13 Westchester Farms to Visit With Your Family
You don’t have to go far away to enjoy a day at the farm in Westchester. Throughout the County, you’ll find tons of Westchester farms for you and your kids see animals, buy farm fresh food, and enjoy incredible backdrops in a relaxing and peaceful environment.
Check out this list of where to go Strawberry Picking in and Around Westchester.
Enjoy a day at this 700+ acre farm where you and your kids can stroll the grounds looking at cows, chickens, goats, pigs, turkeys, and horses. The grounds also have a picnic benches for snacks and lunches and an on-site cafe. You’ll also find a museum and art gallery on the farm as well. Go on Sunday for their farmers’ market to make it all whole weekend experience. Popular events like morning farmer chores and happy helpers are a great way for kids to get involved and learn some skills about farm life. 51 NY-100, Katonah, NY 10536.
Your kids will love visiting Rochambeau Farm to see and feed the farm’s animals, which includes goats, sheeps, pigs, and chickens. The farm also has a store where you can get seasonal fruits and vegetables and baked goods from local producers such as Bella’s Bake Shop, LMNOP, 123 Dough Days, and more. 214 West Patent Rod, Mount Kisco, NY 10549.
And educational center, Fable: From Farm to Table is dedicated to sustainable agriculture. They have a market (open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:30am to 4:00pm) and a CSA program as well as cooking classes for children and teens. They also offer a Fable goat experience where families can get a private goat tour as well as feed, pet, and groom the goats. 1311 Kitchawan Road (Route 134), Ossining, NY 10562.
See some beautiful huacaya alpacas with your family at the Faraway Farm Alpacas. They are currently only open by appointment where you can experience a tour, or a variety of educational workshops throughout the year. 1307 Baptist Church Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
Best known for their apple picking events, Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard also offers tons of other events throughout the season. Right now, you can go for strawberry picking as well as blueberries are coming in July. They also have a farm store, a CSA program, and offer events throughout the year, including Yoga on the farm and storytelling. 130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560.
Located in Yorktown Heights, Hilltop Hanover Farm offers open access to their farm grounds where you can walk around the fields, see their cows and goats, or have a picnic. They also have an on-site farm to purchase farm-fresh food (open Friday from 1:00-5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am-4:00pm) and tons of educational workshops and events throughout the year, such as intro to beekeeping, pumpkin planting workshop, nature photography, and much more. 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
Hemlock Hill offers a meat and vegetable CSA to enjoy farm-fresh and pasture-raised meats. They also offer events and tours of the farm and have an on-site market to get a variety of local food items. 500 Croton Avenue, Cortlandt, NY 10567
This Yorktown Heights farm stand is one of the providers of many vegetables, produce, and herbs in Westchester. At this stand, you’ll find seasonal and organic produce – be sure to check out their harvest calendar for a listing of what’s in season. They are open from May – October 31st; Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-6:00pm and Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm. 329 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
This educational center is open from Wednesday- Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm. You and your family can enjoy tours and tastings, eco hikes, garden classes, and more. They also offer Family Field Trips two Saturdays per month. Make the day out of it and enjoy farm-fresh food from their cafeteria from the team at Blue Hill. Check out a complete listing of all of their experiences here. 630 Bedford Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591.
One of the oldest farms in Westchester County, you can visit Stuart’s Farm to pick-your-own apples, enjoy their pumpkin patch, or experience a hay ride. They also have an on-site store where you can get flowers and bakery goods. This also a popular location to get a pre-cut Christmas tree in the winter. 62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs NY, 10527.
White Oak Farm is the very last remaining commercial maple syrup producer in Westchester County, which comes from over 2,400 trees. At this farm, you and your family can also get honey and seasonal items like pumpkins, gourds, Christmas trees, and more. 680 Croton Lake Rod, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
A popular apple picking location, you can also get peaches, pumpkins, and Christmas trees at Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm. The farm also has a bakery to get some classic apple cider donuts (and more!), a winery, and a sweet country market. 1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
Visit Westchester Greenhouses & Farm for seasonal and farm-fresh produce. They also offer baked goods, milk, flowers, pots, and more. 332 West Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530.