Looking for the perfect pumpkin to carve a Jack O’ Lantern for Halloween or to round out that front porch fall display? From pick-your-own to farm stands that have done the work for you, Patch is here to help you find your perfect pumpkin patch in the region!
Clinton Produce and Grove Gardens (both on East Main Street) have lots of pumpkins, gourds, corn and other fall items to choose from.
Around the area:
Scott's Yankee Farmer - 436 Boston Post Road, East Lyme. Pumpkins, fruit. 860-739-5209. Email:email@example.com. Farm stand open year-round daily, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Maple pumpkins, jams, honey, pies, apple cider. Homemade donuts weekends in the fall. Click here for their Facebook page.
Gotta's Farm and Cider Mill, 661 Glastonbury Turnpike, Portland. Pumpkins are available for picking starting Labor Day one mile from Gotta’s Farmstand on Glastonbury Turnpike in Portland. Bring the whole family to walk their new Corn Maze and pick a pumpkin. 860-342-1844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pumpkintown USA, 93 East High Street, East Hampton. Pumpkintown is a full village of pumpkin characters and attractions held at Sandy’s Too Garden Center in East Hampton. Families can walk around the village, enjoy some apple cider and expore the unique pumpkin characters that abound this agricultural center. Open Monday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5p.m. 860-267-0143
Bishop Farms, 500 South Meriden Road, Cheshire. Pick-your-own pumpkin patch, already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours. 203-272-8243. Email: email@example.com. For a map, click here. Open: Monday to Friday,9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bishop's Orchards, 1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford and 1920 Middletown Ave., Northford. pumpkins, fruit, vegetables. 203-458-PICK. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Pick-your-own season starts in June with strawberries and goes through October with apples and pumpkins. In December Bishop’s has cut-your-own Christmas trees. The market is open all year until 7 p.m., (Sun till 6pm), featuring a bakery & kitchen specializing in pies & prepared meal solutions, produce from a 300-acre farm.
Drazen Orchards, 215 Wallingford Road, Cheshire. Pumpkins, fruit, flowers. 203-272-7985. Fruit, corn, tomatoes and cider available at the stand.
Ives Farm, 1585 Cheshire St,. Cheshire. Pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, corn maze, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, pony rides. 203-272-5847. For a map, click here. Fall hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fall Activities, Oct. 1-31.
Norton Brothers Fruit Farm - 450-466 Academy Road, Cheshire. Pumpkins, Hay rides. 203-272-8418.
Rose Orchards, 33 Route 139, North Branford. Pick-your-own pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours. 203-488-7996. For a map, click here. Hours vary by season, call for more information.
Sunflower Farm - 767 Derby Milford Road, Orange. Pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, gift shop. Phone: 203-795-6829. Email: email@example.com. For a map Click here. Open Monday to Friday, noon to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday ,10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fresh natural soap made daily and sold year-round. Airbrushed pumpkins made on premises.