Apple and Pumpkin Picking Guide

August 30, 2016
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Fall is the time to bite into a warm cider donut, wander through the orchard, or bake up some pumpkin pie. Here are three exceptional places to visit in New Hampshire for your apple and pumpkin pickin’ fix.

ALYSON’S ORCHARD
57 Alyson’s Lane
Walpole, NH
alysonsorchard.com

Alyson’s wholesome fruit is grown using Integrated Pest Management on our unique 450-acre orchard. Apples are our largest crop, including many Heirloom varieties. We offer Pick Your Own Apples and Pumpkins, as well as seasonal fruits such as peaches, plums, pears, nectarines and berries throughout the growing season. Farm Stand open July through November. We have several magnificent outdoor wedding sites and a stunning indoor reception hall for weddings and events, as well as three country elegant on-site lodging accommodations.


DEMERITT HILL FARM
20 Orchard Way (Route 155)
Lee, NH
603.868.2111
demeritthillfarm.com
Open mid August through
late December

Here at DeMeritt Hill Farm, our goal is to produce top quality fruit, vegetables and other agricultural products while focusing on providing an unforgettable hands on pick-your-own experience to your family. The DeMeritt Hill Farm family continually strives to create an environmentally conscious, sustainable farm in an enjoyable relaxed outdoor setting where family and friends can have fun and relax. Please visit our website for the most up to date listing of fruits available to pick and event schedule. We make changes to the farm based on your feedback so we look forward to seeing and hearing from you.


APPLECREST FARM ORCHARDS
133 Exeter Road
Hampton Falls, NH
603.926.3721
applecrest.com
Open Daily 8am to 6pm

Applecrest pick-your-own is open daily. August through October, enjoy the season’s best with acre after acre of blueberries, raspberries, peaches, nectarines, pumpkins and apples. Well maintained fields and orchards with plenty of low-hanging fruit offer easy picking for the entire family. In the Fall, join-in for Applecrest’s famous Harvest Festivals. A full day of outdoor fun and family oriented activities, festivals include live bluegrass, horse-drawn hayrides, a petting zoo, face painting, a corn roast and sausage grill, pie eating contests, make-your-own scarecrows and more. This 3rd generation family farm also boasts a full service farm-to-table restaurant, a farm market with fresh grown fruit and veggies, an ice creamery and their very own scratch bakery, featuring a wide selection of fresh-baked pies, crisps, cookies, breads, fresh fudge and hot apple cider donuts.

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

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