This is prime season for the pickiest among us. Around these parts, apples usually dominate the calendar, and for good reason. But as the season turns, there will be all types of gourds awaiting your discerning eye. A sampling:
Applecrest Farm Orchards: 133 Exeter Road, Hampton Falls. applecrest.com. Stop by the animal barnyard.
Beans and Greens Farm: 245 Intervale Road, Gilford. 293-2853. beansandgreensfar.com.
Beech Hill Farm: 10 Beech Hill Road, Hopkinton. 223-0828. beechhillfarm.com. Stop by the corn mazes and nature trails.
Brookdale Fruit Farm:
38 Broad St., Hollis. brookdalefarms.com. Hayrides offered
in September and October.
Carter Hill Orchard: 73 Carter Hill Road, Concord. 225-2625. carterhillapples.com.
Dimond Hill Farm: 314
Hopkinton Road, Concord.
Gould Hill Farm: 656 Gould Hill Road, Hopkinton. 746-3811. gouldhillfarm.com. Hayrides
and entertainment, too.
Kimball Fruit: Route 122,
Hollis. (978) 433-9751.
Lavoie’s Farm: 12 Nartoff Road, Hollis. 882-0072. lavoiesfarm.com. Hayrides, corn maze and fresh cider.
Marshall Pumpkin Farm: 169
N. Main St., Boscawen. 545-7794. marshallpumpkinfarm.com.
Moulton Farm: 18 Quarry Road, Meredith. 279-3915.
Park Family Farm: 360 Upper City Road, Pittsfield. 731-0901.
Patch Orchards: 88 Churchill Way, Lebanon. 448-4130.
Riverview Farm: 141 River Road, Plainfield. 298-8519. riverviewnh.com.
Rosaly’s Garden and Farmstand: 63 Elm Hill Road, Peterborough.
Rossview Farm: 85 District 5 Road, Concord. 228-4872.
Sunnycrest Farm: 59 High Range Road, Londonderry.
Open until Thanksgiving.
Wilson Farm Stand: 144 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield.
Washburn’s Windy Hill Orchard: 66 Mason Road, Greenville.
Windy Ridge Orchard: 1775
Benton Road, North Haverhill.