Sunday, October 13, 2013

Schnepf Farms

Every October, kids across America  head to the pumpkin patch to pick out their very own pumpkin to carve for Halloween.  These days, that patch is most commonly your local grocery store but for Chloe's first pumpkin, we made the drive to the edge of town to visit Schnepf Farms, a working farm that holds an annual Fall festival.

The grounds are filled with nostalgic elements like old country buildings that house local preserves, handmade candles, and decor and gifts.  We were sure to stop in one for one of the last jars of Pumpkin Butter.  Now considering it is only the 2nd weekend of the festival and they had just a handful left, you know this stuff is delicious!

All around the farm are tons of quintessential settings perfect for some farm themed photo ops.

Now it was off to pick our pumpkins! One for each of us, and two little ones for the doggies, too!

There are so many fun things for kids to do like a roller coaster, carousel and pony rides. For now, we just watched from the sidelines but in a few years we'll be all over it! We could check out the petting zoo, watch the pig races, and get lost inside the corn maze.  Simon also enjoyed their mini X games while I found some tasty Italian Ice.

Chloe was so wiped out that she slept through the entire bumpy corn maze.  The only way out was through the rows where we had no choice but to pick up the stroller and carry her out!  I say that means it was a successful afternoon.

No comments:

Post a Comment