Batches of Patches: where to find the perfect pumpkin

There’s no shortage of places to select the perfect Jack O’ Lantern, decor for your front porch or freshly baked desserts for the long weekend! The following Halton farms and on-farm markets offer pumpkins and other produce as well as gifts and activities for the whole family.

Allison’s Farm Market
10636 Eighth Line, Halton Hills
Open: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. in October
On-Farm Market: apples, bread (weekends only), fall décor, green beans, mums, pies, potatoes, preserves, pumpkins, squash

Andrews’ Scenic Acres / Scotch Block Winery
9365 No. 10 Side Road, Halton Hills
Open: daily 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. in October 31
Saturday and Sunday only 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. from November 1 to December 24
Pick-Your-Own: apples, asparagus, gourds, , Indian corn, pumpkins
On-Farm Market: all pick-your-own crops plus gift baskets, Indian corn, jam, pies, squash, tarts
Activities: animal corral, fall: haunted forest and straw mountain, hayrides, picnic/play area, playground, pumpkin patch, school and public farm tours, winery tours and free wine tastings

Busy Liz’s Farm Shop
8405 Guelph Line, Milton
Open: daily, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. into December
On-Farm Market: potatoes, pumpkins, squash

Chudleigh’s Farm
9528 Regional Road 25, Milton
Open: daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. from to October 31 (including bakery & gift shop)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 1 to December 23 (including bakery & gift shop)
December 24 open 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
On-Farm Market: apples, baked goods, pumpkins, cider, gift shop
Activities: entertainment area, farm animal area, licensed lunch area, play area, pumpkin patch, straw maze, tours, tractor wagon rides

Hutchinson Farm
6202 Walker’s Line, Burlington
Open: to October, weekends 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; weekdays 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (closed Mondays)
On-Farm Market: pick-your-own items: flowers, gourds, pumpkins, squash
Activities: exotic pumpkin & heirloom tomato galleries (seasonal)

Marshall’s Real Farmers’ Market
13517 First Line, Milton
289-971-1215 / 519-823-1215
Open to November. Monday to Friday 12 p.m. – 7 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
On-Farm Market: corn (sweet, Indian), gourds, herbs (basil, rosemary, dill, thyme, mint, lavender, oregano), kale (blue, red), onions (red, spinach), pumpkins (giant pie), rutabaga, squash (buttercup, butternut, pepper, spaghetti, turban)

Rae’s Farm
6082 8th Line, Milton
Open: Seasonal intoto November, call for hours
Pick-Your-Own: apples, pumpkins
On-Farm Market: fall decorations, honey, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn
Activities: picnic and play area, straw maze

Springridge Farm
7256 Bell School Line, Milton
Open: daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. until noon on Christmas Eve
On-Farm Market: bakery, deli, gifts, gourds, home décor, honey, maple syrup, pumpkins, seasonal decorations, specialty foods
Activities: harvest festival, pony rides, school & public tours, wagon rides

Stonehaven Farms
7388 Guelph Line, Milton
Open: seasonally to October 31
On-Farm Market: apples, bakery, cider, fall decorations, pies, garlic, gourds, gourmet foods, pumpkins, seasonal produce
Activities: 6-acre corn maze, children’s play area, group tours, scenic/educational wagon rides, school tours

Uncle Scott’s Farm
6583 Walker’s Line, Burlington
Open: seasonally Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. during raspberry/strawberry season; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to dusk to late October
Pick-Your-Own: fall décor, pumpkins, squash

Wheelbarrow Orchards
8277 No. 10 Side Road, Halton Hills
Open: Seasonal to October, Thursday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pick-Your-Own: apples
On-Farm Market: apples, cider, fall décor, gourds, pies, pumpkins, salad dressing, salsas, squash
Activities: wagon rides through the orchard

Willis Family Fruit Farm
6063 Fifth Line, Milton
Open: weekends in October, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Pick-Your-Own: apples, pumpkins
On-Farm Market: apples, pumpkins
Activities: corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin patch

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