By Katie Pohlman

Spend some time outside with friends and family this fall, and pick your own apples, pumpkins and chestnuts.

Visiting pick-your-own farms is a great way to ensure your food is local. Many farms make the picking more fun with hayrides and farm animals. Here are some farms to visit when you want to get your hands a little dirty in the pumpkin patch or apple orchard.

Pumpkins only

Apples and pumpkins

Apples only

Chestnuts

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