Farm Experiences in Farm Country
There are so many wonderful ways to experience Finger Lakes Farm Country. Visit farms and interact with the animals, take a class from the farmers, and pick up fresh local products at one of the many farmers markets. Explore farm experiences in Finger Lakes Farm Country.
Meet the Animals
Refresh and recharge while surrounded by some four-legged friends during goat yoga. ZiegenVine Homestead offers goat yoga out in a serene setting while participating in a vinyasa style yoga session lead by a certified instructor. The goats will frolic and play around you, and possibly cuddle! All levels of yoga experience welcome. Don’t forget a goat selfie before you leave! Book your goat yoga experience here.
Stroll down the road on an 18-acre farm and visit with a variety of animals at Farmland Animal Park. Horse and pony rides are available.
Mud Creek Bison Ranch lets visitors get up close and personal to bison on a self-guided driving tour.
Sunset View Creamery brings a new, one-of-a-kind experience to Finger Lakes Farm Country. Cow cuddling! Designed for education and enjoyment, guests will get to hang out with the gentle ladies. Hugs allowed! This experience is available from May-September. Register for your cow cuddling session now.
Take a Class
Healing Spirits Herb Farm offers classes focused on their herbs ranging from salve making, tea blending, herbal cosmetics, and herb planting. Check their schedule throughout the year to see what is happening on the farm.
Get up close and hands-on with mushrooms at Hawk Meadow Farm. From nature walks to mushroom workshops find events happening through the season.
Shop at Farmers Markets
All through Finger Lakes Farm Country there are farmers markets selling produce, meats, honey and jams, and other local farm products.
The Corning Farmers Market hosts local farmers and crafters in Riverfront Centennial Park every Thursday from June-October. Shop a variety of fresh local fruits and vegetables, flowers, local wine, baked goods and handmade crafts.
Visit the Chamberlain Acres Farmers Market year-round on Sundays. During the warmer months find the market outside, and during the cooler months the market moves inside the greenhouse. Visitors can expect to find vegetables, meats, cheeses, baked goods, jams and jellies, maple syrup, honey, and more.
Thursdays from May through September in downtown Elmira you’ll find Wisner Market. Local fruits and veggies, baked goods, plants, and more.
Find more farmers markets in Finger Lakes Farm Country on our events calendar.
Explore more and check out all of the farms, events, and experiences available in Finger Lakes Farm Country.
We encourage you to call or visit our farms and attractions individual websites before visiting for any updates and current availability. You can also visit our Safe Visit page for tips on how to make the most of your visit while protecting yourself and others.