2015 Chatham Area Farm Tour

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:00am-4:00pm

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Love Apple Farm

Serving the community for over 40 years with tree-ripe fruit. Opening a new 9,000 square foot store and farmstead in 2016. Tree-ripened cherries, blueberries, gooseberries, nectarines, peaches, apples in season. Petting zoo, playground and pond. 1421 State Route 9H, Ghent

Little Ghent Farm

Little Ghent Farm is the realization of a 2 1/2 year project to re-imagine and re-build a 75 acre family farm and is dedicated
to bridging food, farming and community. They produce pork products, Animal Welfare Approved whole chickens and eggs, sourdough breads and focaccia along with other seasonal baked goods and prepared foods using farm grown and other local produce. Guided tours at noon and 2:00 pm. 282 Snyder Road, Ghent 518-392-0804

Kinderhook Farm

With fields and operations spanning Ghent and Chatham, visit the center of activity to learn more about raising grass-fed beef, lamb, pastured pork and chickens. A farm store offers beef, lamb, pork as well as raw honey, chicken and eggs for sale. Tours throughout the day. 1958 County Route 21 (at the end of Garner Rd.), Ghent 518-929-3075

The Berry Farm

The Berry Farm, since 1982, is a local, family-owned and operated farm and farm store. Specializing in natural, organic and local produce and products as well as no spray, pesticide-free greens and vegetables from their greenhouses throughout the year. Voted “Best Farm Market” and “Best Food Market” in Columbia County. Locavore Award winner! 2304 State Route 203, Chatham 518-392-4609

Staron’s Farm Stand

A family-run farm for 35 years, they grow a variety of fresh vegetables and fruits. Farm-raised beef is also available. Open everyday June through October. 4 Merwin Road (at State Route 203), Chatham 518-392-2920

Ooms Farm

The largest dairy operation in Chatham sells wholesale milk and is a multi-generational dairy farm in business for over 50 years. See the new robotic milking machine! Tours on the hour from noon to 4:00 pm. 215 County Route 28A, Chatham Center

G Equine Advocates Safe Home Equine Rescue & Sanctuary

Equine Advocates promotes the humane and responsible treatment of equines through rescue operations, advocacy work and education. Come and meet the 82 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys & mules that reside at the sanctuary which is a model for the way horses should live. Special event: Wildlife photography class at 10 by professional Jim Craner. Email karen@equinead- vocates.org to reserve a space as class size is limited. 3212 State Route 66, Chatham 518-245-1599

Highland Farm

Highland Farm raises chickens, heritage breed turkeys and heritage breed pigs, which are pasture-raised and fed local organic grains. They also pasture Black Angus for Kinderhook Farm in the summer months. Come visit the animals, tours throughout the day. Farm store open with their chickens, honey and maple syrup for sale and taking reservations for turkeys and pork. 395 Highland Road, Old Chatham

Spruce Ridge Farm

A farm raising alpacas, as well as pigs, chickens, turkeys and cattle, with a farm shop full of soft, warm alpaca apparel, toys and more. Local vendors and demonstrations of weaving, spinning and knitting. Kids activities. Also open Sunday the 27th 10:00 – 4:00, as well as every Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 434 County Route 13 (at Highland Road), Old Chatham 518-330-6294

Little Brook Farm

Welcome to one of the most diverse equine facilities in the nation. Established in 1977, LBF has successfully combined equine rescue with educational programs, including riding instruction. Demos include drill teams with hands-on activities and tours throughout the day. 548 County Route 13 (at Pitt Hall Road), Old Chatham

Raven and Boar

A family-owned farm with small herds of heritage breed pigs raised with care on open pasture and forest. Their Hudson Valley Charcuterie products include pates, rilettes, sausages and pork cuts. Serving sausages and tastings from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Products available for purchase. 111 County Route 34, East Chatham 518-794-0125