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Pick-Your-Own Farms of the Hudson Valley

  |   April 15, 2016  |  Comment

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Our world-class farms are famous for the nutrient-rich soil and ideal seasonal climate that make the Hudson Valley a produce powerhouse. Bring your basket and pick your pumpkins, apples, and squash straight from the tree or vine in the fall to have fresh preserves and pies all winter. This is a very partial list. Find more farms at: Explorethehudsonvalley.com

Fishkill Farms
Pick-your-own peaches, nectarines, dozens of apple varieties, pumpkins. Harvest Festival Weekends through mid-October with hayrides, food, live music. 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Junction (845) 897-4377

Hawthorne Valley Farm*
Biodynamic, certified organic dairy farm with on-farm bakery, creamery, kraut cellar, and natural foods store open seven days a week. Public tours on selected Wednesdays, or take a self-guided tour! 327 County Road 21C, Ghent (518) 672-7500

Hurds Family Farm
Pick-your-own apples from their 10,000 trees, plus winter squash and pumpkins. Fall field trips for kids and families. Local honey and all-natural, zero-preservative canned goods. Christmas trees and wreaths. 2187 State Rte. 32, Modena (845) 883-7825 

Jenkins Leukens Farm
Twenty varieties of apples to pick, plus pumpkin and berries. Baked goods, honey, maple syrup, mums, vegetables, and preserves available for purchase on-site. 69 Yankee Foley Rd., New Paltz, (845) 255-0999

Liberty View Farm
One of the top 10 apple-picking farms in America! Innovative and sustainable, hosting best Hudson Valley farm weddings. Nocturnal apple picking available. 340 Crescent Ave., Highland (845) 399-9545

Madava Farms*
Home of Crown Maple maple syrup! Tours of bottling and sugar making operations, tasting room, farm-to-table food market, specialty maple desserts. 47 McCourt Rd., Dover Plains (845) 877-0640 

Pennings Farm and Orchard
Pick-your-own apples (17 varieties) and pumpkins, farm market with fresh produce, beer garden, live music, food, hayrides, farm animals. 161 Route 94 South, Warwick (845) 986-1059.

The Shops at Jones Farm*
Family farm with homegrown seasonal produce, homemade baked goods, local & gourmet foods. Gift Shop, Art Gallery & Frame Shop. Observation beehive and Hayrides to the pumpkin patch! 190 Angola Rd., Cornwall (845) 534-4445

Sprout Creek Farm
A variety of year-round or day programs for all ages teach helping with farm chores, animal feeding, cheese production. On-farm cottage available for rent. 34 Lauer Rd, Poughkeepsie (845) 485-8438

*Pick-your-own not available

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