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Handsome Brook Organic Farm

If you really want to get back to nature and get your hands dirty, book a weekend at the Handsome Brook Organic Farm. Handsome Brook is a sustainable farm nestled between the Catskill and the Adirondack Mountains, where you can actually become a part of the farm's day-to-day operations. On your stay, you can help pick the vegetables and weed the berry patches or you can groom and feed the animals. Handsome Brook wants to give you a fun, educational experience that deepens your relationship with the land and your food. You can be as busy as you desire, or you can just kick back and relax on the farm house's wide front porch. (Handsome Brook Organic Farm; 4132 East Handsome Brook Road, Franklin, NY; three hour drive from NYC)

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1 Comment

  1. natesmithny June 23, 2013 at 6:24 pm
    Found your blog doing research for my own article on Storm King - it's magical, right? Wasn't so keen on Fire Island though... Anyway my wife and I want to check out some of the other destinations. Thanks for posting!