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Farm to Fork Experiences

Ithaca can be whatever you want it to be, a relaxing oasis in the rolling hillside, or a colorful and adventurous city to explore. From u-pick and family friendly experiences, to live music and spectacular culinary experiences, Ithaca has the vibe you’re looking for. Ithaca is the perfect place to refreshing yourself: expand your taste buds, pick your own food, or wake up in a farm cottage all your own. With more restaurants per capita than NYC, numerous wineries/cideries/breweries/distilleries, artisan cheese makers, local butcher shops, and an underlying foodie culture, Ithaca is ideal for those who want a new taste of life.

Hopshire Farm and Brewery
Hopshire Farm and Brewery | Photo by Allison Usavage


Farm-to-Fork Ithaca Experiences

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Past Events:
Press Bay Alley Holiday Markets
International Rutabaga Curling Championship
Wassailing at Redbyrd Orchards


Private Tasting at Eve's Cidery | Photo courtesy of Eve's Cidery
Private Tasting at Eve's Cidery | Photo courtesy of Eve's Cidery

Popular tours and activities include: 
Ithaca Farmers Market
Named Zagat's #4 Must-Visit Farmer's Market
Open Saturdays (9am-3pm) in April
Saturday and Sundays (10am-3pm) in May

Ithaca is Foodies Culinary Tours 
Named USA Today's #4 Best Food Tour in North America

Experience! The Finger Lakes
Tours galore! A variety of wine and craft beverage tours showcasing the bounty of the region, along with sightseeing tours, group packages (glamping, boating, family, and more), and private events such as sommelier tastings.

Eve's Cidery
Join us for a private in-depth tasting in the cider barn. The appointment lasts for about 1 hour and you can expect your host to pour a range of ciders, discuss farming and production methods and give a tour of the working cidery. 

Gourds grown, dried and crafted on the land. Carve scenic images, fun patterns or cute characters into your gourd...from lamps to vases, dollhouses, nightlights and more, visitors to Gourdlandia are delighted at what can emerge from a gourd. Check their calendar or call for availability. 

Trying to fully immerse yourself? Stay at one of our farm cottages, B&Bs and glamping options.

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2020 Visit Ithaca Travel Guide
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Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau
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904 East Shore Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850
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