Food & Shopping

Meet Lupine Fest vendors and artisans as you stroll through the grounds of the Discovery Center. Explore local merchants with beautiful handmade jewelry, photos, crafts, artwork and other items, all locally made. Enjoy lunch and a treat from several food trucks.

The Mac Factor

We have two food trucks serving gourmet macaroni and cheese to central NY and surrounding areas.


Mr. Ding-A-Ling

Mr. Ding-A-Ling is a lot more than just your local Ice Cream Man.

Friends of the Pine Bush Community

The Friends will have a selection of healthy snacks and drinks available in the food truck area.

Girl Scout Troop #1813

Do you know what’s even sweeter than Girl Scout Cookies? Every box of cookies you buy from your neighborhood Girl Scout stays local. Proceeds from your purchase help fund incredible adventures like camping and bold ideas like a local recycling program. Support your community by purchasing cookies from a local Girl Scout today!

Alpaca Shack

We have 10 alpacas and a farm store in the loft of our log home atop Irish Hill in Berne, NY. 

Little Owl Creations


Naturelogues offer photo prints, note cards, photo workshops, and natural history slide presentations. Our work represents a wide variety of plants, animals and landscapes from the Albany Pine Bush and all over North America.

Thistledown Studio

First comes a splashy, colorful background. This sets the composition and color palette. “Natural history” and “fine art”, come together. Aspects become representational. My art is purchased by entomologists -- it must be scientifically accurate.

Two Saps Syrup

Two Saps Syrup offers local Maple Syrup, Maple Cream and Honey Products. Making fine Maple Syrup since 2000.

Gift Shop

Albany Pine Bush Preserve's Gift Shop offers a selection of clothing, toys, books and gifts inspired by the Albany Pine Bush Preserve!