As the once-green leaves turn shades of orange and red, there's no doubt that fall is upon us.
And with just a couple of weeks until Halloween, it's a great time to venture out to local farms and check out their recent crop of pumpkins, or grab a bag or two of apples for apple pies.
Here's a brief list of farms near Tiverton-Little Compton, and what they're offering, that we found on PumpkinPatchesandMore.org — you can also check out Farm Fresh RI for more information, including hours and directions.
- Escobar Farm Corn Maze, 255 Middle Road, Portsmouth - Pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, cow train rides, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides and more! Phone: 401-683-1444. Alternate Phone: 401-864-1064. Fax: 401-683-1444. Email:email@example.com. Open daily, 10 a.m. to dusk.
- Mello's Farm and Flower Center LLC, 444 Boys's Lane, Portsmouth -Pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field. Phone: 401-683-6262. Open: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday.
- Peckham Farm, 1299 Wapping Road, Middletown - Pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field. Phone: 401-847-2202. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Sweet Berry Farm, 915 Mitchell's Lane, Middletown - Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field and more! Phone: 401-847-3912. Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week, whatever the weather, through Oct. 31. Open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. November through December.