Ag Tour

Cheesemaking has been a North Country tradition for generations. Long ago every small town in Northern New York had their own milk and cheese making plants where local farmers would…

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  • Name Gold Cup Farms
  • Stop Number 33
  • Phone 315.686.2480
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At Almedan Produce they do things a bit differently. They specialize in high tunnel growing of vegetables. The structures, sometimes called plastic greenhouses, field houses or cold frames, are filled…

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  • Name Almedan Produce
  • Stop Number 13
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-583-5660
  • Address 13501 Co Rte 155 Adams Ctr, NY 13606
Beartown Farms supplies locally grown grass-fed lamb and beef direct to consumers. All their meat is USDA inspected, custom cut, vacuum wrapped, and flash frozen. The farms are currently home…

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  • Name Beartown Farms
  • Stop Number 14
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-287-9188
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 37221 NYS Rte. 11 Antwerp, NY 13608
Historically, cheese making has held an important role in the success of dairy farms in NNY. The name Riverdale comes from Riverdale Dairy, a dairy farm operated in St. Lawrence…

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  • Name Bechaz Riverdale Cheese
  • Stop Number 16
  • Type of stop Ag Producers
  • Phone 315.686.5979
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  • Address 37851 Deferno Road Clayton, NY 13624
Best by Farr offers sweet corn, asparagus, and other vegetables at their roadside stand. They have u-pick strawberries and raspberries at their farm in Evans Mills. Best by Farr is…

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  • Name Best By Farr
  • Stop Number 15
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-629-4801
  • Address 26809 Beckwith Rd. Evans Mills, NY 13637
Better Farm is a sustainability education center and artists' retreat facility founded on the principles of the Better Theory -- a belief that every experience brings with it an opportunity…

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  • Name Better Farm
  • Stop Number 50
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-482-2536
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 31060 Cottage Hill Rd. Redwood, NY 13679
Broken Spur Ranch is a privately owned property located on the village limits of Theresa, New York. Nestled among the beauty of native trees and streams the Brocken Spur Ranch…

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  • Name Broken Spur Ranch
  • Stop Number 11
  • Type of stop Ag Attractions
  • Phone 315-628-5415
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 27768 NYS Rt. 26 Theresa, NY 13691
The Burrville Cider Mill is located on the North Branch of the Sandy Creek was built in 1801, making it one of Jefferson County's oldest establishments. Burrville's original name was…

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  • Name Burrville Cider Mill
  • Stop Number 12
  • Type of stop Food Retailers
  • Phone 315-788-7292
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  • Address 18176 Co Rt 156, Plank Rd, Watertown, NY 13601
Busted Grapes is a Small Farm Winery with a small tasting room and vineyard, located about 10 minutes from Watertown, Carthage, Copenhagen and Fort Drum on the corner of State…

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  • Name Busted Grapes
  • Stop Number 17
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-519-7574
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 19557 Ball Rd. Black River, NY 13612
Come experience a "taste of the Cape" at The Cape Winery, the destination for wines and a serene setting that truly reflects the lifestyle of the family farm winery. Visit…

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  • Name Cape Winery
  • Stop Number 23
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-654-3218
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2066 Deerlick Rd. Cape Vincent, NY 13618
Clayton Distillery is a destination distillery located in the beautiful Thousand Islands region of Northern New York. As the region’s first micro-distillery, Clayton Distillery produces premium grade distilled products from…

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  • Name Clayton Distillery
  • Stop Number 35
  • Phone 315.285.5004
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County is an educational agency for the residents of Jefferson County. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County educates youth, families, farmers and communities using research…

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  • Name Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Stop Number 24
  • Type of stop Ag Info
  • Phone 315-788-8450
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown, NY 13601
Country Belle Farms is a family owned and operated ice cream shop that offers a nice family atmosphere. Owned by Kurt and Valarie Gehrke, the ice cream shop opened in…

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Country Cousins Farm is a 1st generation family dairy farm. They have about 55 milk cows and 40 heads of young stock. They offer visitors the opportunity to have a…

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  • Name Country Cousins Farm
  • Stop Number 20
  • Phone 315.629.2401
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  • Address 29415 Fults Road Evans Mills, NY 13637
Coyote Moon Vineyards and Winery, located 3 miles east of Route 12 in Clayton, NY, along with a second location, downtown in the Village of Clayton, at 525 Riverside drive,…

