Madison County Open Farm DayMadison County, N.Y. - With the long-awaited summer now in full swing, Open Farm Day is your chance to enjoy the bounty of some of Madison County's best farms. July 26th between 10 am and 4 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at your local farms at its 7th annual Open Farm Day as 35 farms and 3 farmers' markets open their gates to the public. Visitors will be treated to farm tours, rides, product samples, farm animals, and an all-around good time at Madison County's diverse farms. Home to naturally-raised beef and bison, pasture-raised pork and chickens, horses and ponies, sweet corn and veggies, pasture butter, mushrooms, jams and sauces, honey, salsa, wine, hops, hard and sweet cider, maple products and much more, Madison County's farms have something to satisfy everyone!

 

All you need July 26th is an Open Farm Day Passport and a cooler to bring home delicious farm products. Open Farm Day Passports are available at 10 Price Chopper locations in CNY, in local Madison County newspapers, and are distributed to key locations in Onondaga, Oneida and Madison Counties. For more information on Open Farm Day participants and the availability of passports please visit: www.OpenFarmDayMadisonCounty.com - or follow Open Farm Day on Facebook to keep up-to-date on the latest Open Farm Day news. Be sure to make it to as many farms as you can - visit three or more farms with your passport and you will receive a free Open Farm Day giveaway! Don't miss your chance to experience agriculture at its finest with your friends and family at this year's Open Farm Day!

Open Farm Day would not be possible without the support of our sponsors: Price Chopper Grocery Store, Farm Credit East, CaroVail, Chobani, Farm Family Insurance, Madison County Tourism, the Mix WMCR, Country Folks, CNY Latino, Eagle Publications, Plank Road Magazine, Morrisville State College, Madison County Farm Bureau, Gifford Foundation, Old and Everlasting, Colgate Upstate Institute, United Healthcare Community Plan, Colgate Inn, Cargill, Clinton Tractor & Implement Company, Southern Madison Heritage Trust, Inc., Den Kelly, Organic Valley, Games & Grills Etc., Gorman Foundation, , Eagle Publications, Clinton Tractor and Implement Co., Morrisville State College, Tanner Insurance, Jewett's Cheese House, MidYork Libraries, Endless Trails Farm, Miles B. Marshall, Inc., Cooleys True Value, Hamilton Partnership for Community Development, DeRuyter Farm & Garden Co-op, Ingallside Meadow Farm, GoCaz.com, Wormouth Dairy & Refrigeration LLC, Queensboro Farm Products Inc., Byrne Dairy, Buy Local Madison County, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County.

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Contact: Marie Anselm, ma882@cornell.edu, 315-684-3001x126