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Zenda Farms Preserve, Community Garden and MacFarlane Trail

General Information

Address:
38973 Zenda Farm Rd
Clayton, NY 13624
USA

phone: 315-686-5345
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.tilandtrust.org

Attraction

Zenda Farms was a state-of-the-art dairy and beef farm that operated from 1939 into the late 1950s. The farm preserve includes the original Jamesway farm buildings, thought to be the only full set of their kind in North America. The preserve is surrounded by 405 acres of wetlands, forest, and hay meadows maintained for wildlife habitat which includes the LoisJean and John MacFarlane Trail and the Zenda Community Garden.  The Zenda Community Garden provides fresh, locally grown produce for participating local families, and a Kids Korner Garden and Natural Play Area which is open to the public. The 1.35-mile-long LoisJean and John MacFarlane Trail runs around the perimeter of a meadow and is a non-motorized trail for hiking, jogging & cross-country skiing. TILT’s plan for the future of Zenda Farms is to establish the preserve as a model for land conservation through community engagement and learning within its ecologically diverse and culturally historic farm setting.

Operating: Year Round