Rules & Farm Policies

        We are a working farm and orchard.  The safety and well being of your family is important to our family and staff.  For your safety, please observe the following guidelines:

  • All apples must be harvested into pre-purchased Hurds Family Farm bags. Pumpkins must be purchased and stickered before exiting the farm.

  • Wristbands for activities must be worn on wrists and visible at all times.

  • We may from time to time, without prior notice and without refund or compensation, restrict access to parts of the orchard or close activities.

  • We are a Smoke Free Farm, No Smoking or Vaping on Property

  • Visitors age 14 and under must be accompanied by a chaperone older than 14.

  • Friendly dogs are welcome. They must be leashed at all times and owners are responsible for cleaning up after them.

  • Outside food is NOT allowed in the pavillion, but you may picnic on the farm. No alcohol or glass containers.

  • The farm closes promptly at 5pm. All vehicles must be off property by 5:30pm.

  • Tents are for private events only. No tables on the farm can be reserved for more than 30 minutes unless they are part of a scheduled rental.

  • Please keep our farm beautiful and be considerate of others by taking turns at activities and depositing trash in designated receptacles.

  • Read and follow all posted signs.

  • Wear appropriate attire for hiking outdoors and come prepared for the weather.

  • Climbing apple trees or fences is not allowed.

  • Irrigation ponds are off limits.

  • Radios, bikes, skateboards, scooters, motorized vehicles, grills are not permitted at the farm. Playing ball is also prohibited.

  • Shirts and shoes are required at all times.

  • We reserve the right to inspect packages, bags, and containers.

  • We reserve the right to escort to their vehicle and off property any individuals or groups who are acting in ways deemed harmful to our animals or the farm, or that impinge upon the enjoyment of the farm by other guests.

  • Weapons of any kind are not allowed on the property.

  • Hurds Family Farm is not responsible for the loss, theft or damage to personal property.

  • BEFORE STARTING YOUR ON-FARM ACTIVITY, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO READ THE POSTED WARNING TO VISITORS AND VISITOR RESPONSIBILITIES SIGNS TO LEARN ABOUT: • The risks inherent to participating in on-farm activities; and  • Your responsibilities when participating in the activities on this working farm.

  • The solicitation of visitors, or the selling of any items is prohibited.

  • Visitors may be filmed, photographed, or recorded by Hurds Family Farm or authorized guest for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on the HFF website and social media platforms and print advertisements without compensation to the visitor. Please inform the HFF staff if you would prefer to not be photographed.

  • Non-commercial photography for personal use is allowed. Professional photographers must contact our media department at information@hurdsfamliyfarm.com for permission to take photos. Any photos taken and then posted publicly must credit Hurds Family Farm as the location.

  • If you see something that concerns you please tell a Hurds team member.

Eileen & Mike say "The workers are great. They are very helpful and have a way of making you and the visitors feel at ease. Pop and Nana visited with our grandkids and enjoyed the heck out of the short time. Will come again."

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Address 2187 State Route 32 Modena, NY 12548

Tel 845-883-7825 

Fax 845-883-6300

Mailing Address: PO Box 403 Clintondale, NY 12515