CNY Fresh – The Flavors of Central New York!

Fresh fruits and veggies. Unique brews and goodies. Fantastic outdoor markets and food-focused festivals. Take your pick in Central New York, a fresh destination with an endless selection of produce, sweets, drinks, dairy and agri-tourism attractions. Here’s a Thursday thru Saturday itinerary idea…


Visit North Star Orchards, Westmoreland, feature locally made products, a bakery, u-pick fields, fruits, veggies, plants and more! (

Head to the Village of Clinton for lunch at Nola’s, one of our locavore restaurants, then spend the afternoon exploring the Clinton Farmer’s Market. (

Dinner at The Tailor & The Cook, Utica, a locavore restaurant sourcing from 20+ local and regional producers. Reservations highly suggested. (


Head North for the Day!
Start your morning picking fresh lavender at Spring Creek Lavender Farm in Remsen. (

Travel to Heywood’s Blueberries, Remsen. U-pick farm with greenhouses of herbs and flowers too. (

Enjoy dinner at Piggy Pat’s Smoke & Ale House in New Hartford. A true southern BBQ restaurant sourcing locally!(


Utica Coffee Roasting Company, Wake the Hell Up!, Utica. Fresh roasted coffee and pastries for breakfast. (

Visit the Oneida County Public Market in historic Union Station, Utica, open Saturdays 9:00am to 1:00pm May – December; Second Saturdays only January – April (

Head over to Rome to spend the afternoon running through sunflower mazes at Wagner Farms and participate in The Sunflower Selfie Project