Virtual Farm Tour

33 Things to Do at ON Farm Fest on September 21st 2019

By |2019-09-17T20:11:16+00:00September 13th, 2019|Buy Local, Special Events, Virtual Farm Tour|

Who's ready to go on the farm? Soon, 11 farms across Onondaga County will open their barn doors and welcome in thousands of visitors for the 4th annual ON Farm Fest event. We hope you're one of them! September 21st is coming up fast, and you only have 5 hours to visit the farms from [...]

Farmland Forever: Sharon & Gary Slate Protect Clover Hill Farm

By |2019-07-18T01:52:05+00:00July 17th, 2019|CNY People in Agriculture, Fresh Summer News, Virtual Farm Tour|

The Sunday afternoon drive was once a great American tradition. The purpose was simple: ride into the countryside to enjoy views of rolling fields, grazing cows, and bright red barns.“I grew up just outside of Liverpool, NY. Every Sunday, my parents drove us along Route 370 to Baldwinsville. It was absolutely breathtaking. Now, much of [...]

The Insider’s Guide to ON Farm Fest | Sep. 22

By |2019-06-16T23:58:31+00:00September 17th, 2018|Special Events, Virtual Farm Tour|

On Saturday, September 22nd, 11 farms in Onondaga County open their barn doors for free tours from 10am-3pm. We recommend visiting 3-4 farms. Need help deciding which farms to visit? First, check out the map of all 11 locations. Then scroll down for highlights from each farm to help guide your selections. Let’s go…ON the [...]

Bridle Path Manor: A Lifelong Love of Horses and the Lessons They Teach

By |2018-09-11T13:44:48+00:00August 30th, 2018|Virtual Farm Tour|

It’s a hot August morning and the air is hazy with humidity. But inside the stables of Bridle Path Manor in Onondaga Hill, it’s cool and comfortable. The team of caretakers – lead by owner Kathy Zimmer – are busy with chores indoors, while most of the farm’s 14 horses graze and gallop in the [...]

To Beef Up Business, Dairy Farm Diversifies to Camping and a Different Kind of Cow

By |2019-06-25T17:39:38+00:00August 7th, 2018|Buy Local, Virtual Farm Tour|

Picture this. You’re camping with friends next to a tranquil pond stocked with fish. You smell steak cooking on the campfire. The breeze in the giant pines creates a soothing sound as you sway in the hammock. Then you hear…a cow mooing softly in the distance? Yes, that’s because you’re camping in a forest at [...]

Landry Farms: Eggs Came First, Chicken Soon Followed

By |2019-06-02T16:32:10+00:00June 27th, 2018|Buy Local, Virtual Farm Tour|

It all started 6 years ago. Casey Koehle purchased a few layer hens so her family could enjoy fresh eggs daily.“We couldn’t get enough of the rich flavor, texture, and even the bright orange yolk color of those eggs. It was unlike anything we’d ever tasted,” said Casey.Casey wanted to share the “real egg” experience [...]