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February 23: Closed except for special events

Today at the Farm
Upcoming Events
  • Sugaring Off Sundays

    Mar 4 2018

    Experience Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum!
    The perfect family day-trip this winter!

    March 4, 11, 18, and 25 - Every Sunday in March!
    Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Join friends and family on Sundays this March for another season of Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum. The weekly event begins March 4 and continues each Sunday during the month (March 4, 11, 18, and 25), offering contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, fun activities for the kids, and much more. A full pancake breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausage, and home fries is served from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with all other activities scheduled 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    There is “sweet” fun planned for everyone each Sunday. Taste hot maple syrup poured over snow, known as jack wax. Children learn how to tap maple trees. Watch our talented craftspeople at work in the Blacksmith Shop. Stay warm as you ride the Empire State Carousel inside its heated enclosure. Wagon rides around the historic village are offered from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting). At the Children’s Barnyard, admire our Heritage breeds of chickens, turkeys, and sheep. 

    The Otsego County Maple Producers will be on hand to talk about maple sugaring and offer local maple products for sale. Delicious local maple syrup is served at the Sugaring Off Sundays pancake breakfast.

    Find 50% off select books in Todd's General Store.

    Sugaring Off Sundays are held March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (breakfast); 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (activities). Admission: $10 (adults 13+); $9 (museum members); $6 (children 7-12); $5 (museum members 7-12); $3 (children 3-6); and free for children 2 and under. Admission includes full breakfast. No reservations are required. Museum shops will be open.

    Sponsored in part by Bank of Cooperstown, Haggerty Ace Hardware, and The Otsego County Maple Producers. 

    The Farmers’ Museum is located at 5775 Route 80, Cooperstown, N.Y., 13326. Visit FarmersMuseum.org for more information.

  • Sugaring Off Sundays

    Mar 11 2018

    Experience Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum!
    The perfect family day-trip this winter!

    March 4, 11, 18, and 25 - Every Sunday in March!
    Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Join friends and family on Sundays this March for another season of Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum. The weekly event begins March 4 and continues each Sunday during the month (March 4, 11, 18, and 25), offering contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, fun activities for the kids, and much more. A full pancake breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausage, and home fries is served from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with all other activities scheduled 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    There is “sweet” fun planned for everyone each Sunday. Taste hot maple syrup poured over snow, known as jack wax. Children learn how to tap maple trees. Watch our talented craftspeople at work in the Blacksmith Shop. Stay warm as you ride the Empire State Carousel inside its heated enclosure. Wagon rides around the historic village are offered from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting). At the Children’s Barnyard, admire our Heritage breeds of chickens, turkeys, and sheep. 

    The Otsego County Maple Producers will be on hand to talk about maple sugaring and offer local maple products for sale. Delicious local maple syrup is served at the Sugaring Off Sundays pancake breakfast.

    Find 50% off select books in Todd's General Store.

    Sugaring Off Sundays are held March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (breakfast); 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (activities). Admission: $10 (adults 13+); $9 (museum members); $6 (children 7-12); $5 (museum members 7-12); $3 (children 3-6); and free for children 2 and under. Admission includes full breakfast. No reservations are required. Museum shops will be open.

    Sponsored in part by Bank of Cooperstown, Haggerty Ace Hardware, and The Otsego County Maple Producers. 

    The Farmers’ Museum is located at 5775 Route 80, Cooperstown, N.Y., 13326. Visit FarmersMuseum.org for more information.

  • Sugaring Off Sundays

    Mar 18 2018

    Experience Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum!
    The perfect family day-trip this winter!

    March 4, 11, 18, and 25 - Every Sunday in March!
    Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Join friends and family on Sundays this March for another season of Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum. The weekly event begins March 4 and continues each Sunday during the month (March 4, 11, 18, and 25), offering contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, fun activities for the kids, and much more. A full pancake breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausage, and home fries is served from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with all other activities scheduled 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    There is “sweet” fun planned for everyone each Sunday. Taste hot maple syrup poured over snow, known as jack wax. Children learn how to tap maple trees. Watch our talented craftspeople at work in the Blacksmith Shop. Stay warm as you ride the Empire State Carousel inside its heated enclosure. Wagon rides around the historic village are offered from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting). At the Children’s Barnyard, admire our Heritage breeds of chickens, turkeys, and sheep. 

    The Otsego County Maple Producers will be on hand to talk about maple sugaring and offer local maple products for sale. Delicious local maple syrup is served at the Sugaring Off Sundays pancake breakfast.

    Find 50% off select books in Todd's General Store.

    Sugaring Off Sundays are held March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (breakfast); 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (activities). Admission: $10 (adults 13+); $9 (museum members); $6 (children 7-12); $5 (museum members 7-12); $3 (children 3-6); and free for children 2 and under. Admission includes full breakfast. No reservations are required. Museum shops will be open.

