Your 2020 Guide to Fall in Webster
8 farms you’ll want to take your family to this year
Fall may look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all that the Webster area has to offer in fall festivities.
From apple picking to pumpkins, a number of farms and markets are still offering their typical autumn favorites so you and the family can still have some Webster harvest fun this year!
Below is a list of some Webster and Penfield farm markets you simply MUST check out this year.
Joe Obbie Farmers’ Market is open 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays throughout October. A number of vendors gather in Webster Towne Center plaza at 1028 Ridge Road, Webster. They offer a variety of fresh produce, flowers, herbs, honey, maple syrup, jams, cider, and much more.
Get into the fall spirit with some veggies to make some fall-themed meals for the family (squash soup, anyone?), or try some cider to satisfy your fall tooth!
Bauman’s Farm Market is open Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Located in Penfield, Bauman’s is a must if you’re looking for the whole apples-and-pumpkins experience. Check out the “Scary Pumpkin Room,” the teepee, the hay maze, pumpkins, fried cakes, and apples - LOADS of apples!
Ever had an apple cider slushie? Try one at Herman’s Farm Market & Cider Mill! Complement it with a fried cake and you have yourself an amazing fall treat.
Herman’s is also the place to be if you’re a peach fan. They’re “the peach people”!
Herman’s is open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. It’s located at 741 Five Mile Line Road in Webster. Check them out at www.shop.weshipapples.com/main.sc or visit their Facebook page for the latest updates.
If you’ve never been to Schutt’s Apple Mill, you haven’t truly experienced “fall.” Open all year round, Schutt’s is best known for what? You guessed it: apples. Take the family to Schutt’s for a “U-Pick Apples” experience, with that fresh-from-the-branch satisfaction. Contact the mill for specific “U-Pick” dates and times.
Schutt’s is located at 1063 Plank Road, Webster, and is open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday thru Sunday. Don’t forget to pick up a pumpkin while you’re there!
A fresh baked apple cider donut on top of a cider slushie and creamy vanilla ice cream… Sound good to you? You can experience one of these unique fall delicacies at Wickham Farms, located at 1315 Sweets Corner Road in Penfield.
Take pictures on the “Harvest Throne,” pick apples, ride the “Wickham Express,” and more at Wickham’s!
Get your fill of fresh autumn crops at Maier Farms, located at 450 Phillips Road in Webster. Sweet corn, garlic, peppers, onions, squash, pumpkins - get it all at one place!
While you’re there, check out some of the fun Halloween decorations that you and the kids will love.
Does your family just love raspberries? Then visiting Raspberry Hill Farm at 1515 Salt Road in Penfield is a must!
The raspberry patch is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; so why not pick some fresh fall berries this year?
For more information, visit the Raspberry Hill Farm Facebook page.
Decorating for fall? Buy some corn stalks and straw bales at Woody Acres! It’s also a great place to find pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes.
Want to get away from your troubles for a bit? Get lost in the Woody Acres maze while you’re there.
Woody Acres is located at 1530 Harris Road in Penfield. Business hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday thru Sunday. Visit http://woodyacresfarm.blogspot.com/p/pumpkins.html or the Woody Acres Facebook page for more information.
Please note that each farm may have its own rules and restrictions in accordance with COVID-19 precautions. To find out what each farm’s safety precautions are, contact them in advance, and always wear a mask or face covering.
Don’t stay cooped up inside this fall! If you and your family are feeling healthy and itching for some fall fun, explore some of these local farms. You’ll be happy you did.