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Where to pick your own apples this fall

Before you leave for picking, call the farm. Some have websites so you can check apple varieties and other activities. You can also call the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources at 877-627-7476 or go to https://massnrc.org/farmlocator/map.aspx

Amesbury

Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave. (978-388-5525). Daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m. From I-95 take Exit 58B (Amesbury) onto Route 110 west. Right at the rotary onto Market Street (Route 150). Go 1 mile. Right onto Fern Avenue. Farm on left. www.ciderhill.com

Berlin

Berlin Orchards, 310 Sawyer Hill Road (978-838-2400). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take I-495 north to Route 62 (Exit 26) toward Berlin/Clinton. Go left at the end of the ramp. Drive for a half mile and take a right onto Lower Sawyer Hill Road. www.berlinorchards.com

Bolton

Bolton Spring Farm, 159 Main St. (Route 117) (978-779-2898). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. I-495 to Exit 27 on Route 117. Go east toward Stow for 2 miles; orchard on left. www.boltonspringfarm.com

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Nashoba Valley Winery and Orchard, 100 Wattaquadock Hill Road (978-779-5521). Mon-Tues 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wed-Fri 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mass. Pike or Route 2 west to I-495 to Exit 27. Go 1 mile west on Route 117 to Bolton Center, left at the yellow light on Wattaquadock Hill Road; orchard on left. www.nashobawinery.com

East Bridgewater

C.N. Smith Farm, 325 South St. (508-378-2270). Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-

4 p.m. I-93 south to Route 24 south. Exit 16A (West Bridgewater). Stay on Route 106 east about 8 miles. Right onto South Street at the YMCA. www.cnsmithfarminc.com

Groton

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Autumn Hills Orchard, 495 Chicopee Row (978-448-8388). Weekdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment, schedule by e-mailing info@autumnhillorchard.com, Sat-Sun and holidays 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Route 119 to Groton, right on Hollis Street (it turns into Chicopee Row). Orchard on left. www.autumnhillsorchard.com

Harvard

Carlson Orchards, 115 Oak Hill Road (800-286-3916). Daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Route 2 west to Exit 38B. Go a quarter mile. Right on Poor Farm Road. Follow signs. www.carlsonorchards.com

Doe Orchards, 327 Ayer Road (Routes 110/111), 978-772-4139. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Route 2 west to Exit 38B (Routes 110/111, Ayer/Groton exit). Drive 1½ miles north, we are on the left. www.doeorchards.wordpress.com

Westward Orchards Farm Store, 178 Massachusetts Ave. (Route 111) (978-456-8363). Daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Route 2 west to Exit 43, Route 111 south; go about 4 miles. www.westwardorchards.com

Ipswich

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Russell Orchards, 143 Argilla Road (978-356-5366). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. I-95 north to Route 128 north. Follow Route 128 to Exit 20A (Route 1A) to Route 133 in Ipswich. Follow signs for Crane Beach. www.russellorchards.com

Leominster

Sholan Farms, 1125 Pleasant St. (978-840-3276). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. From Route 2 west take Exit 33 (Leominster) toward I-190 south. Continue on the Leominster Connector and then onto Mechanic Street. Drive for about 1 mile, then left onto Pleasant Street. Stay right to remain on Pleasant Street. Go 3 miles. Farm on right. www.sholanfarms.com

Lunenburg

Lanni Orchards, 294 Chase Road (Route 13) (978-582-6246). Daily 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Route 2 west to Route 13 north, stay right at the ramp, first left, orchard on right. Follow signs. www.lanniorchards.com

North Andover

Barker’s Farm, 1267 Osgood St. (Route 125) (978-683-0785). Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m. I-93 north to Exit 43 (North Andover), merge onto Massachusetts Avenue, left onto Route 125 north, farm on right.

