Living the Sweet Life in Cayuga County

Get the inside scoop from our Sweet Treat Trail Partners!!  Meet the makers with our blog series.

New Hope Mills

New Hope Mills signage

New Hope Mills started in Moravia, NY as a flour mill servicing the local farming community since 1823. Nearly 200 years later the business is still alive....

Gretchen's Confections

Gretchens Harriet Tubman Truffles

Gretchen Christenson, owner of Gretchen’s Confections, has wanted to be a chef since she was three years old. Gretchen grew up with a love of cooking, inspired by watching her dear grandmother create magnificent meals for family and friends. She often dreamed of...

Octane Social House

Octane Social House - Auburn NY

Coming soon to the former Nolan Building, Octane Social House will be a centrally located, limited-service relaxed environment social house providing high quality, approximately 70% locally sourced and farm-to-table food. You can expect bakery items and deconstructed sandwiches with...

Smokey Hollow Maple Syrup

Smokey Hollow Maple Sugar - NYS Maple Weekend

Producing pure New York Maple Syrup, Smokey Hollow offers live demonstrations and tours, free samples and of course, Maple Syrup.  Just follow the sweet smell to the sugar shack...

Taste the best of the Finger Lakes

Auburn Farmers Market

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...

It's Maple Syrup Time!

Collecting Sap at Smokey Hollow Maple Sugar

Winter has been dragging on and on and the beginning of March brought us some frigid weather.  This week temperatures are...

Apple Picking Time in the Finger Lakes

Apple Picking at Owen Orchards

It is apple picking time in the Finger Lakes! One great spot to spend a Saturday afternoon is Owen Orchards on...