It's time for the Open Farm Day! July 29, 2017 10am-4pm
Days left until the Open Farm Day- July 29, 2017- 10am-4pm
New This Year
Silly Goats Farm
Silly Goats Farm is home to Silly Goats Soap Company where we make handmade, natural goat milk soap, lotions, liquid soap and bath bomb using pure goat milk from our herd of registered Lamancha Goats. As well as other natural skin are products like herbal bug repellent, salves, lip balms, etc. We have just finished building a new walk-in, milk parlor, show room and manufacturing facility to help improve our production for our growing business. Come by and visit this spring’s baby goats, see our new facility and learn what we are doing on our little slice of heaven called Silly Goats Farm.
3451 Ingalls Corners Road, Canastota, NY
Many Maples Farm
We offer maple tours from tap to table, free samples of our maple products, recipes and advice on hot to cook with maples. Tours of our new sugarhouse. Come share our family’s maple traditions!
697 State Route 26, Georgetown, NY 13072
Brownson Family Farm
Brownson Family Farm is a small family run farm specializing in homegrown produce. Nestled on the fertile banks of the Chittenango Creek, our farm boasts delicious fruits and vegetables. At the farm we grow numerous greens including many types of lettuces, swiss chard, collard greens, kale and more. The tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, green beans, zucchini, yellow squash, beets all reap the rewards of our fertile soil. The sweet corn alone is worth the drive out to the farm. While at the farm take some time to look over the many jam, jellies, preserves and mustards we have in stock.
8149 Bridgeport Kirkville Road, Kirkville, NY 13082
Whispering Hill Equestrian Center
Whispering Hil Equestrian Center is a horse farm offering board, training and lessons. Although specializing in Hunter Seat Equition Hunters and Jumpers, “WHEC” accepts boarders of almost any discipline. Some may remember “The Old Orchard Hill” we here at WHEC are making strides to bring the farm back to its former glory! We welcome everyone to come see what we’ve been up to. Check out what we have to offer and even sign up for lessons or one of our summer camps!
2993 US Route 20 Cazenovia, NY 13035
Great Northern Farm
Great Northern Farm is a small farm in Lebanon, NY that is operated using the principles of sustainable and ecologically oriented agriculture. We rely heavily on grazing and hay for our beef cattle and sheep. We also raise pastured egg layers, meat chickens and heritage turkeys. Wendy has a meat business as well as creating machine knit garments.
1716 Fisk Rd, Eaton, NY 13334
Drover Hill Farm
Drover Hill Farm offers pasture raised beef, dry aged for 21 days, Berkshire Pigs, Lamb and Chicken. They have a 600 acre farm situated in the rolling hills of Earlville. Have a Black and Red Angust beef herd focusing on the best genetics to produce the best products available. We take pride on consistency, quality, tendreness and of course taste! Guided tours, animal interaction and all of our meats will be available for sale! Don’t forget your coolers! Also offering hay rides.
1014 Earlville Rd, Earlville, NY 13332
Glisson Country Store
Glisson’s operates on 60 acres of farm land which we try to use to benefit our community. For the past three years our Country Store has raised money and awareness for Adoption and Foster Care. This year, in partnership with DeRuyter’s FFA (Future Farmer’s of America) we’ve added a Community Garden. Our store features a variety of furniture, clothing, home de’cor, and home made breads and cookies. Our Open Farm Day is interactive! For the kids FFA students will have craft activities, our Drum Circle is open to all ages, and the store has bread and cookie samples. Adults can shop and enjoy live music featuring local artist John Schuster playing Americana Folk, Blues and Jazz on his guitar and harmonica.
260 East Lake Rd, DeRuyter, NY 13052
Lucky Moon Farm
We have been farming here since 1992 and sell vegetables through our CSA, roadside stand and farmers markets. In addition to vegetables we produce maple syrup, cut flowers and hay. Our farming practices, designed to work with the environment, utilize cover crops, compost, natural mineral and rock powders and certified organic fertilizers to build the soil. We use NO chemical fertilizers, pesticides or insecticides. We feel we are not merely owners of this farm, but stewards given the task of leaving the land better than we found it.
