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Oswego County Fun on the Farm Set July 9

MEXICO – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, in coordination with Appledale Orchards, is proud to announce the second annual Oswego County Fun on the Farm Day.

Mark your calendars for July 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This event will be held at Appledale Orchards, 5987 State Route 3, Mexico.

Their website explains, “Appledale Orchards is a family owned fruit farm that has been in business since 1956. Our family offers direct sales of home grown fruits, fresh pressed cider, pick your own apples, and much more! Appledale now has a beautiful country market that features our fresh cider and cider donuts, home baked goods, Ashley Lynn wine tastings and much more! Our motto at Appledale is to “Live ‘Appley”. Living ‘Appley means to our family that life should be happy and fruitful.”

“Oswego County Fun on the Farm will be a great opportunity for the public to see how their food is grown and learn more about the diverse, vibrant agriculture economy here in Oswego County” said Jonathan Schell, agriculture team coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County.

For more information about the Oswego County Fun on the Farm day, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County at 315-963-7286 or on Facebook.

Oswego County is a rural county, with a prosperous agricultural community. The diversity of land allows for the growth of a variety of agricultural products including onions, apples, meat, cheese, wine, maple syrup, honey, berries, plums, peaches, and a wide variety of vegetables.

Within the county there are at least seven local farmers markets, with one open almost every day of the week. The agricultural community in this county generates $47.6 million in annual revenue from 657 farms.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County interprets, disseminates and delivers research-based information and knowledge on issues relevant to Oswego County youth, individuals, families, farms, small business and communities.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

The office at 3288 Main St., Mexico.

For more information or for special assistance contact, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County at 315-963-7286.