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“In 1975 Beak & Skiff diversified from the strictly wholesale business of past years by opening our pick your own orchard on what has become” known as Apple Hill

“In 2001 we branched out again by creating our line of Hard Ciders.”

Apple Hill Campus (Visitors)

1911 Tasting Room & Cafe and General Store NOW OPEN
HOURS: 10am – 6pm every day, last wagon ride for apple picking at 5pm.
2708 Lords Hill Road (Rte. 80)
LaFayette, NY 13084
Phone: (315) 696-6085
Email: info@beakandskiff.com

Beak & Skiff Business Office

4472 Cherry Valley Turnpike (Rte. 20)
LaFayette, NY 13084
Phone: (315) 677-5105
If you are calling about distribution of our 1911 products (vodka, gin, hard cider) please click here

Visit their website by clicking here

Posted: Sunday, September 7th, 2014 @ 4:23 pm by Nakeia Endres
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“Health is our Greatest Wealth” 1889 East Lake Rd. Skaneateles, NY Wellness Day is a family focused event promoting family,fun,health and wellness. The day will include: *Raffles of items donated by local businesses with the proceeds benefiting TODD’S Fund (a local charity) *local vendors selling their produce,goods and services. *Educational talks by health care providers: Heather Shannon CNM, Dr Joyce Farah and Dr Joe McCaffrey * A cooking contest for children! *Healthy food options prepared by “CNY Chef of the Year” Stephen Landon. *Learn about pharmacy compounding..watch one of our compounders make chapstick!

Contact Info:

Vernak Farms Country Store and Compounding Pharmacy 1889 East Lake Rd Skaneateles, NY 13152 315-673-9327
Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014 – 10:00 am
Duration: 6 Hours
Email: mbhaswell1@gmail.com

Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014 @ 4:41 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Grammies

Grammies Pantry, 1126 Woodworth Rd., Skaneateles, NY 13152

 Victorian Breakfast
Tea ($16.00) 9 – 11:30 am Tues – Sat. and from 11:30 am – 3 pm Grammies
continues to offer its five-course English Afternoon Tea ($19.95) and lunch
specials. Reservations are required by calling 636-8111. visit
www.grammmiespantry.com

 

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Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 @ 5:03 pm by Curt
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 Grammie’s Pantry

1126 Woodworth Road, Skaneateles, NY 13152

315-636-8111

An English-style tea room serving light lunches and a five-course English Afternoon Tea. 11 miles south of the village, off Rt. 41. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, May through December.

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.grammiespantry.com

        
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Posted: Sunday, June 22nd, 2008 @ 10:20 am by Curt
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History of New Hope Mills, secret place outside Skaneateles 

History of New Hope Mills

Beginnings to the Weed family

New Hope Mills Inc has produced quality products for more than 180 years to earn its distinction as one of America’s oldest flour mills.

The flour mill was built by Judge Charles Kellogg. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (1808-09, 1821-22) and later reelected to Congress (1825). Judge Kellogg sold the mill to Horace Rounds in 1851. The mill remained in the Rounds family until 1947. The mill was then sold to Howard Weed, Hubert Latta, and Leland Weed; the mill became New Hope Mills at this time. Dale Weed became the sole owner in 2001 when his brother and co-owner David entered the presence of his Lord and Savior in Heaven.

New Hope Mills Inc.
Addr: 181 York Street, Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 252-2676
Email: sales@newhopemills.com

Photo by Champy

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Posted: Sunday, May 18th, 2008 @ 10:10 am by Curt
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