Black Dirt Farming Region


Rt. 6 from Goshen to Pine Island
Pine Island, 10969

Brief Description:

One of the largest onion producing areas in North America. Home of Orange County Onions, sweet tasting and world-renowned. 14,000 acres of vegetable farms with numerous farm stands offering local produce. The Black Dirt area was formed from a glacial lake over 12,000 years ago. The area was originally called the “Drowned Lands” until it was drained to create the fertile farmland it is today.

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