4976 Lincklaen Rd Cazenovia, NY 13035
Amberfields Morgans is a small family farm in the hamlet of North Brookfield. Amberfields raises family friendly old type Morgans in various rare and wonderful colors. Visitors here get to pet and interact with palomino, buckskin, grulla, dun and grey Morgans. Several foals are born here each spring and we look forward to showing these foals off and demonstrate foal handling techniques.
2705 Vidler Rd. West Edmeston, NY 13485
Foothills Flower Farm
We are a small scale perennial nursey, established in May 2016, growing perennials, annuals, herbs and shrubs. Specializing in perennials and annuals for cutting gardens; annuals in finished sizes ready for window boxes, planters and hanging baskets. Custom created planters in unique containers feauturing natural elements of wood, stone, metal, wine, moss, pottery and fun antiques.
6262 Perryville Rd. Chittenango, NY 13037
New Moon Farms
New Moon Farms is a small family dairy farm committed to producing socially and environmentally sustainable milk, meat and vegetables. We will be offering self-guided tours through our calf barn and viewings of the cow barn throughout the day. Please be sure to join us for milking demonstrations at 10:30 and 3:30, pasture walks at 11:15 and 2:30, and a delicious lunch starting at 11:00.
5533 Stockbridge Falls Rd. Munnsville, NY 13409
Old Home Distillers
Old Home Distillers is a family-run New York Farm Distillery and tasting room in rural Lebanon, New York. Our distillery is located in a renovated 100-year-old stable, where we produce small batch hand-crafted distilled spirits featuring locally-grown ingredients, including our own apples and maple syrup. We are firmly committed to the creation and successful marketing of high-quality products that will ensure a legacy for our family, benefit local farmers and enrich our corner of Madison County and the State of New York.
964 Campbell Rd, Lebanon, NY 13332
Vince and Julie Wagner, both 3rd generation dairy farmers, have been milking cows together since 1976. In 2008 they moved to Cazenovia where they grow food for and milk a herd of 80 Holstein cows (including a few red ones)! In 2013 Ju-Vindale Holsteins began offering raw milk to our community. Their raw milk is also used by Meadowood Farms to produce their cow-milk cheeses. Throughout the day join Julie, Vince and their farm staff for a farm tour and raw milk samples! Raw milk, butter, eggs, maple syrup, and maple cream will also be available for purchase.
2074 Ballina Road, Cazenovia, NY 13035
7 Trees Dairy Goats
7 Trees Dairy is a fully functional goat dairy located in Perryville, NY. From our herd of Saanen goats we produce many cheeses in our cheese room. Our products include Aged cheeses, semi-hard cheeses, several versions of soft cheeses, feta, marinated feta, and a variety of cheese curds. Every spring we welcome dozens of kid goats which allows our milk production to begin. During the summer we are busy producing cheeses, attending farmers markets and caring for our goats. We welcome visitors to our farm to enjoy our goats, visit our cheese room and experience fresh made goat cheeses.
3123 Perryville Road Canastota, NY 13032
Critz Farms Brewing & Cider Co.
Critz Farms is a diversified agritourism farm located just south of Cazenovia. Recognized as a NY State Agritourism Business of the Year, the farm also operates Critz Farms Brewing & Cider Co. and offers handcrafted beer and hard cider from crops grown on the farm. Crops include apples, pumpkins, blueberries, and Christmas trees. The farm also produces sweet apple cider and maple syrup. Tour the cider mill, sugar house, brewery and winery. Visit the tasting room for a free sample of farm made hard cider or beer. Go blueberry picking, visit the animals and playgrounds, and enjoy music and lunch too!
3232 Rippleton Road (Route 13), Cazenovia, NY 13035
Dizzy Lizzie’s Farm
Dizzy Lizzie’s Farm is a Certified Organic family farm offering fresh produce, pre-cut and u-pick flowers, plants, maple syrup, poultry products, garlic and a seasonal u-pick berry patch. Come and enjoy a hay ride, feed chickens, tour the sugar shack, stroll through the berry patch, take a guided or unguided tour of the vegetable/flower fields, enjoy kid friendly activities or simply enjoy our lunch offering in the shade of our stately maple tree. And if that isn’t enough, take time this year to inspect our garlic drying process. Farm products will be available for purchase from our farm store. Check out our website and facebook pages for event updates.
3823 Sanderson Road, Erieville, NY 13061
Empire Buffalo, LLC.
