Celebrate Queens Farm

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May 04, 2014

11am-4pm.

Queens County Farm Museum

Floral Park

All Ages

$5

Event description: What does Springtime mean? Find out at this celebration of all things Queens Farm. Watch sheep shearing and spinning demos, learn about the Community Compost Project, enjoy in-depth tours led by farmers, and pick up vegetable seedlings and flowers at the Spring Plant Sale. Be sure to visit the historic Adriance Farmhouse, open exclusively for this event with special treats for everyone. There will be live music, hayrides, and some of the city's local food on the farm all day.

Address: 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy
Floral Park, NY - New York 11004
Phone: 718-347-3276
Website: info@queensfarm.org

About Queens County Farm Museum


The Queens County Farm Museum dates back to 1697 and occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland. The farm encompasses a 47-acre parcel that is the longest continuously farmed site in New York State. The site includes historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, livestock, farm vehicles and implements, planting fields, an orchard, and an herb garden.

The grounds are open seven days a week, year-round from 10 am to 5 pm. Visit the Welcome Center to purchase goat feed, or go for a stroll around the farm to see fields, livestock, and farm implements. On Saturdays and Sundays they offer guided tours of the historic Adriance Farmhouse and seasonal hayrides (from April through October, weather permitting).

General admission is free, except during public events. Group visits by schools and organizations require advance reservations and admission fees apply.

 






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