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Give 'em Pumpkin to Talk About



Few things are better than a beautiful Fall day in Michigan. Especially if that Fall day is spent picking apples at your favorite apple orchard, choosing pumpkins at your favorite pumpkin patch, or petting the animals at a local farm. Throw in some hot apple cider, and BOOM ... perfect day. Check out a few of our member's favorite apple orchards, pumpkin patch and farms in the Greater Oakland County area of Michigan.


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Blake's is home to an 800-acre working farm and orchard with a Cider Mill, Funland, Tasting Room, and Hard Cider Production Facility. They grow over 40 different apple varieties, along with a diverse selection of other crops.


Westview has you-pick produce available starting with strawberries in June, through pumpkins in October. They also have an adorable farmers market open year round.


Yates Cider Mill | Rochester Hills

Yates Cider Mill dates back to 1863, and is set next to the beautiful Clinton river. They have awesome cider & donuts, plus apple tent varieties that change weekly.


Family fun begins at Miller's Big Red, the oldest U-Pick Apple Orchard in Michigan. They offer a variety of U-Pick fruits including apples, pumpkins, raspberries and strawberries.


Cooks Dairy Farm | Ortonville Visit their working dairy farm while enjoying a tasty treat! They're your one-stop location for the best homemade ice cream (our members love it!), fresh dairy products, and farm experience!


Since 1960 the Webster family has been serving Southeastern Michigan with unique recreational and educational activities in a rural environment, bringing children in contact with animals and nature.

Bowers School Farm has been housed on 90 acres within Bloomfield Hills since the 1960's.  Animals such as  sheep, horses, and a llama graze the pastures. Bowers Farm is also home to poultry of all types, rabbits and goats.


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