Just east of Chittenango Falls State Park, Empire Buffalo is home to a herd of more than 40 grass fed bison. Lower in fat than chicken, bison is a great tasting and good-for-you choice for your next barbeque. Stop by and sample some bison, buy a burger and enjoy local music. We will have plenty of meat in the freezer! New this year, is an educational area, where you can see a buffalo hide and learn more about these magnificent animals! If you can’t make it on Open Farm Day, then check our website of Facebook page!
1351 Falls Road, Fenner, NY 13037
Hawk Hollow Farm
The farm is 155 scenic acres that specializes in the breeding, raising, training and showing of the Hanoverian Horse, who originated in Germany. We continue to breed world class blood lines and have young stock and horses under saddle for sale. We also offer outside breeding services, mare and foal care, young horse raising and well as boarding and lessons. We currently offer our home grown organic hay for sale and in the future we will be offering Maple Syrup and beef from our own cattle. Other farm inhabitants include pigs, goats and Silkie, Sizzle and Fizzle Chickens.
3664 Damon Rd. Erieville, NY 13061
Local Roots Farm
Local Roots Farm is a family farm that produces a wide variety of vegetables, maple syrup, eggs from free range hens, and pastured chicken, all available at our Farm Store. Whether petting the donkeys, walking through the gardens and high-tunnels, or a stroll to the chicken pasture, we hope you enjoy your visit. We will be serving free samples of our farm products. Activities for the day will include buggy rides for all ages, scavenger hunt, petting area for the children. Choose a guided tour of the farm or feel free to walk at your own lesiure. Our farm store will be open all day along with a lemonade and cookie stand by the children.
2869 Fenner Road, Cazenovia, NY 13035
Red Gate Farm
Welcome to our grass based dairy! We look forward to sharing with you all the benefits of grazing and what it takes to make the first rate milk that supplies Kriemhild Dairy Farms grass fed dairy products. We’ll be offering 45 minute guided pasture walks at 10:45am, 12:15pm and 1:45pm or you can join us in the afternoon at 3pm as we milk our colorful mixed breed herd in our open air milking parlor. If it’s Meadow Butter that you’re interested in, we’re offering butter making demos at 11am and 3:30pm.
730 State Route 12B South, Hamilton, NY 13346
Loomis Maple Homestead
Our family has produced maple syrup for over one hundred years and the tradition continues at our farm. Sap is collected from the trees with traditional buckets as well as a modern vacuum pipeline system. We recently completed an eco-friendly upgrade to our production facility, which includes a reverse osmosis system and a new evaporator, cutting our total energy consumption in half. In addition to maple syrup, we produce a variety of other maple products – candy, cream, jelly and granulated sugar. We sell homegrown beef by the half, quarter, and individual cuts, including hamburger with no additives. Come visit our sugarhouse where you can learn about making maple syrup!
79 North Street, Morrisville, NY 13408
Foothill Hops has led the movement to re-establish hops as a specialty crop in New York and is now joining the growing farm brewing industry with the opening of Foothill Hops Farm Brewery. Join us for a walking tour of the hopyard, processing facility and brewery to learn how this crop of the past is helpijng develop new opportunities for the future. Sample our unique “hop cuisine” products like hop mustard and hop jelly and in the home brew shop, discover how you can brew your own beer using local ingredients. We’ll have something special for the kids, too.
5024 Bear Path Road Munnsville, NY 13409
Common Thread CSA
Common Thread CSA is a family farm located in Madison, NY. We grow a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, flowers, and some small fruit for CSA (Community Support Agriculture) and farmers’ markets. We sign the Northeast Organic Farmers Association’s Farmers’ Pledge. We will offer tours of our greenhouses, fields, and CSA distribution area and share information about CSA, eating vegetables in season, and sustainable growing methods.
3424 Lake Moraine Road Madison, NY 13402
Canaseraga Farms- Henry’s Farm Stand
Best known for outstanding sweet corn, three generations of Henrys have worked for 36 years to bring you the best in a TRUE FARMERS MARKET featuring their homegrown sweet corn, tomatoes, asparagus, beans, cucumbers, melons, squash, shiitakes, lettuce and raspberries. From their neighbors they carry apples, blueberries, peppers and strawberries; in the cooler, Stoltzfus & Seven Trees milk, yogurt and cheeses; in the freezer, Henry’s Homegrown Pork and Beef.The cupboard features Frink’s jams, Terry’s pickles, Sweetrees maple products and Olive-on-Brooklea’s oils & balsamics. Every Friday 3:00-6:00pm John’s Seafood arrives fresh from Boston. OPEN EVERY DAY 9:00am to 6:00pm.
