Honey Pot Hill Orchard, Stow
Three-year old Finn Price of Maynard donned a Superman cape, as he visited the Honey Pot Hill Orchard in Stow with his family.
In addition to picking apples, visitors can also meander through the Green Monster maze. Next
Avery Bishop, 17, (in red) of Marlborough offered help to a couple lost in the maze .
Tougas Family Farm, 234 Ball St., Northborough. Pick your own apples, more than 20 varieties. Wagon rides, barnyard, playground. Kitchen features cider doughnuts, caramel apples, pies, and other goods. Fall hours: Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 508-393-6406, www.tougasfarm.com.
Shelburne Farm,106 West Acton Road, Stow. Pick your own apples, pumpkins. Farm animals, hayrides. Cider doughnuts, caramel apples, pies, apple cider and more available in farm store. On weekends, pony rides, moon bounce, miniature hay maze, tractor discovery zone, lunch menu. Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 978-897-9287, www.shelburnefarm.com.
Belkin Family Lookout Farm, 89 Pleasant St. South, Natick. Pick your own apples, pumpkins, Asian pears. Train rides, children’s play area, moon bounce, farm animals. On weekends, pony and camel rides, hayrides, face painting, live entertainment. Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays until 6 p.m. 508-653-0653, www.lookoutfarm.com. Next
Pictured: The cold room at Honey Pot Hill Orchard where bags of apples, cider and similar products are kept refrigerated.
Parker Orchards, 11 Spring Road, Westborough. Pick your own apples. Hours: Weekends 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Farm store open daily. 508-615-7363.
Highland Farm, 635 Highland St., Holliston. Pick your own apples, 11 varieties. Farm stand features pears, jams, jellies, vegetables, and more. Hayrides available by appointment. Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m., with apple picking until 5 p.m. 508-429-8370, www.highlandfarmorchard.net.
Jane and Paul’s Farm, 33 Fruit St., Norfolk. Pick your own apples. Corn maze. Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 508-528-0812. Next
David Wright, 7, (throwing up an apple) of Chelsea and members of the Evangelical Haitian Church of Somerville, enjoyed a day at Honey Pot Hill Orchard.
Fairmount Fruit Farm, 887 Lincoln St., Franklin. Pick your own apples. Farm stand features apple fritters, pies, caramel apples, apple cider, and more. Hours: Weekends 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for apple picking. 508-533-8737, www.fairmountfruit.com.
Carlson Orchards, 115 Oak Hill Road, Harvard. Pick your own apples, more than 14 varieties, daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Farm store features apple cider, apple crisp, more; open Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 800-286-3916, www.carlsonorchards.com.
Doe Orchards, 327 Ayer Road, Harvard. Pick your own apples, wide variety. Farm stand features local honey, cider, maple syrup, pumpkins, more. Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 978-772-4139, www.doeorchards.com. Next
Farrah Clermont of Medford carried a bag of apples on her head after she and other members of her church visited the Honey Pot Hill Orchard.
Carver Hill Orchard, 101 Boxmill Road, Stow. Pick your own apples, wide variety. Some pick-your-own vegetables available. Farm store carries produce. 978-897-6117, www.carverhillorchard.com
Dowse Orchards, 98 North Main St., Sherborn. Pick your own apples. Apple cider, vegetables, and more at the farm stand. Store hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Pick-your-own hours: Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 508-653-2639, www.dowseorchards.com.
Regina Wilson of Shrewsbury held her one-year old Erick Wilson up, so he could get a look at the Giant Maze at the Honey Pot Hill Orchard.
Old Frog Pond Farm, 18 Eldridge Road, Harvard. Pick your own apples at certified organic orchard. Potatoes, vegetables available at farm stand. Sculpture walk. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 978-456-9828, www.oldfrogpondfarm.com. Back to the beginning
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