    Sponsored in part by Bank of Cooperstown, Haggerty Ace Hardware, and The Otsego County Maple Producers. 

    The Farmers’ Museum is located at 5775 Route 80, Cooperstown, N.Y., 13326. Visit FarmersMuseum.org for more information.

  • Workshop: Balms & Salves

    Mar 24 2018

    Workshop: Balms & Salves
    Saturday, March 24, 2018 • 10:00–2:00 pm

    Stock your medicine cabinet with a variety of home-made remedies for everyday ailments – bruises, cuts, burns or sore muscles – all made from natural products! Learn about the properties of plants, from the back yard as well as from the spice rack, and how to make tinctures, extracts, balms, salves and rubs, then make your own to take home. It’s a cheap, natural and fun alternative to a trip to the pharmacy!

    Location: Creamery Classroom

    Requires advance registration, please visit link coming soon!

    Please bring an apron or comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.

  • Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Blacksmithing

    Mar 24 2018

    Americana Academy Workshop: Introduction to Blacksmithing
    Saturday, March 24 • 10:00 am-2:00 pm           

    Discover the art of blacksmithing in this introductory course where you will learn the essentials of forge safety, building and maintaining a fire, handling tools, heating metal, and starting on your own creations. Under the instruction and guidance of our master blacksmith, you will make your own forged hooks to take home – a nice addition to any kitchen or garage! This course is suitable for absolute beginners (18 years minimum).

    Location: Field Blacksmith Shop

    Please wear natural-fiber only clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (wool, cotton, leather… – NO synthetics) with full-length sleeves and legs. No open-toed shoes. Protective gear provided.

    Requires advance registration, please call (607) 547-1461.

    About Americana Academy
    The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Finally, we have hands-on educational opportunities to match: Introducing the Americana Academy! With a vast array of workshops for every level of experience, the Americana Academy allows people to develop real trade and craft skills from silversmithing to hand-sewing and everything in-between. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their tool belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!

  • Sugaring Off Sundays

    Mar 25 2018

    Experience Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum!
    The perfect family day-trip this winter!

    March 4, 11, 18, and 25 - Every Sunday in March!
    Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Join friends and family on Sundays this March for another season of Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum. The weekly event begins March 4 and continues each Sunday during the month (March 4, 11, 18, and 25), offering contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, fun activities for the kids, and much more. A full pancake breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausage, and home fries is served from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with all other activities scheduled 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    There is “sweet” fun planned for everyone each Sunday. Taste hot maple syrup poured over snow, known as jack wax. Children learn how to tap maple trees. Watch our talented craftspeople at work in the Blacksmith Shop. Stay warm as you ride the Empire State Carousel inside its heated enclosure. Wagon rides around the historic village are offered from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting). At the Children’s Barnyard, admire our Heritage breeds of chickens, turkeys, and sheep. 

    The Otsego County Maple Producers will be on hand to talk about maple sugaring and offer local maple products for sale. Delicious local maple syrup is served at the Sugaring Off Sundays pancake breakfast.

    Find 50% off select books in Todd's General Store.

    Sugaring Off Sundays are held March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (breakfast); 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (activities). Admission: $10 (adults 13+); $9 (museum members); $6 (children 7-12); $5 (museum members 7-12); $3 (children 3-6); and free for children 2 and under. Admission includes full breakfast. No reservations are required. Museum shops will be open.

    Sponsored in part by Bank of Cooperstown, Haggerty Ace Hardware, and The Otsego County Maple Producers. 

    The Farmers’ Museum is located at 5775 Route 80, Cooperstown, N.Y., 13326. Visit FarmersMuseum.org for more information.

  • Museum Reopens

    Mar 31 2018

    The Farmers' Museum reopens for the season at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 31.  We hope to see you!

     

  • Garden Hacks

    Apr 8 2018

    Garden Hacks
    Sundays, April 8-October 28, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Location: Main Barn

  • Workshop: Hot Frame Gardening

    Apr 14 2018

    Workshop: Hot Frame Gardening
    Saturday, April 24 • 10:00 am-2:00 pm

    Jump-start your garden with this ancient technique that can beat the late winter cold! You will first construct your own 3 ft x 2 ft frame to take home, then learn how to set it up by working on the hot frames in our own historic gardens. We’ll even send you home with a hand-picked variety of heirloom seeds and seedlings to get started right away!

    Location: Creamery Classroom / Lippitt Farmstead garden

    Requires advance registration; please register at link coming soon!

    Please wear comfortable and warm clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bringing gardening gloves is recommended.

  • Garden Hacks

    Apr 15 2018

    Garden Hacks
    Sundays, April 8-October 28, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Location: Main Barn