16 Long Island Farms To Visit This Harvest Season

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Families pick their own pumpkins at an LI farm (Photo by Bob Giglione)

Brightwaters Farms

Brightwaters Farms
Brightwaters Farms

Operating since the late 1600s, Brightwaters Farms has everything from perennials and trees to fresh veggies, pumpkins, and hay. They have Apple cider, homemade baked goods, orchard apples, pumpkins, gourds, mums, straw bales, and corn stalks available through October. 1624 Manatuck Blvd., Bay Shore brightwatersfarms.com

Brookville Nurseries

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Brookville Nurseries

Fall flowers including mums and fall asters. Find a beautiful selection of seasonal flowers and mums to spruce up your garden! 5300 Northern Blvd., Glen Head 516-626-0018.

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s 

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Crossroads Farm at Grossmanns

With organic produce, vegan eats, and gluten-free sweets, this charming nonprofit farmstand is the perfect place to find a treat! They have Long Island sweet corn, lettuces, potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, winter squashes and collard greens (zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, and blackberries available in early fall). 480 Hempstead Ave., Malverne xroadsfarmliny.com

Elwood Pumpkin FarmpumpkinsPlucking pumpkins right off the vine, hay rides, and a corn maze will get the entire family in the fall spirit. 1500 E. Jericho Turnpike, Huntington elwoodpumpkinfarm.com

F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm

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F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm

Go on a quest to pick the perfect pumpkin, stopping at the Haunted House, getting lost in the maze, or riding a pony along the way! They also have a playground & inflatables, children’s haunted mansion walk-through, and a nighttime adult haunted house. 26 Pinelawn Rd., Mellville schmittfarms.com

Hank’s Pumpkintown

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Hanks Pumpkintown

Right out of a storybook, a big red barn sets the stage for a day filled with apple and pumpkin picking. They also have a wooden playground, freshly baked fall treats, corn maze, tractor and hay rides, face painting, and gem mining. 240 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill hankspumpkintown.com

Harbes Orchard

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Harbes Orchard

Go in the a.m. for the vineyard and the orchard and come back after hours for a spooky nighttime maze! They also have pumpkins, apple cider and baked goods. 5698 Sound Ave., Riverhead harbesfamilyfarm.com

Heritage Farm & Garden

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Heritage Farm & Garden

Seasonal decor, expert advice, and a wide array of greenery make Heritage Farm the ultimate spot for green thumbs. They also have pumpkin picking, jam, baked goods, corn, mums. 6050 Northern Blvd., East Norwich heritagefarmandgarden.com

Jericho Cider Mill

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Jericho Cider Mill

A local gem. Enjoy a crisp fall day with a freshly baked donut and a steaming cup of cider. They also have gourmet candy and caramel apples, and pies. 213 Jericho Oyster Bay Rd., Jericho jerichocider.com

Kerber’s Farm

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Kerbers Farm

Artisinal jams and hand-poured candles are among the perfect holiday gifts to be found at Kerber’s. They also have tomatoes, herbs, eggs, baked goods, farm-fresh breakfasts and lunches. 309 W Pulaski Rd., Huntington kerbersfarm.com

Lewin FarmApple Picking on Long IslandGather apples and gourds or stop by the farmstand for a gourmet selection of fresh produce. They also have pick-your-own tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, apples, pumpkins and gourds. Plus a corn maze.812 Sound Ave., Calverton lewinfarm.com

Meyer’s Farm Stand

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Meyers Farmstand

A neat old farmstand, this family run spot has homegrown veggies, produce, and smiles to go around! They have cauliflower, broccoli, winter squash, and over 30 different vegetables. Plus homemade crumb cakes, pies, and cookies. 146 Piquets Ln., Woodbury 516-364-1777

Richters Orchard

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Richters Orchard

A working family owned farm with delicious cider and apples is a seasonal favorite amongst locals. Baked goods on weekends. 1 Richters Orchard Driveway, Northport 631-261-1980

Rottkamp Brothers Farmfield agriculture farm cerealsFind pumpkins, gourds, corn, and straw at this quaint stand. They also have collards, kale, mustard, turnip tops, Swiss chard, kohlrabi, and horseradish. McCouns Ln., Glen Head rottkampfarms.com

Woodside Orchard

Woodside Orchards Hard Cider
Woodside Orchards Hard Cider has variations, such as sweet, apple lemon and cinnamon apple—they’ve also had apple ginger, apple raspberry and apple pumpkin in the past. (Credit: Woodside Orchards Hard Cider/Facebook)

Semi-dwarf trees for the little ones and hard cider tastings for the not-so-little ones will fill a day of good ol’-fashioned apple picking. They also have honey, local gifts and baked goods. 729 Main Road Rt. 25, Aquebogue woodsideorchards.com

Young’s Farm 
Founded in 1892 and run by the original family, Young’s farm is stocked with produce grown onsite and locally famous pies and goodies. They have cabbage, carrots, beets, brussel sprouts and other seasonal produce. Daily baked goods from scratch, jams and fall decor. 91 Hegemans Ln., Glen Head youngs.farm