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Shop Online and Local With These Deals While Staying Safe at Home

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Skip the Amazon order and stock up on entertainment and essentials from local businesses instead.

Online shopping is the name of the game in the Hudson Valley (and entire United States) right now. With everyone encouraged so stay home and promote social distancing, the easiest way to stock up on home essentials is by clicking “add to cart.” Yet while browsing for literally anything you can think of on Amazon has a convenient appeal, it’s largely detrimental for local businesses that need community support now more than ever.

So what are you waiting for? Close out of that Amazon tab and take a virtual stroll through these Hudson Valley storefronts instead. We rounded up all the local deals on deck to help you #shoplocal and #flattenthecurve.

For food deals, make the most of these delicious discounts and family specials happening throughout the region. Both pages are updated regularly, so check back in to support Hudson Valley businesses.

Albany County

Through Fort Orange General Store’s online shop, individuals who place an order of $50 or more receive free shipping with the code FREESHIP. Gift cards always ship free with the GIFTCARD code. Anyone who makes a purchase of $100 or more receives a free $20 gift card, no coupon code required.

Columbia County

Lea’s in Chatham is here to help Hudson Valleyites stay stylish during quarantine with free shipping on orders over $99 in may and 14-day hassle-free returns.

Dutchess County

Through its Glitter + Giveback program, Dutchess County-based jewelry brand Chloe + Lois partners with different charity partners to raise funds for the Hudson Valley community. Collaborating with Unshattered, which has currently put a halt on bag production in order to make masks for healthcare professionals, owner Brooke Anthony designed a giveback necklace with opal and cubic zirconia. With each purchase, $25 is donated directly to Unshattered. On top of that, new shoppers receive $5 off their first order.

Hopewell Junction clothing shop Hudson Square Boutique is offering free shipping on orders over $50 for anyone who wants to give their closet a springtime refresh.

Hudson Valley bookstore Oblong Books & Music keeps everyone entertained with its substantial selection of books, toys, games, and puzzles available for online order with free shipping or contactless curbside pickup at its locations in Millerton and Rhinebeck. Both stores are temporarily closed to the public.

Rhinebeck’s Samuel’s Sweet Shop may be closed to the public, but it’s still keeping up with all website and mail-order sales. For locals who need a sugar fix, curbside pickup is available for sweets and limited café items. Online, shipping is free on orders containing any of the shop’s candy boxes.

Putnam County

Split Rock Books in Cold Spring offers $2 shipping on all orders, with free shipping on any order over $30. Curbside pickup is no longer available, but free delivery in Cold Spring village is possible for orders of $20 or more.

Rockland County

Anyone who shops the housewares at Saffron Trading Company can receive 10 percent off their order with the code SPRINGIO. Curbside pickup is available as well.

Ulster County

For natural wellness, stock up on sweet-smelling sprays from DA Aromatherapy. With roots in Kingston, the brand is a must for everything from natural hand sanitizer and tick repellent to aromatherapy spray and bed bug repellent. Anyone who signs up for the newsletter receives 15 percent off their first order.

Kingston retailer Hamilton & Adams offers 10 percent off first orders through its website. The coupon code is perfect to use on the brand’s NY Strong shirt, with $10 from each sale going toward Ulster County’s Project Resilience.

Heard about a Hudson Valley deal that’s not on this list? Send us an email to edit@hvmag.com.