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Cultivate Herkimer

Discover the freshest foods in Herkimer County! Cultivate Herkimer is a guide to local farms, agricultural businesses and eating well here in the Mohawk Valley.

Photo By: Bob Ostrander

Local Farms

Spotlighting farms that produce or serve Herkimer County, the Farms Directory provides an interactive map and database to find local foods near you.

Farmers’ Markets

Bringing area producers together, farmers’ markets are a great place to get to know your farmer. Find the markets nearest to you and their hours.


Farm Resource Directory

Farming or homesteading in Herkimer County and need help with a technical problem or access to banking services? Look here for information ranging from critical growing information like soil types and appropriate vegetable varieties to grow in this region to a directory of agricultural businesses. 

Getting Ready for Spring by Garden Planning & Seed Starting

Herkimer County Local Foods Map

Mount Markham FFA

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Why eat local?

Local foods carry the freshness of the season, delivering superior taste for your recipes. Traveling less distance means that local foods bring greater nutritional value to your plate while reducing carbon emissions and keeping money here in Herkimer County. Supporting our local farms, economy, and the planet? I’ll take another helping!


Dolgeville Violet Festival

Main Street, Dolgeville, NY 13329


Village of Dolgeville Blueberries, Blues & BBQ

Plowe Park, Corner of South Main St and Cramer Lane, Dolgeville, 13329


Herkimer County Fair

135 Cemetery St, Frankfort

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