There is something quite special about a beautiful crisp, fall day in search of the perfect pumpkin to carve or the best bunch of apples to pick for a delicious apple pie! Nothing is more rewarding than finding your perfect pumpkin so make sure to check out great spots in Mercer County to get yours today. Want to expand past apples and pumpkins? Look into picking other seasonal veggies like spinach, zucchini, cucumbers and more - yum!
Lee Turkey Farm
201 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor
There are more vegetables to pick in September and October than apples and pumpkins! Admission is $3 per person for anyone 3 and up (fee goes right back into the farm for upkeep and staff). Lee Turkey Farm also has pears, winter squash, sweet corn, cucumbers, zucchini, green beans, flat beans, eggplant, sweet peppers, hot peppers, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce and spinach to pick! Nothing is better than supporting a local farm and picking your own fresh veggies.
Photo via https://leeturkeyfarm.com/
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA
While Shady Brook Farm is outside of the Mercer County area, it's another great destination to enjoy a day outdoors and dive into fall activities. Outside of picking apples and pumpkins, Shady Brook offers wildflower and sunflower picking too! This is a great day destination as they host their Fall Fest with a five-acre corn maze, eerie illuminations Halloween light show, campfires, live music and more.
Photo via facebook.com/shadybrookfarmstand/photos
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville
This weekend kicks off Oasis Family Farm open now through October 30th with jam-packed events for every family member! Spend the day picking pumpkins and let your little ones run around in the Fun Zone loaded with plenty of activities like basketball hoops, ziplines and tire horse swings. Grab fresh, farm-made products such as soaps and candles from the farm store. The farm is open on the weekends from 10am - 5pm and weekdays 11am - 4pm.
Photo via https://www.facebook.com/oasisfarm/
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton
Kick off fall with apple and pumpkin picking at Terhune Orchards! After, kick you feet up, eat some homemade donuts and grab a wine-tasting flight. Check out their website to view different packages for their fall family fun weekend schedule and guarantee yourself a spot. There are tons of amenities such as corn mazes, children's activities, live music and much more!
Photo via https://www.terhuneorchards.com/read-pick-program/