Jefferson County is a strong agricultural county. With nearly 40% of our land within the County in agriculture, it’s hard not to develop an appreciation for our farms and the great food they produce. We encourage you to learn more by visiting our pages here. We provide agricultural statistics, a map to help you find where you can buy local food, information about agricultural tourism destinations and a whole lot more!
1000 Island’s Agricultural TourHear the stories…, See the fields…, Pet the animals…, Smell the cider…, Taste the wine…, The 1000 Islands Ag Tour… the sensible family outing! Our Farms Talk! Look for this sign indicating cell phone audio tours throughout Jefferson County.
Learn More at www.agvisit.com
The Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society: Agricultural MuseumThe museum is a great place to learn about the history of agriculture in the North Country. Many old buildings have been moved to the site so visitors can walk through authentic agricultural buildings as they have fun learning about our heritage.
Cross Island FarmsLocated on 102 acres on Wellesley Island in the beautiful 1000 Islands Region of the St. Lawrence River in Jefferson County, Northern NY.
Old McDonald's FarmChildren have been bringing their parents to our 1200-acre working dairy and crop farm since 1986. Old McDonald's Farm Village is among the many attractions that bring thousands of visitors to the 1000 Islands region of New York State each year!
Rhodes Greenhouse and Garden Center
- Northern New York's Largest Grower of Spring Plants
- 40,000 Square Feet growing range on 8.5 acres
- Spring Bedding Plants
- Hanging Baskets
- and more...