Support Local: Get Pumpkins At A Farm

 

5 Places to Pick Your Own Pumpkin

I’ve only got 5 listed here but there are many others. I selected farms that have web sites to make your planning easier. Make sure you check before going out to confirm they still have what you are looking for. Most important thing: Have fun!

So, here they are, in no particular order:

Charlton Orchards

Open for apple & pumpkin picking 7 days a week, check their site for schedule. In addition to the apples and pumpkins they’ve got: Cider, Pies, tomatoes, Winter squash, Apple Dumplings, Cider Donuts, Pears, and Ice Cream.

Charlton Orchards
44 Old Worcester Road
Charlton, MA 01507
Phone: (508) 248-7820 or (800) 649-1476
Email: [email protected]
URL: Charlton Orchards web site

Wojcik’s Farm

Pumpkin picking, corn maze and wagon rides. They have posted that apple picking is over for the season but they do have apples available in their store. This farm also allows you to bring your dog along but they must be leashed and you have to clean up after them.

Wojick’s Farm
65 Milk Street
Blackstone, MA 01504
Phone: 508-883-9220
Hours: Thurs & Fri: 5PM- 9PM
Weekends: 10AM-8PM
Last day of the season: Sunday, November 1
URL: www.wojcikfarm.com

Westward Orchards Farm

Wagon rides to the pumpkin patch. Their season is from Sept. 19 through Oct. 25 – weekends only, 11am-4pm. Sorry, this one doesn’t allow the ‘fur children’ so the dogs will have to stay at home.

Westward Orchards Farm
Mass Ave. Route 111
Harvard, MA
Phone: (978) 456-8363
URL: www.westwardorchards.com

George Hill Orchards

It’s Apple Festival Time at George Hill Orchards featuring live music, hayrides, pony rides, petting zoo and a shop with all sorts of good things from the farm. Pick your own apples and pumpkins started September 28.

George Hill Orchards
582 George Hill Road
So. Lancaster, MA 01561
Phone: (978) 365-4331
URL: George Hill Orchards
Hours: Sunday- Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Closed Saturday and Monday

Olde Nourse Farm

Their tagline on the web site is ‘Jam so good you’ll forget the bread’ – sounds pretty good. Nourse Farm has a farm store, pick your own crops and also has a ‘Community Supported Agriculture’ program (see web site for details). Pick your own pumpkins from Sept. 20 – Oct. 31.

Olde Nourse Farm Gourmet
80 Nourse Street (Route 30)
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581
Phone: 202-657-6568
URL: www.oldenoursefarmgourmet.com

 

More Massachusetts Farms

There are many other farms listed on the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources web site.

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