Yes, it’s that time of year again.  The weather this year has led to an early crop of apples, so it’s time to get picking.

My family loves Honey Pot Hill Orchards in Stow, MA, where they offer hayrides, a hedge maze, and a small animal farm.

Hours: 10-5 daily

Cost: “Big Bag”, 20lbs. is $22.00 and allows up to 5 people into the orchard. “Medium”, 10lbs.is $15.00 and allows up to 3 people into the orchard. The cost for the hedgemaze which includes the tunnel maze for children ages 4 thru 10 is $1.50 per person. August 28 thru October 31 on the weekends the cost is $3.00 person. Hayrides are $1.

Address: 144 Sudbury Road, Stow, MA 01775

Website: http://www.honeypothill.com