Hello & Welcome to Franke Farms

Your Wholesale and Retail Christmas Tree Farm

WARNING TO VISITORS

WARNING TO VISITORS

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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 Franke Farms, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid-19.

We promise to keep you safe by:

Face MaskCleaning Spray
Having our employees wear face masksCleaning and sanitizing frequently
SanitizerNumber of People
Supplying Sanitization Stations all around our farmLimiting the number of people at the market, as well as providing markings on the floor to stay 6 ft apart.


We ask that you promise to:

6 feet apartOnly visit the farm if you are healthy.
Keep at least 6 ft between your group and others, and wear masks in high traffic areas or whenever social distancing is not possible. Please wear a mask.Only visit the visit the farm if you are healthy. If you have symptoms of Covid-19 or have been around someone who has tested positive for covid-19 please stay home
Wash Hands
Please wash and sanitize your hands frequently


WARNING TO VISITORS

THERE ARE INHERENT RISKS IN PARTICIPATING IN ACTIVITIES ON WORKING FARMS.



Your visit to our Christmas tree farm may involve:
  1. Walking on the grounds, in the fields, and on pathways, which can pose the risk of tripping or falling due to surface and sub-surface conditions of the land, vegetation or water, including uneven or slippery surfaces, ice or snow, rocks, fallen branches and/or other obstructions or hidden objects.
  2. Exposure to farm implements which have been provided for visitors' use to harvest and move Christmas trees.
  3. Other farming equipment used on the farm by farm personnel or by other visitors to the farm.
  4. Playground equipment.
  5. Farm animals, other visitors' animals, wild animals and insects.
  6. The lack of care of other visitors causing injury or property damage to others.
Section 18-303(f) of the New York State General Obligations Law provides that owners and operators complying with the provisions of section 18-303(d) of the Safety in Agricultural Tourism Act shall not be liable for visitors' injury, death, damage or loss. The law requires this posting.

While visiting the farm, Section 18-303(2) of the New York State General Obligations Law requires visitors to:
  1. Exercise reasonable care regarding the disclosed risks of the agricultural activity;
  2. Reasonably comply with posted way finding signs
  3. Reasonably remain in areas designated for the activity
  4. Reasonably follow all written and conspicuously posted rules of conduct or verbal; and
  5. Not willfully remove, deface, alter or otherwise damage signage, warning devices, implements or other safety devices.
If you are unprepared or unwilling to participate in the agricultural tourism activity due to its inherent risks or the duties described above, you should not participate in the activities offered on this farm; and you are entitled to a full refund of your unused admission price, if applicable.