Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage

Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage
The Yin and Yang of Thankfulness

Friday, October 2, 2009


'tis the season to go on a fun family outing and buy pumpkins, apples, gourds, corn stalks, and just a autumn in your soul....
Bachman Valley Farm
Rt. 97 North
Westminister, MD 21158
Carroll County
Phone: (410) 876-1776
Open: July - December
Directions: 2 miles north of Westminister
Apples: Empire, Gala, Stayman, Red and Golden Delicious
Other fruit: Peaches and Nectarines
Baugher Apple Orchard and Packing House
1236 Baugher Road
Westminster, MD 21158
Carroll County
Phone: (410) 848-5541
Description: Wagon rides for PYO customers, farm zoo, playground June through October, Fall Fun Days, Hayrides, Scarecrow Workshop.

Butler's Orchard
22200 Davis Mill Rd
Germantown MD 20876
Montgomery County
Phone: (301) 972-3299
Description: Complete selection of fruits & vegetables, bedding plants, herbs, preserves, honey, home baked goods, cider, pumpkins, gourds, straw, cornstalks, Indian corn, mums, decorated Christmas trees, wreaths roping. Group Outings by appointment, Pumpkin Harvest Days, Pumpkin Festival, Hayrides, Farm Animals Hayloft Barn, Straw Maze, Pedal Tractors, Pony Rides, Live entertainment, Hayrides with Bonfire by reservation.
Other Fruit: Pick Your Own: strawberries, blueberries, sour cherries, thornless blackberries, red raspberries

Catoctin Mt. Orchard
15036 North Franklinville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788
Frederick County
Phone: (301) 271-2737
Open: June - December open daily. January-March open Fri-Sun
Directions: The market is located on the west side of Route 15 and visible while driving along route 15. Take North Franklinville Road exit from Route 15 to access the market and orchard areas. Catoctin Mountain Orchard's Farm Market is located 25 miles north of Frederick County, Maryland and 15 miles south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Apples: Lodi, Summer Rambo, Paula Red, Gala, Cortland, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonathon, Empire, Stayman, Red York, Granny Smith, Ida Red, Braeburn.

Larriland Farm Inc.
2415 Rt. 94
Woodbine, MD 21797
Howard County
Phone: (301) 854-6110 or (410) 442-2605
Open: Late August / Early September - first weekend in November
Directions: Exit 73 from I-70, 3 miles south on Rt. 94.
Description: Pick Your own fruits and vegetables. Cider, flowers, honey, jams & jellies. October hot dogs, hamburgers & apple fritters. Tours & Evening Hayrides by appointment, Straw Maze, Hayride. Always call the day you are coming to find out what's available that day and to avoid disappointment.
Apples: Ginger Gold, Gala, Red Delicious, Magnolia Gold, Jonagold, Empire, Golden Delicious, Cameo, Fortune, IdaRed, Stayman, Mutsu, Suncrisp, Braeburn, Fuji, Enterprise, Granny Smith, Pink Lady
Other Fruit: Blueberries, black raspberries, thornless blackberries, nectarines, peaches, plums, red raspberries, strawberries, sour cherries

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