Covid and Inherent Risk Policies


Covid-19 Warning

According to the CDC there is an inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 in any public place where there are people. Covid-19 is a contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. Senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting Stokoe Farms, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid-19.

We promise to keep you safe by:


Ramping up our already vigorous cleaning procedures

Face Mask

Our employees will wear face masks.


Limiting the number of guests in our buildings

Employee Screening

Staff will be health screened before their shifts

Hand Washing

Providing hand wash stations and hand sanitizer around the farm


Operating at 30% capacity, according to NYS Covid mandates

We ask that you promise to:


Visit the farm only when you are healthy - if you have a fever, other symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days please stay home

Six Feet

Keep at least 6ft between your group and others, and wear masks in high traffic areas or whenever social distancing is not possible. Please wear a mask.

Wash Hands

Wash hands or use hand sanitizer frequently


Covid-19 Important Information

This year, Stokoe Farms has added additional hand sanitizing stations, as well as increased our normal cleaning procedures. We are limiting out capacity and encouraging online reservations. We have created two points of entry and two exits, as well as added a second pre-cut tree barn. This will allow guests to easily socially distance. Lastly, due to Cuomo's mandates, you will not be able to pet or feed the animals this year. However, they will still be at the farm and happy to see you! Masks are required.

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No dogs during our Sunflower or Pumpkin Seasons. Dogs are welcome during Christmas Tree Season.

*New York State Law now requires us to post a warning to all visitors to Stokoe Farms.

Warning to Visitors
You are entering a farm protected under New York State Law (Subsection 18- 303(1)(d)”Safety in Agritourism Act.” State law requires this posting. This farm may have uneven pathways and grounds, animals and equipment. You are assuming the risk and must exercise reasonable care, comply with all posted signage, and not willfully damage, remove or ignore signage and directions from employees. Inherent risks of agritourism and Christmas tree activities include among others, risks of injury inherent to land, farm equipment, playground equipment and animals. This agritourism and Christmas tree facility is not liable for injury, death, damage or a loss to participate in an agritourism activity conducted at this facility. By entering this facility you agree to not act in any negligent manner that may contribute to injury, death, damage or loss. You are assuming the risks by participating in activities at this facility.

If you feel you cannot comply with these directions, you are entitled to a full refund of your unused admission price if applicable.

For your safety and the protection of our animals:

Know that animals carry germs that can make people sick.

Never eat, drink, or put things in your mouth while visiting animal areas. Older adults, pregnant women and young children should be extra careful around animals. Wash your hands with soap and water after visiting animal areas.

When visiting animal areas, please abide by the following rules:

-Guests MUST wash hands after any animal interactions

-No Stollers or Wagons in animal area

-No Food or Drink in animal area

-No Bottles, Pacifiers, or Sippy Cups in animal area

-ONLY feed our animals the specialty animal feed purchased at the farm

-Children MUST be supervised at all times, and assisted in hand washing

-Parents should take precaution and not allow children to put hands or fingers in mouth before throughly washing hands after animal interactions.

The single more important preventable measure guests can take is hand washing after being in animal area, or touching any animal.

*Stokoe Farms respects your privacy. We will not share or sell your information with anyone.