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Handsome Brook Farm guests pick blueberries. (Aug. 5, (Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles Stabile)

Handsome Brook Farm guests pick blueberries. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Handsome Brook Farm in Franklin, N.Y.

Handsome Brook Farm in Franklin, N.Y., offers a taste of farm life with the comforts of a bed and breakfast.

Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin, owned and
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Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin, owned and operated by Betsy and Bryan Babcock. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Betsy Babcock shows Michael Stoukas, 11, and his
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Betsy Babcock shows Michael Stoukas, 11, and his sister, Gianna, 6, of Edison, N.J., how to feed the pigs at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Gianna Stoukas, 6, gets pushed by new friend
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Gianna Stoukas, 6, gets pushed by new friend Zoe Salen, 7, at Handsome Brook Farm. (Aug. 5, 2013)

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Handsome Brook Farm guests meet the friendly sheep.
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Handsome Brook Farm guests meet the friendly sheep. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Bryan Babcock gets one of the three rooms
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Bryan Babcock gets one of the three rooms at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin ready for guests. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Michael Stoukas, 11, of Edison, N.J., is surrounded
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Michael Stoukas, 11, of Edison, N.J., is surrounded by sheep at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Handsome Brook Farm guests pick blueberries. (Aug. 5,
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Handsome Brook Farm guests pick blueberries. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Zoe Salen, 7, of Arlington, Va., eats some
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Zoe Salen, 7, of Arlington, Va., eats some of the blueberries she just picked at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

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Some of the chicken residents of Handsome Brook
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Some of the chicken residents of Handsome Brook Farm. (Aug.5, 2013)

Co-owner Betsy Babcock picks blueberries at Handsome Brook
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Co-owner Betsy Babcock picks blueberries at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Bryan and Betsy Babcock prepare the breakast for
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Bryan and Betsy Babcock prepare the breakast for their guests at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Betsy Babcock gets home-cooked breakfasts ready for guests
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Betsy Babcock gets home-cooked breakfasts ready for guests of Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Some of the Handsome Brook Farm sheep. (Aug.
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Some of the Handsome Brook Farm sheep. (Aug. 5, 2013).

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Gianna Stoukas, 6, feeds sheep at Handsome Brook
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Gianna Stoukas, 6, feeds sheep at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Gianna Stoukas, 6, tries on boots left for
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Gianna Stoukas, 6, tries on boots left for guests to wear in the yard and pasture areas at Handsome Brook Farm in upstate Franklin. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Handsome Brook Farm guests Gianna Stoukas, 6, and
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Handsome Brook Farm guests Gianna Stoukas, 6, and Zoe Salen, 7, play with the sheep. (Aug. 5, 2013)

Zoe Salen plays in the brook at Handsome
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Zoe Salen plays in the brook at Handsome Brook Farm. (Aug. 5, 2013)

Handsome Brook Farm makes and sells its own
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Handsome Brook Farm makes and sells its own preserves. (Aug. 5, 2013)

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Handsome Brook Farm's Betsy Babcock chats with the
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Handsome Brook Farm's Betsy Babcock chats with the guests during breakfast. (Aug. 5, 2013).

Michael Stoukas, 11, plays with the chickens at
(Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles Stabile)

Michael Stoukas, 11, plays with the chickens at Handsome Brook Farm. (Aug. 5, 2013)

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