The Summer Season Returns with Farmshed CNY’s 2nd Annual U-Pick Organic Strawberry Party!
Does anything better symbolize summer than a sweet, sun-ripened, organic strawberry? No way! That’s why Farmshed CNY is hosting the 2nd Annual U-Pick Strawberry Party at Cobblestone Valley Farm in Preble, NY, Sunday, June 29th, from 11am-2pm. In addition to a U-Pick Strawberry field filled with plump, certified organic strawberries ready for the picking, there will be a pop-up farmers market featuring over a dozen local farms and food producers, light fare and refreshments, live music, and more.
The Tully Free Library will be back with free books to give away to young readers, as well as a special treat – Robots! – which are sure to be a hit. Paul and Maureen Knapp, owners of Cobblestone Valley Farm, will be grilling organic beef hamburgers and sausages; Critz Farms will sample their award-winning Harvest Moon Hard Ciders; and Coffee Mania of Homer and Simple Roast Coffee of Syracuse will be pouring hot and iced coffees. Joining them will be Main Street Farms, Kriemhild Dairy, 2 Kids Goat Farm, The Owl and the Pussycat, Zimmer’s Bakes, and more, along with Sustainable Cortland and Slow Food CNY.
Families, friends, and farmers from all over the region are invited to gather for the return of this singular event celebrating Central New York’s bountiful growing season. Entry is free, strawberries will be weighed out per pound, and vendors will accept cash for their local food and beverage offerings.
“I want this be a family event, an event that people from all over our region gather to celebrate, and that we can return to year-after-year promoting more and more farms.” – Neil Miller/ Founder of Farmshed CNY
Farmshed CNY maintains a comprehensive Directory of direct-market farms, farmers markets, and regional food and beverage producers in Central New York, the Mohawk Valley and the Finger Lakes. The Farmshed CNY Directory is available online at http://www.farmshedcny.com.
Cobblestone Valley Farm is located at 2023 Preble Road, Preble, NY 13141. They specialize in organically grown strawberries, eggs, chicken and beef.