Join us for this free, family-friendly event showcasing Tompkins County's agriculture!

Join us for this free, family-friendly event showcasing Tompkins County's agriculture!

Kunekune heritage pigs at Bel Canto Farms
Image by Barbara Rossi

Kunekune heritage pigs at Bel Canto Farms

Tour Laughing Goat Fiber Farm and see angora and cashmere goats, alpacas, and sheep
Image by Sandy Repp

Tour Laughing Goat Fiber Farm and see angora and cashmere goats, alpacas, and sheep

Bison at Glenwood Farms in Ithaca

Bison at Glenwood Farms in Ithaca

Bring a cooler and buy farm fresh products at many sites!

Bring a cooler and buy farm fresh products at many sites!

This year's tour features two dairy farms!
Image by Sandy Repp

This year's tour features two dairy farms!

Don't miss the delicious apple cider donuts -- and APPLES! -- at LittleTree Orchards

Don't miss the delicious apple cider donuts -- and APPLES! -- at LittleTree Orchards

Find out how new farmers learn their craft at Groundswell

Find out how new farmers learn their craft at Groundswell

Tour the farm and brewery at Hopshire Farms (yes, there will be samples!)
Image by Hopshire Farms

Tour the farm and brewery at Hopshire Farms (yes, there will be samples!)

You've been to the Piggery store, now visit the farm and meet the pigs!

You've been to the Piggery store, now visit the farm and meet the pigs!

Hawk Meadow Farm in Trumansburg features mushrooms and medicinals made from them.
Image by Sandy Repp

Hawk Meadow Farm in Trumansburg features mushrooms and medicinals made from them.

Oechsner Farms in Newfield is a certified organic grain farm

Oechsner Farms in Newfield is a certified organic grain farm

Open Farm Days


2018 Open Farm Days is a FREE 2-day annual event that invites visitors to experience local agriculture up-close. On Saturday and Sunday, August 11 & 12 from 12-4pm each day, farms across Tompkins County, New York will open their gates, barns and pastures to the public for farm tours, demonstrations, food tastings, and animal interaction for an afternoon of family-friendly farm fun!


Farms on the west side of Cayuga Lake are open from 12-4pm on Saturday, August 11, while farms on the east side of the lake are open from 12-4pm on Sunday, August 12.  Bring a cooler -- many farms will have products to sell, and there are additional farm markets along the way!


Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County and the Tompkins County Ag & Farmland Protection Board. Made possible in part by a grant from the Tompkins County Tourism Program.

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2018 Saturday Tour Sites

From 12-4pm on Saturday, August 11, you can visit local farms on the west side of Cayuga Lake, in Trumansburg, Ithaca and Newfield.

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2018 Sunday Tour Sites

From 12-4pm on Sunday, August 12, you can visit local farms on the west side of Cayuga Lake, in Brooktondale, Caroline, Freeville, Groton & Lansing.

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Last updated July 18, 2018