Pumpkins sit in the Ioka Valley Farm pumpkin patch in Stephentown, N.Y., where the Hancock-based farm grows its pumpkins.
Pumpkins sit in the Ioka Valley Farm pumpkin patch in Stephentown, N.Y., where the Hancock-based farm grows its pumpkins. (Stephanie Zollshan)
Thursday October 25, 2012

Howden Farm -- Brude Howden, 303 Rannapo Road, Sheffield. (413) 229-8481, www.howdenfarm.com

Ioka Valley Farm -- Route 43, Hancock. Open on weekends through October for pumpkins, hayrides and games. (413) 738-5915, iokavalleyfarm.com

Maynard Farms -- Tom Maynard, 326 River Road, Ulster Park, N.Y., (845) 331-6908, www.maynardfarms.com

Riiska Brook Orchard -- Barbara and Bill Riiska, 101 New Hartford Road, Sandisfield, (413) 258-4761

Taft Farms -- Daniel Tawczynski, 119 Park St. North, Great Barrington, www.taftfarms.com

Pumpkins ready to go:

Lake View Orchard -- 94 Old Cheshire Road, Lanesborough, (413) 448-6009, www.lakevieworchard.com

Lowland Farm -- 129 New Marlboro Road, Monterey, (413) 528-0728

Mountain View Farm -- Old Cheshire Road, Lanesboro, (413) 445-7642, Facebook

Whitney's Farm Market -- Route 8, Cheshire, (413) 442-4749, www.whitneysfarm.com

-- Information from Berkshire Grown and other web sources; we suggest calling ahead before visiting a farm, to check hours and availability of pumpkins.


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