It wouldn’t be fall without its signature flavors and pumpkins top that list with their iconic taste popping up in foods everywhere. Pumpkin picking is a great way to gather your fill of this seasonal squash and to spend some quality outside time with your family. Here are a few of the finest pumpkin patches in the Berkshires and surrounding area.
Barden Farm has a number of fall activities for the whole family. Pumpkin picking would not be complete with out hayrides and pony rides! The kitchen and market offer delicious baked goods, prepared and canned foods.
45 Burgoyne Heights New Hartford CT 06057 860 379-8803
Ellsworth Hill Orchard doubles as a berry farm with many fruits and vegetables available for both picking and pre-picked purchase. They offer a number of educational and fun options for children; fall corn maze, model train display and hayrides.
461 Cornwall Bridge Road Sharon CT 06069 860 364-0025
Their mission is to maintain the agricultural integrity and heritage of this farm by raising the Howden pumpkin varieties and other quality produce.
303 Rannapo Road Sheffield MA 01257 413-229-8481
Mountain View Farm offers a number of different fruits and vegetables and is famous for their strawberries and pumpkins. The farm is dedicated to providing healthy and organic food to those less fortunate, donating over three thousand pounds of produce to local food pantries.
90 Old Cheshire Road Lanesboro MA 01237 413-329-0211
Taft Farms features thirteen acres of pick your own pumpkins, hayrides every weekend and a five acre corn maze filled with famous costumed characters and super heroes. They also offer a deli, bakery, greenhouse and retail store for fresh food and products made on site.
119 Park Street North Great Barrington MA 01230 413-528-1515