2015 Farm Tour

Cattaraugus County Ag Development Board had a farm tour in Cattaraugus County on Sept. 15, 2015. Everyone is welcome on the farm tours.

Agribusinesses visited

  • Finch family of Eco Valley Farm in Allegany, NY, raises organic-registered black angus on their farm and does business consulting.
  • Mark Printz of Canticle Farm in Allegany, NY, a Community Supported Agriculture, sponsored by the Francisian Sisters of Allegany, that has been producing quality, locally grown vegetables since 2001.
  • Dan Evans of Pleasant Valley Greenhouse & Nursery in Olean, NY, a greenhouse that has been open for over 30 years.  We have the Southern Tier’s most extensive selection of hardy plants, annuals and perennials, fruit and vegetable plants, hanging baskets and trees and shrubs.  All are products are selected especially for our area and our unique climate.
  • Randy Sprague of Sprague's Maple Farms in Portville, NY, a maple syrup business with a beautiful restaurant, store, sugar house, offers maple syrup tours during the year and parts for your maple syrup operation.

Interested in hosting OR attending a county farm tour? Contact us

Please note that still we have photos to add!

Table display at Eco Valley Farm
Finch Family talking about Eco Valley Farm
Some of the participants in the tour
Angus cows and calves at Eco Valley Farm
A view of the pastures with black angus cows at Eco Valley Farm
Black angus cows coming over to greet Mr. Finch and visitors at Eco Valley Farm
Tour of Canticle Farm in Allegany, NY
High tunnel tomatoes at Canticle Farm
Canticle Farm
Flowers at Pleasant Valley Greenhouse & Nursery
Randy Sprague prepping goodies for a tour of Sprague's Maple Farms
Randy Sprague discussing maple syrup process

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