Event FAQ

What is Your Outside Food and Beverage Policy?

No outside food and beverages are allowed at any FarmOn! events without approval. Guests bringing in outside food and beverages will be asked to leave.

What is Your Smoking Policy?

FarmOn! Foundation encourages a smoke free environment. If you must smoke at any of our events we ask that you do so away from children and guests in a designated area and take all smoking materials with you when you leave the property.

What is Your Pet Policy?

As much as we love pets- especially farm pets- our insurance will not allow yours to be brought to any of the events. We thank you for leaving them at home.

What is Your Rain Policy?

The Hootenanny HOOT! and Festivals are “rain or shine” events and severe weather cancellations will be made at the discretion of management in the event of cancellation of any events.

What is Your Audio/Video Recording Policy?

Non-pro digital and still cameras (no tripods) are encouraged at all events. No video or audio recording devices are permitted and releases must be issued.

 

If you would like to apply for a Professional Press Pass please submit this application to tessa@farmonfoundation.org two weeks prior to event date. After that time no applications will be accepted.

Are Camping Facilities Available?

Camping is not facilitated at any of our events. Please see this abbreviated list of nearby accommodation options on our Hospitality page.

What Should I Bring to FarmOn! Events?

An empty cooler if shopping (will be checked upon entry if not left in the car), sun hat/umbrella, sunscreen, walking shoes (it’s a working farm), picnic blanket and bug spray.

Is There an ATM at Empire Farm for FarmOn! Events?

Not at the farm but there are multiple ATM machines in the center of the hamlet of Copake NY.

Are Credit Cards Accepted at Empire Farm or the HOOT!?

Yes. Credit cards are accepted at FarmOn! Foundation and we pre-authorize cards at events for your convenience to shop, bid or donate. Thank you for your generosity!

Which Local Farms and Food Artisans will be at FarmOn! events?

Many! Please see the list of participating farms and food artisans as we put FarmOn! the map in partnership with Google Food / Farm to Table partnership. Check back often as we update the list regularly!

What is the HOOT! (Hootenanny) Dress Code?

Farm chic and casual! Some years it is hot weather and some years it is cool, so check the weather! Flat shoes, boots or wedges are recommended as the event is hosted on our fields.

Which Local Farms and Food Artisans will be at the Hootenanny?

Many! Please see the list of participating farms and food artisans as we put FarmOn! the map in partnership with Google Food / Farm to Table partnership. Check back often as we update the list regularly!