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Harvest Season in Cayuga County

Monday, September 21, 2020 11:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Harvest season is calling!

Fall spice and everything nice! This is peak season for harvesting those beautiful grapes that make our favorite wines. Depending on the weather and the grapes, this season can start as early as mid-August and extend as late into the fall as November, December and January are the times for those precious ice wine grapes.

Great Grapes at Heart and Hands Wine Company

Fall and (September) is that magical time of year

Honey that is good for you inside, and out!

Monday, August 31, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Standing Stone Honey Products

Standing Stone Honey Products is family-owned and operated in Locke, a country area in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The business started in 1997 with the Woodburn family’s desire to avoid refined sugars. The goal is to provide customers with wholesome products at value prices.

The honey stand in Locke is open by appointment or chance. Products can also be

Farms to Tables in Cayuga County

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 2:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Farms to Tables in Cayuga County

You may not think “Agriculture” when you think vacation or tours, but you should! Cayuga County has farm-to-table eateries, cooking classes with renowned chefs that give you exclusive access you can’t experience anywhere else, throw in farm stands and farmer’s markets as far as the eye can see you have a winning destination. In 2017 the 225,204 acres of farmland

The Big Six Picnic & Cayuga Country Fair

Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:00 PM by Susan Marteney

Agriculture is alive and well in the Finger Lakes and if you don’t believe it, you better come on down to The Big 6 Picnic & Cayuga Country Fair. If you think you remember what the county fair was like in your home town and hanker to relive that memory, this is not to be missed! This all started back in the 1940’s and has been revived over the past three years and gets bigger and better each year.

Farmers market season is in high swing, with markets open at least a few hours a week in towns and villages throughout Cayuga County. These markets are great places to get the freshest local products, mingle with other shoppers and support the local economy. The atmosphere of a farmers market is often festive and a great way to experience local culture by getting to know the hard working people

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