Organic Foods and More
Frog Pond Farm
Included below is information
about excellent farms offering a variety of organic meats and produce,
Farmers' Markets, and interesting specialty shops.
Pine Ridge Groceries 4076 State Hwy 206 Bainbridge, NY
(607)-967-5926 A surprising store specializing in bulk foods, nuts, seeds,
jams, jellies, plus natural and homemade sauces. They offer fresh baked
breads, and have an excellent deli with a good selection of meats and
cheeses from the Lancaster, PA area. An excellent choice for light picnic
fare. 5.5 miles.
Farms, Route 7, Bainbridge, NY. 1 mile West of Bainbridge, between
Bainbridge and Afton, (607) 967-2009 "The Frog" is open April through
October, a place where you can still sample the produce first. You will
see a veritable feast of fruits, vegetables, flowers and plants, many of
which are locally grown, plus an experience you will long remember. They
also offer an intriguing selection of livestock, local farm eggs, cheese,
honey, maple syrup and other locally produced items. 8 miles. (See photo
Evans Farmhouse Creamery State Hwy 23, 2 mi East from Route 12
Norwich, NY 607-334-5339 .The Evan's family signature farm product is
their certified organic, vat pasteurized, creamline (non-homogenized)
milk, produced by their herd of pasture-raised Holstein cattle. The
richer, creamier all-natural milk produced by Evans' Jersey cows is used
to make organic European-style yogurt, which comes in a variety of
delicious flavors. Besides organic milk and yogurt, there are butter,
cheeses, grains and meats. 16.5 miles.
Natural Borders Farm 2003 State Highway 220, McDonough, NY (607)
647-9227 and 5043. The farm specializes in raising grass-fed beef, pigs
and free-range chicken in addition to honeybees. Products are available
seasonally and eggs year-round. Beef and pork are sold by prior
arrangement. Visitors are welcome. 21.5 miles.
Full Quiver Farm - 367 Smith-Kingsman Road, McDonough, NY Phone:
(607) 656-5449 Their Cornish-cross chickens are certified naturally grown
on this family-run, pastured poultry farm. They do all processing on-site
and the birds will be available for pick up at the farm or at the Syracuse Farmers Market on Saturdays and Sundays. Advance orders are
appreciated. : 21.5 Miles.
Lamb's Quarters Organic Farm 213 Pierce Rd., Plymouth, NY Phone: (607)
334-3481 all the livestock is pasture-raised. Lamb, goose, chicken and
goat are all available from the farm store. They also offer homegrown
produce, which varies by season. Please call ahead. 24.3 Mile.
Magpie Farms Winery www.magpiemead.com
1849 State Highway 41 o Bainbridge NY 13733 o (607) 639-4400 is located on 87 acres of rolling hills and retired farmlands. The Winery offers tasty medieval honey and fruit meads in limited production sizes. This allows more care to be taken with each batch so what you taste is nothing short of quality.
Stone and Thistle Farm 1211 Kelso Road, East Meredith, NY (607)
278-5773, www.stoneandthistlefarm.com The Kortright Creek Creamery on the farm sells bottled raw and pasteurized grass-fed goat milk and
registered Saanen and Toggenburg dairy goats. Scottish Highland cattle,
Tamworth pigs, lambs, goats, chickens, turkeys, etc. are featured.
Products are sold at the on-site farm store and the Oneonta Farmers'
Market. Please call about our farm tours. 31.4 Miles.
Birdsong Organic Gardens, LLC, Unadilla, New York, 607-563-7310.
Organic Vegetable gardens since 1983. Field gardens established on rolling uplands, which were pastureland and a large hay meadow on the family farm from the 1930's. Located in the town of Unadilla, NY, overlooking the Susquehanna River Valley. A wide assortment of vegetables are raised in accordance with local organic guidelines: Made-to-order organic fertilizers, Crop rotations and companion planting, green manures. Emphasis is on producing nutritious, delicious food.
of our favorite U-pick farms:
Stone Hill Blueberries, Coventry, NY. 607-693-3333. U-pick
delicious organically grown blueberries open from July to Labor Day.
Fantasy Fruit Farm, Blower Hill Road, Afton, N.Y. , (607) 639-2075,
Summer & fall strawberries, fall raspberries, apples, blueberries.
Heller's Farm Market, East River Road, Bainbridge, N.Y. 607-967-8440, U-pick strawberries & blueberries, Christmas trees.