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Home in the Finger Lakes

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Raising livestock, gardening, preserving food and cooking homestyle meals.

Backyard Flock

Everything you need to know about raising chickens and ducks.


Planting, growing, and harvesting your own food.


Preserving food and cooking homestyle meals from scratch

Farm & Home

Incorporate simple country living into your everyday life.

Welcome To Home in The Finger Lakes!

Welcome to Home in the Finger Lakes, a website for those who are looking to get back to basics and embrace the simple pleasures of country living.

From cooking meals from scratch and raising chickens and ducks, to gardening and preserving the bounty of the season, we have something for everyone who loves the simple pleasures of rural life.

Thanks for stopping by today. It’s a joy to have you here.

Country Living and Homesteading

Experience the beauty and fulfillment of country living and homesteading, and enjoy the opportunity to live a more self-sufficient and self-sustaining lifestyle

Raising Chickens and Ducks

Raising chickens and ducks is the perfect way to bring fresh, meat and eggs to your table while also providing your family with the opportunity to experience the joys of backyard farming.

Food Preservation – Canning, Dehydrating, & Freezing

Preserve the bounty of the season with canning, freezing, and dehydrating techniques that will keep your favorite foods fresh all year round!

Homestyle Recipes

Discover the rich and flavorful homestyle recipes of Upstate New York. Our collection features traditional dishes and local favorites that have been passed down through the generations. From savory stews to hearty casseroles, these regional recipes are sure to bring a taste of Upstate New York to your home kitchen.

Farmhouse Recipes

Looking for hearty and comforting farmhouse recipes? Our collection features tried-and-true family favorites that have been passed down through the generations. From savory stews to classic baked goods, these old-fashioned recipes are sure to become new favorites in your home.