Apple Picking Fun

There are still a few weeks of apple picking left. Here are five farms around the area to visit for these tree-grown goodies.

Baugher’s Orchard, Westminster

Pick some delicious, locally grown fruit and enjoy a wagon ride as you are transported to the orchard’s fields. Fruit picked is priced by the pound. Wagon ride is $2 per person. Baugher’s also a farmers market and nearby restaurant. baughers.com

Larriland Farms, Woodbine

This weekend is the last to pick apples, pumpkins, beets and more before the farm closes for the season. (It will reopen in the spring for strawberry picking.) Check the schedule and picking details online. pickyourown.com

Lohr’s Orchard, Churchville

This Harford County, family-owned farm offers free hay rides, group trips and a farmers market. Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. lohrsorchard.com

Maple Lawn Farms, New Park, Pennsylvania

This farm is located in York County, not far from Baltimore or Carroll counties, and offers 15 types of apple to pick. There is also a farm market and a local bakery that offers donuts and more. Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m. maplelawnfarms.com

Weber’s Cider Mill Farm, Parkville

Weber’s Peachberry Farm in Glen Arm is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on most Saturdays and Sundays for apple picking. Cash only, but there is an ATM available on site. At their Cider Mill Farm, the farm market is open, and includes among its goodies, apple cider doughnuts and slushes. You also can order a farm-fresh turkey. weberscidermillfarm.com

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