Early Morning Farm booth at the Ithaca Farmers' Market, 06/10/2013 (Cornell University Photography)
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Enjoy the bounty of Ontario County! Find local producers here!

Local Foods

Ontario County is fortunate to be home to numerous local farms that produce a variety of unique foods. We want the public to know about and connect with our many farms, which is why Cornell Cooperative Extension publishes the Ontario County Local Food Guide each year. This year a new and updated Ontario County Local Food Guide is available!

The local food guide is a representation of the diversity of the producers providing you a farm fresh direct to you experience. This guide is not a complete listing of Ontario County's producers that sell locally, only those that wished to be listed. The guide will allow you to find local farms based on location and product. Be sure to start here for our guide to Ontario County farms!

If you are a farm located in Ontario County, or that sells product in Ontario County and would like to be listed in our local food guide please contact Nancy Anderson at nea8@cornell.edu

This photograph depicts a woman shopping at a mobile produce market, making healthy food choices from an array of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Farmers' Markets

Farmers' markets are a tradition as old as agriculture itself and Ontario County currently has eight community-based farmers' markets. Find a list of local markets here!

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CSA vegetables

Community Supported Agriculture Farms

Community Supported Agriculture or CSA is a food production and distribution system that directly connects farmers and consumers. Find a list of local CSA's here.

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Boy taking food items in a school cafeteria lunch line

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Farm to School is a program that puts food from local farms directly into school lunch rooms, providing student with fresh nutritious foods and educating them about where their food comes from.

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SNAP to Market graphics.

Using EBT & Coupons

Did you know that Food Stamps can be used for payment at local farmers' markets? Learn more about using EBT and FMNP Coupons here.

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Last updated June 1, 2018