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Smolak Farms, 315 South Bradford St. (978-682-6332). Daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. I-93 north to Exit 41 (Andover/North Andover, Route 125). Right at end of ramp. Follow Route 125 about 7 miles. Left at the light at Route 114. Right at the next light onto Route 125. Right at the light after the 99 Restaurant. Go through North Andover. Bear left at fire station. Go 1 mile. Left at yellow light. Go 2 miles. Farm on left. www.smolakfarms.com

Northborough

Tougas Family Farm, 234 Ball St. (508-393-6406). Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. I-495 north to Exit 25B (I-290 west) to Exit 24 (Church Street) toward Boylston, take right onto Ball Street, then follow the signs up the hill. www.tougasfarm.com

North Brookfield

Brookfield Orchards, 12 Lincoln Road (877-622-7555). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mass. Pike west to Sturbridge exit. Route 20 east, left to Route 49, left on Route 9. Follow signs. www.brookfieldorchardsonline.com

Peabody

Brooksby Farm, 54 Felton St. (978-531-7456). Daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Route 128 north to Exit 25 west to Route 114. Go through three sets of lights. Left on Cross Street. Second right onto Felton. www.brooksbyfarm.org (Sept. 9-early October)

Pepperell

Kimball Fruit Farm, 184 Hollis St. (Route 122 north on Mass.-N.H. line) (978-433-9751). Daily 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Route 3 north to exit 5W (Route 111 west). Follow for six miles then take a right at blinking light. Farm is 2 miles on the left near the state line. www.kimballfruitfarm.com

Phillipston

Red Apple Farm, 455 Highland Ave. (978-249-6763). Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Route 2 to Exit 19 from the east, Exit 18 from the west. Follow signs. www.redapplefarm.com

South Natick

Belkin Family Lookout Farm, 89 Pleasant St. (508-653-0653). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. I-95/Route 128 Exit 21B. Go 5 miles on Route 16 west into South Natick Square. Left onto Pleasant Street. Go about 1 mile. www.lookoutfarm.com

Sterling

Clearview Farm, 4 Kendall Hill Road (978-422-6442). Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Route 2 west to

I-190 south or Mass. Pike west to I-495 north to Route 62. Drive through Clinton. Follow the signs. www.clearviewfarmstand.com

Davis Farmland, 145 Redstone Hill Road (978-422-6666). Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m., with last admission at 3:30. Route 2 west to I-190 south to Exit 6. Follow the signs. www.davisfarmland.com (opens Sept. 10)

Stow

Carver Hill Orchard, 101 Brookside Ave., off Route 62 (978-897-6117). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with last admission at 4. Routes 117 and 62 to Stow Center. Left at lights, 2 miles to Brookside Avenue on left. Follow signs. www.carverhillorchard.com

Honey Pot Hill Orchards, 138 Sudbury Road (978-562-5666). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Route 2 west to Route 62. Go 7 miles into Stow. Follow signs. www.honeypothill.com

Shelburne Farm, 106 West Acton Road (978-897-9287). Weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m., weekends 9 a.m.-6 p.m., with last admission a half-hour before closing. Route 117, right on Crescent Street. Go to end. Right on West Acton Road. Farm on left. www.shelburnefarm.com

Sutton

Foppema Orchards, 10 McClellan Road (508-865-6706). Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mass Pike west to Route 146. Go south, then left on Central Turnpike. Left on Dodge Hill Road. Follow signs. www.keownorchards.com (opens Sept. 9)

Tyngsborough

Parlee Farms, 95 Farwell Road (978-649-3854). Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. On I-93 north, take Exit 44B to merge onto I-495 south toward Lowell. Take the exit toward Route 3 north. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Route 3 north. Take Exit 35B to merge onto Route 3 north toward Nashua. Exit 36 for Middlesex Road (toward South Nashua). Keep right at fork, follow signs for Middlesex Road/Tyngsborough and merge onto Middlesex Road. Left onto Farwell Road. Farm on right. www.parleefarms.com

Warren

Breezelands Orchards, 1791 Southbridge Road (413-436-7122). Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Take Mass Pike west to Exit 9 (Sturbridge). Follow Route 20 west for 2 miles, then follow Route 148 north for 4 miles. First left after the high school. www.breezelandsorchards.com

Westford

Drew Farms, 31 Tadmuck Road (978-807-0719). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. I-495 to Exit 32. Take Boston Road to Route 110. Left onto 110, left onto Tadmuck Road. www.drewfarm.com (opens Sept. 9)