Since the 19th Century, historic Tilly Foster Farm has served as a beacon for Putnam County’s rich farming heritage, fertile landscapes and natural beauty. In the 2000s, Tilly Foster was tarnished by disrepair and under use. To bring this gem of the Hudson Valley back to life, the County initiated an ambitious plan to restore the farm and various structures on the property, so the community and tourists could once again enjoy Tilly Foster’s unique aesthetic and historic significance.
County Executive MaryEllen Odell & Superintendent of Schools Andy Irving Interviewed by Eric Gross
Ribbon Cutting Video
CARMEL, NY – On Tuesday, September 13th, County Executive MaryEllen Odell with Dr. James M. Ryan, District Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer, Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES, announced the official opening of the new Tilly Foster Educational Institute at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Attendees were taken on a tour of the facility’s state of the art test kitchen and classrooms, where they were greeted by BOCES students enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program.