This fourth of July, Catskills Family Creameries will be holding their second annual open house tour of seven small family farm dairies located in Deleware, Ulster, and Schoharie counties. Combining every young parent's two favorite words: fun and affordable, from noon to five participating dairies will be open to the public, offering visitors an opportunity to tour the dairy facilities, and meet the cows and goats that produce their milk.
Attend the Columbia Land Conservancy’s 2013 Country Barbecue and celebrate the rural beauty of Columbia County. Enjoy local food, beautiful views, live music, circus performers, demonstrations on rural traditions, and kids’ activities. Sunday, May 26th in Livingston, NY. clctrust.org/barbecue.
Billiam van Roestenberg is a community farm activist, maintaining one of the few organic apple orchards in New York State, which was nominated for the “Top Ten Apple Picking Farms in America” in Travel + Leisure magazine.