2313 Route 5 East, Chittenango, NY 13037
Debrucque Greenhouses, LLC
Family owned and operated greenhouse since 1927. We are currently the 4th generation operating the greenhouse. The greenhouse started as on greenhouse back in 1927 and now has grown to an acre of greenhouses. We grow annuals, perennials, vegetables plants, etc. which is all for sale at our Garden Center that opens on May 1st.
431 New Boston St, Canastota, NY 13032
Hermit Pond Farm
Hermit Pond Farm is home to 50-80 cashmere goats, a dozen cats, and one aging refugee from city life. The Hermit Pond goats are almost all black, with fine, crimpy fiber. They have earned a nice collection of ribbons from cashmere goat shows, and prize-winning bucks have been purchased to enrich the bloodlines. Located in Brookfield, Hermit Pond Farm is one of the oldest cashmere goat farms in the Northeast. Come and watch the antics of the 3-month-old kids, admire the handsome bucks, hold a bottle baby, and learn a bit about these amazing animals and their fiber.
10601 Merrill Road, West Edmeston, NY 13485
The Haven at Skanda
Skanda’s goats, mini-donkeys, ducks, chickens, and horses are incredibly loving and gentle, and at Skanda they have a loving home where they can relax, live free from fear and emerge into who they really are. Families are welcome to enter the goat paddock, where you can play with the goats and feed them apple branches, their favorite treats! Snuggle with our miniature donkeys, who love to be brushed and groomed. The land of Skanda is beautiful and nurturing — take a hay ride through our hay field, past the hops grown by IPN hops or take a nature walk through our orchards and woods, or relax on a bench to watch the animals play. We will have farm fresh vegetables and vegan snacks available.
4000 Mosley Road, Cazenovia, NY, 13035
On our 225-acre farm we produce pasture-raised lamb and beef, and milk from our dairy sheep. We are also home to a herd of Belted Galloway cattle, some sheep-guarding Maremma dogs, and a flock of parasite-controlling hens! On Open Farm Day you can take a wagon tour of our farm (every hour), have lunch provided by Side Hill Farmers Meats & Market (all day), scratch our friendly sheep, feed our lambs (10:00), learn how to spin and felt our lambs’ wool (11:00), meet our beef cattle, watch our sheep being milked (1:00), and/or collect hens’ eggs (2:00).
5157 Ridge Road Cazenovia, NY 13035
Fruit of the Fungi
We are a small family mushroom farm located in rural Lebanon, NY. We grow Shiitake mushrooms in their most natural state; on hardwood logs. Guided tours will be offered of our yards, as well as our new indoor grow room. Learn where and how a mushroom is grown, as well as why fungus is important. Tours will be ongoing all day long. Come see the new facility and take home some hearty, nutritionally packed fresh or dried mushrooms.
5779 Lebanon Center Road Lebanon, New York 13332
Johnston’s Honeybee Farm
Johnston’s Honeybee Farm is a 300 beehive operation that produces bees (nucs), queens, pollination services, honey (processed and raw), and pure beewax candles. On Open Farm Day we will demonstrate candle making in our downstairs store and honey extracting (if we have been able to harvest honey by then) in our gravity flow honey house. Come and check out our newly paneled farm store.
3653 State Route 26, Eaton, New York 13334
G & M Farms is a small, family owned farm, in Morrisville. We grow a wide array of vegetables and fruits using organic growing practices.Our specialty is hot peppers. We produce a line of salsas, hot sauces, and jams from our homegrown fruits and vegetables.
4637 Brooks Road, Morrisville, NY 13408
Greyrock Farm is a diversified and dynamic farm with dairy cows, beef cattle, pigs, draft horses, and vegetables. We operate a year-round, local food farmstore that offers raw milk from our 100% grass-fed, brown swiss cows, as well as a variety of meats, vegetables, dairy products, eggs and more!
6100 East Lake Road Cazenovia, NY, 13035