For New Yorkers, farming isn’t just about fresh produce, it’s about sustainable food and community culture. Taste the season's harvest of apples, grapes, pumpkins and more when you visit these New York farms!
Charlie Brown isn't the only one looking for a great pumpkin. Pick your favorite at Pumpkinville where the Peanuts-themed corn maze, country hayrides and tasty cider and doughnuts create a perfect day of fall fun. Find apple picking and pumpkin patches at Hank's Pumpkintown, Fruit Valley Orchard and Murphy Orchards. But for berries, head to Indian Ladder Farms where their fresh harvest and adorable baby farm animals offer fun for everyone.
The experts at Stone Barns Center don't just provide a modern perspective on sustainability, they imporve the way America eats and thinks about food through hands-on learning and cooking seminars. Enjoy a day on the farm and dine at Blue Hill to taste its bounty. Story-lovers will enjoy The Farmers' Museum where you'll dive into the tales of 19th century farmsteads and rural village life. New York City folks will love the Queens County Farm Museum. It's the only working historical farm in New York City and the longest continuously farmed site in the state!
Your visit to Sprout Creek Farm could be a triple treat: it's a working farm; a market to sell cheeses, meats and Hudson Valley products; and an educational center. At Stone & Thistle Farm, grass-fed meat, eggs and milk are produced onsite so feel free to dine there, stay a night at their charming B&B or tour Kortright Creek Creamery for a treat. Rulfs Orchard started small and now offers fresh wholesale crops, including pick-your-own strawberries, blueberries and pumpkins; apples, vegetables and more. Tucker Farms, home of the Great Adirondack Corn Maze and TuckerTaters, is family-owned and operated just north of Lake Placid.