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Welcome to Cedar Swamp Homestead

Pekin ducks near a farm fence

Cedar Swamp Homestead is a family-owned farm that sits adjacent to the Nelson Swamp Unique Area in the Town of Nelson, NY. We sell farm-fresh vegetables and duck eggs at our roadside stand. On our website, you can order duck eggs and vegetables for pickup at the farm, access recipes for meals made from scratch, discover gardening tips, and read about homesteading topics.


Recipes, Gardening Tips, and Homesteading Skills

Taking the steps to live a more sustainable life through homesteading can be overwhelming. On our blog, you’ll find recipes, gardening articles, and discussions of the skills needed to live a healthy, sustainable, and more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Living In Harmony With Pollinators

What would life be like without bees, butterflies, birds, and bats? For starters, people would probably be very, very hungry given the enormous role they play in food production. Learn more about their contribution and what you can do to support pollinator health.

Man sowing seeds in a garden

4 Vegetables For Your First Garden

Anyone can learn to garden. Really! The trick is to start with vegetables that are easy to grow so that you can learn to grow with confidence. Here are 4 vegetables that are perfect for a first garden.

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