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Apples aren't just for picking and eating. They make great tools for painting and stamping. Kids will love this 4th of July craft. Learn how to apple stamp.

We can not contain our excitement!!

We are deep into planning our school year calendar and things are changing for the better. To start, we decided our little ones deserve a day all to themselves. If you are a nursery school, preschool, kindergarten,1st grade or special...

There are so many things that make our family apple farm extra special. Our new guests and the ones that have been coming to our farm year after year is really at the heart of it. This year we have created some new and exciting special events to add to your pick your o...

Sunny with a chance of snow at the start of 2019. This apple turnover recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser for breakfast or dessert. Get kids cooking this winter and snacking on apples with this fun semi-homemade apple recipe. There are just a few simple ingredients th...

October 10, 2018

Warm and breezy is a nice change from the rain we have been having. Happy to see some of this mud drying up, but more rain expected tomorrow. Rain or shine the best place to have a birthday party in September and October is right here at Hurds Family Farm. Kids will ha...

August 16, 2018

Another 90 degree Sunny Day. Glad we had a few days of rain to plump up our growing apples and make them nice and juicy. All hands on deck putting the finishing touches on our NEW Wild Apple Obstacle Course built out of old farm equipment. Come play this weekend, post...

Finally a nice bit of rain for the corn, cucumbers and baby apples. Have some fun indoors! Get ready to come pick apples by making your own custom t-shirt. Be the apple of your new teachers eye when you wear it on the 1st day of school. This family friendly activity is...

Yesterday's rainy weather made today a beautiful sunny summer day with a high in the low 80s. We have an idea for how to keep kids entertained on your next road trip. Play eye spy with apple farm themed items. Kids will be engaged looking out the window while checking...

A beautiful sunny day and a bit of relief from the heat with a high of only 83° and a nice breeze. We had our 1st 2018 Summer group visit! When you make a reservation at Hurds in our Summer season you get the whole farm exclusively for your group. Our farm activities,...

Happy 4th of July! Hope you are enjoying the beautiful warm weather. A great day for a boat ride, swim or family picnic with cool drinks. We listened to feedback from our guests, analyzed data, and thought long and hard of how we could make your visit to our NY family...

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