Did you really go apple picking if you didn’t document it on social media? I cannot be sure. But, I do know that you’ll walk away from the patch with a bounty of beautiful, locally-grown produce and fond memories of a well-spent fall afternoon.
Which of these local farms will be the apple of your eye this autumn?
Lynd Fruit Farm | 9090 Morse Rd SW, Pataskala
This central Ohio agriculture institution is your one-stop-shop for crops during every season. The apple orchard is open on the weekends from September- October from 9am- 6pm.
The Orchard and Company | 7255 US-42, Plain City
I hope you’re hungry, because most varieties at The Orchard and Company are at their peak ripeness! Plan to spend an entire day onsite for wagon rides, a corn excavating pit, opportunities to meet furry farm friends, and many more ways to get your country kicks!
CherryHawk Farm Apple Orchard | 16220 Springdale Rd, Marysville
Come for the apples, stay for the sunflowers! At CherryHawk Farm, you can experience acres and acres of juicy red fruits while also indulging your eyes in a beautiful field of nodding sunflower heads.
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Windy Hill Apple Farm | 1740 Sportsman Club Rd NW, Newark
The opening day at Windy Hill Apple Farm/Charlie’s Apples is planned for September 28! This small commercial orchard located in the gently rolling hills of Licking County grows ten varieties of organic apples for your picking pleasure.
Legend Hills Orchards | 11335 Reynolds Rd, Utica
Hunt around for the perfect Honey Crisps, Fujis, and Galas while supplies last. Stock up on fall treats like maple syrup and beef jerky, or spruce up your home with gardening and decor goods!
Branstool Orchards | 5895 Johnstown-Utica Rd NE, Utica
Located just 45 minutes northeast of Columbus, Branstool Orchards is set in the scenic countryside of Utica, Ohio. While they may have lost their peach crop to a deep freeze back in January, the apple varieties are ready for picking! Sunflower field and children’s activities also offered.