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  • Name Coyote Moon Winery
  • Stop Number 21
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-686-5600
  • Address 17371 Co. Rte. 3 Clayton, NY 13624
Farmers Dave and Dani welcome you to Cross Island Farms, the region's certified organic meat and vegetable farm, on Wellesley Island, the largest of the American islands. They practice sustainable…

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  • Name Cross Island Farms
  • Stop Number 22
  • Type of stop Ag Attractions
  • Phone 315-482-3663
  • Address 44301 Cross Island Rd., Wellesley Island NY 13640
Distillery and tasting room located in downtown Alexandria Bay, offering a variety of spirits.
Farmhouse Maple is a 170-acre farm located on the shore of beautiful Lake Ontario. Fifty acres of this majestic farmland are home to stunning sugar maple trees. The lakeside location…

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  • Name Farmhouse Maple
  • Stop Number 46
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-486-5981
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 22341 NYS Route 180 Dexter, NY 13634
Garden Hill Farm is a small family farm growing a wide selection of vegetables and fresh cut flowers. The farm uses organic, sustainable farming practices, where they do not use…

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  • Name Garden Hill Farms
  • Stop Number 32
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-493-9238
  • Address 34201 NYS Rte. 126 Carthage, NY 13619
Good Earth Honey is one of the region’s premier Certified Naturally Grown honey producers. The business began in 2007 and continues to provide excellent honey products to our customers. The…

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  • Name Good Earth Honey
  • Stop Number 36
  • Phone 315.778.1863
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1031 Sherman Street Watertown, NY 13601
Hobby Horse Riding LLC is a great stop for any horse lover! Operated by Andrea Reed, a NYS certified teacher, with 20 plus years experience with horses and as an…

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  • Name Hobby Horse Riding LLC
  • Type of stop Ag Attractions
  • Phone 315-783-5123
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 18136 Co Rt 63 Watertown, NY 13601
Home Again Farm raises alpacas, a member of the camelid family. These animals are mild-mannered, inquisitive individuals that are a delight to be around. Alpacas are offered for sale to…

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  • Name Home Again Farm
  • Stop Number 41
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-628-5302
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 370898 Schell Road & NYS Route 26 Theresa, NY 13691
In 1904, J. K. Crowley purchased a small dairy business located in Poughkeepsie NY and founded the Crowley Dairy Company. In 1915, he moved the headquarters to Binghamton NY and…

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  • Name HP Hood LLC
  • Stop Number 26
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Address 20700 Route 411 LaFargeville, NY 13656
Jefferson Bulk Milk Cooperative is owned by local dairy farmers. Formed in 1964, a group of 11 farmers decided to join together for the purpose of marketing their milk. As…

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  • Name Jefferson Bulk Milk Cooperative
  • Stop Number #44
  • Phone 315 788-1122
Every July the fairgrounds are home to good, old-fashioned family fun known as the county fair. Since 1817, families have enjoyed coming to the fair, where the motto is "There's…

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  • Name Jefferson County Fairgrounds
  • Stop Number 42
  • Type of stop Ag Attractions
  • Phone 315-782-8612
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 615 W.T.Fields Dr. Watertown, NY 13601
Little m Farms is a small vegetables farm specializing in both local and oriental vegetables. They have red currants and elderberries, both may be used for jams, pies, and wines.…

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  • Name Little m Farms
  • Stop Number 51
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-788-2966
  • Address 16611 Co. Rte. 64 Watertown, NY 13601
Lucky Star is ideal as a getaway for families, individuals and corporate events. This private estate, consisting of 2,000 acres of wilderness is home to some of the most beautiful…
Milk Made Farms, owned by Mark and Patty Forbes, is a small farm is nestled on 60 acres of pastureland. They offer vegetables and herbs for sale, but their main…

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  • Name Milk Made Farms
  • Stop Number 63
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-783-0836
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 32491Co. Rte. 46 Evans Mills, NY 13637
Nestled on the fertile banks of the North Branch of Sandy Creek, North Branch Farms is a family operated fresh market produce farm. Beginning in early June with fresh strawberries…

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  • Name North Branch Farms
  • Stop Number 64
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-846-5257
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 7781 Lake Rd. Belleville, NY 13611
At Old McDonald's Farm many adventures await you on the beautiful Robbins Farm homestead. If you like animals or have a desire to learn about Northern New York's agricultural industry,…

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  • Name Old McDonald's Farm
  • Stop Number 61
  • Type of stop Ag Attractions
  • Phone 315-583-5737
  • Address 14471 County Route 145 Sackets Harbor, NY 13685
Otter Creek Winery opened in April of 2007. Philadelphia, New York has always been known as the birthplace of Philadelphia Cream Cheese and is now joined by great New York…

