from Visit Schoharie County about the ice cream stands galore in Schoharie County!


Black Willow Pond Farm

Black Willow Pond Farm is a pasture-based farm located in Cobleskill.  Black Willow Pond Farm is owned and operated by Carrie Edsall, with the help of her husband Dan, and two sons, Jacob and Luke. Carrie raises pasture raised chickens, turkeys and pigs, and 100% grassfed Katahdin hair sheep.

In collaboration with Carrie’s generational dairy farm, Black Willow Pond Farm also offers beef, veal and creamline milk.

Black Willow Pond Farm products are available for shipping, at the farm store, or at the Cooperstown Farmer’s Market. 

Follow Black Willow Pond Farm on Facebook and Instagram to see Carrie’s everyday life and stay up to date on specials and new products.

Visit to learn more about the farm and purchase some of Black Willow Pond Farm’s high quality products.


Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corp Announces New Headquarters

Schoharie, New York – September 15, 2021, the Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corp (SEEC) announced the relocation of its headquarters to 287 Main Street in Schoharie, with a ceremony led by Assembly Member Chris Tague; Thomas Putnam, Founder & Chairman, SEEC; Julie Pacatte, Executive Director, SEEC; Village of Schoharie Mayor Lawrence Caza; and David Cornell, President…

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The Mayor’s Nest – Spreading Positivity

Just two more editions to go before our big local elections. It reminds me how difficult running for office often is and how glad I am to not be seeking any. There are many good-hearted people seeking an opportunity to build our many communities. We have some election coverage in this week, with much more…

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