Lyons Falls, New York

Black River Valley Natural


Black River Valley Natural is a small batch artisan food manufacturer, distributor, and retailer located in Lyons Falls, NY. We specialize in dairy products made from milk sourced from local farms including creamline milk, yogurt, butter, and cheese. We also produce a large variety of non-dairy products including a full line of granolas, hummus, and artisinal ferments.

Our vision is really simple - we're Simply Real - Real Food, Real People, Real Difference.
Real Food: We strive to keep it simple. Simple ingredients, minimal processing, preservative-free, no fillers, no junk, no nonsense. Just real, wholesome, nourishing food you can feel good about.
Real People: Just like you, we have families and loved ones, and we care deeply about how we feed them. We also care deeply about the people we work with and want to provide meaningful, rewarding, and dignified opportunities for our employees.
Real Difference: It's not just a difference you can taste. It's a difference you can see and you can feel. We are obsessed with quality, and it shows. 100% of our offerings are made in-house, in tiny batches, with the greatest attention to ingredient sourcing, old-world methods, and quality.

Initial Contact and Pitch Session

Initial contact XX, pitch session February 2021.


The total investment to date is $82,000 with five investors.

Job Creation and Benefits


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Melinda L. Little, Coordinator
PO Box 1281, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Phone: (518) 354-0202