Floral Park, Queens | Queens County Farm

Photo by Go Visit NYC

Photo by Go Visit NYC

Founded in 1697, Queens County Farm occupies New York City’s largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and encompasses a 47-acre parcel that is the longest continuously farmed site in New York State. The farm’s site includes historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, livestock, planting fields, an orchard, and an herb garden. More than 45 flower varieties grow here, including Aster, Bells of Ireland, Celocia, Dianthus, Eucalyptus, Lisianthus, Scabiosa, Status, Sunflowers, Heliotrope, Lavender, and more.

Read our Q&A with the farm’s Director of Agriculture, Anne Alleva, here!

And learn more about the farm’s mission here.

Sydne Leavitt