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  • Name Otter Creek Winery
  • Stop Number 62
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-642-0622
  • Address 33109 Rudes Rd Philadelphia, NY 13673
Welcome to Rhodes Greenhouses, the largest grower of spring plants in this part of Jefferson County. This 8- acre site is not only rich in nutrients, it's rich in history.…

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  • Name Rhodes Greenhouses
  • Stop Number 70
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-938-5152
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  • Address 7185 NYS Route 3 Henderson, NY 13650
Taste artfully crafted spirits made from the finest local ingredients. By using unique geographic botanicals and utilizing St. Lawrence River water, you will truly experience "The spirit of the river…
Seaway Cold Hardy Grapevines and Vineyard is a small family run operation that specializes in cold hardy grape vines originally developed by the private breeding efforts of Elmer Swenson and…

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  • Name Seaway Cold Hardy Grapes and Vineyard
  • Stop Number 80
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-629-8728
  • Address 29250 Rt. 11 Evans Mills, NY 13637
The Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society at Stone Mills campus is a blend of historic and new buildings with collections that combine to tell the story of the development…

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  • Name Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society
  • Stop Number 60
  • Type of stop Ag Attractions
  • Phone 315-658-2353 / 315-658-4783
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 30950 NYS Route 180 PO Box 108 LaFargeville, NY 13656
Sweet Pea Farm is a small, first generation family run farm on 17 acres. They specialize in hormone and antibiotic free meats as well as free range duck eggs and…

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  • Name Sweet Pea Farms
  • Stop Number 72
  • Phone 315.489.3697
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 33761 Lamb Road Carthage, NY 13619
A lesser-known cog of the region's agriculture industry is goat farming. The Thousand Islands Goat Farm is an example of what one family has done to keep their farm acreage…

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  • Name Thousand Islands Goat Farm
  • Stop Number 82
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-654-4839
  • Address 3204 NYS Route 12E Cape Vincent, NY 13618
Thousand Islands Winery is the largest farm winery in northern New York State and is located along the majestic St. Lawrence River on an historic 40 acre farmstead established in…

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  • Name Thousand Islands Winery
  • Stop Number 81
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-482-9306
  • Address 43298 Seaway Avenue Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Two Chicks Farm Alpacas is a small, women owned farm, specializing in alpacas. The farm is home to Huacaya alpacas. Living along side the alpacas are beautiful peacocks, a flock…

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  • Name Two Chicks Farm Alpacas
  • Stop Number 85
  • Type of stop Ag Producers
  • Phone 315-232-3573
  • Address 13720 Heath Rd. Rodman, NY 13682
2012 marked Venditti Winery. Although the property had been owned by family for several years it wasn't until Frank Venditti's retirement that he decided to transform the rolling meadows into…

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  • Name Venditti Vineyards
  • Stop Number 27
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-287-0500
  • Address 42780 New Connecticut Rd. Theresa, NY 13691
Wind Swept Meadows Farm is a 465-acre farm that has been in our family since 1908. We are part of CSA which stands for Community Supported Agriculture, a program of…

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  • Name WindSwept Meadows Farm
  • Stop Number 90
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone (315)788-1933
  • Address 17025 Co Rte 68 Watertown,NY
Wyn-De-Elm Farms grows seasonal herbs, fruit, vegetables, and berries. All produce is grown without using pesticides or chemical fertilizers. They have a roadside stand as well as attend several local…

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  • Name Wyn-De-Elms Farms
  • Stop Number 93
  • Type of stop Ag Producer
  • Phone 315-489-9615
  • Address 20598 Rome State Rd. Watertown, NY 13601
Yellow Barn Winery is the only winery in Watertown New York. Watertown has one of the most challenging climates to grow wine grapes in the United States. Here we can…

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  • Name Yellow Barn Winery
  • Stop Number 91
  • Type of stop Wineries & Vineyards
  • Phone 315-782-1824
  • Address 18876 County Route 66 Watertown, NY 13601
Zenda Farms Preserve is an agricultural heritage site managed by the Thousand Islands Land Trust. Over 400 acres of working hay and grazing fields and a number of steel barns,…

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  • Name Zenda Farm Historic Preserve
  • Stop Number 92
  • Type of stop Ag Attractions
  • Address 38973 Zenda Rd. Clayton, NY 13624