Suffolk County Farm is a Yaphank farm that has been in operation since 1870.

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined more than 3,000 residents at Yaphank’s Suffolk County Farm and Education Center. Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County (CCE Suffolk), the event includes horse-drawn carriage rides, music, food vendors, farm animal interactions, model airplane demonstrations, book readings, and games and activities for the kids.

Suffolk County Farm is a working farm in Yaphank that has been in operation since 1870. Managed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk since 1974, the site acts as a bridge between the organization’s programs and Suffolk’s agricultural heritage. The farm is open year-round and offers residents many programs and resources, including educational programs, gardening information, marine research, summer camps, nutrition programs, and more.

“Baby Animal Day is the most popular event at the Suffolk County Farm, allowing Long Island families to get outside to enjoy the warm weather and interact with our animals,” said CCE Suffolk Executive Director Vanessa Lockel. Thanks to Legislator Anker Show your support for Suffolk County Farm and our programs by participating in Animal Day. “

Founded in 1917, CCE Suffolk is a not-for-profit community educational institution dedicated to conserving the county’s agricultural resources, marine life, protecting our ecosystems, supporting families, providing youth with community service opportunities, and advancing research-based Science Education, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Part of the national land-grant university system, CCE Suffolk University is affiliated with Cornell University and its staff is comprised of educators, researchers, experts and support staff who are dedicated to making Suffolk County an ideal place to live and workplace.

CCE Suffolk is a subordinate government agency with an educational mission operating under an organizational model approved by Cornell University as an agency of the State of New York.

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