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Featured Farm Fun/Pick-Your-Own

Indian Ladder Farms

Farm experiences can include apple and pumpkin picking, tasting fresh apple cider and cider doughnuts, hayrides through the orchards, walking the nature trails, and more. 342 Altamont Rd., Altamont, NY 12009. Tel: 518-765-2956. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Apple Hills

131 Brooks Rd., Binghamton, NY 13905. 607-729-2683. PYO: Apples, Berries. Other Activities: Petting zoo. Fee.

Becker Farms

3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport, NY 14067. 716-772-2211. PYO: Apples, Pumpkins. Other Activities: Hayrides, maze, petting zoo. Fee.

Blueberry Meadows

1414 Rowe Avenue, Weston, NY 14788. 716-373-2865. PYO: Blueberries. Fee.

Decker Farm

435 Richmond Hill Rd., NYC, NY 10314. 718-351-1611. Offers seasonal farm activities. Fee/Free.

Fix Brothers Inc.

215 White Birch Rd., Hudson, NY 12534. 518-828-7560 or 518-828-6485. Pick Your Own: Cherries, Peaches. Fee.

Fritz Lewin Farms

1989 Sound Ave., Calverton, NY 11933. 631-727-3346. Pick-Your-Own Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, Pears, Eggplant, String Beans, Beans, Corn. Hayrides by request. Fee.

Great Valley Berry Patch

5608 Humphrey Rd., Great Valley, NY 14741. 716-945-5221. Pick Your Own: Blueberries, Peas, Raspberries. Fee.

Hand Melon Farm

533 Wilbur Ave., Greenwich, NY 12834. 518-692-2376 or 518-692-7502. Pick Your Own: Blueberries, Peppers, Raspberries, Tomatoes. Fee.

Hawthorne Valley Farm

Engage in the seasonal rhythm of a Biodynamic farm through tours and demonstrations. 327 County Rte. 21C, Ghent, New York 12075. 518-672-7500, ext. 231. Cost: Fee.

Liberty Ridge Farm

29 Bevis Rd., Schaghticoke, NY 12154. 518-664-1515. Campers navigate the Capital Region’s largest corn maze and engage in Brad’s Barnyard activities, which are both recreational and educational. Fee.

McEnroe Organic Farm

Learn about the history of the farm, their agriculture practices, and their philosophy on a tour around the grounds with your group. 5409 Route 22, Millerton, New York 12546. Tel: 518-789-0319. Cost: Fee.

Sprout Creek Farm

34 Lauer Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. 845-485-8438. Offers a fun and educational experience at a real working farm. Tours and activities focus on fostering cooperation skills, offering real farm experiences, and giving students the opportunity to learn by doing things themselves. Fee.