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It's orange all over the Oregon Farm Loop!
Is there anything more quintessentially fall then heading to a large field dotted with bright orange pumpkins? Not for our money. Read on to see where you can catch the pumpkin experience on the Oregon Farm Loop!

On the Farmlandia Farm Loop
On the Canby Farm Loop
  • Fir Point Farms - Six-acre pumpkin patch, hay rides, corn maze, cow train, fresh apple cider, donuts & fall apples
On the Marion Farm Loop
  • Bauman's Farm & Garden - Harvest Festival running every day, with over 30 activities including farm animals, giant pumpkin drop, mazes & pumpkin train rides
  • E.Z. Orchards - Harvest Festival with pumpkin patch, corn maze, petting zoo, live music, hay rides, educational tours, caramel apples, pie, hot cider & famous apple cider donuts
  • Green Bridge Gardens - Pumpkin patch & U-pick produce
  • French Prairie Gardens - Pumpkin patch, pig races, mazes, & fall produce
  • Sunnyview Vegetable Garden - Pumpkin patch & fall vegetables
Meet Your Farmer: Erin Gruetzman with Beilke Family Farm
Erin has been working at the third-generation Beilke Family Farm since 2004.

Located on the Marion Farm Loop, Beilke specializes in blueberries and, at this time of year, 18 different varieties of apples! You can walk their 10-acre apple orchard seven days a week - they'd love to have you come in, pick a bucket (or two) and say hi! Read the article here.
Check out the great events happening all over the Oregon Farm Loop this month
Barn Dance & Pig Roast at The Oregon Garden, Oct. 20

Learn how to line dance in the Grand Hall at The Oregon Garden at this fun annual Barn Dance event . On the Marion Farm Loop from 6-11pm. Tickets are $25 for dancing only, or $40 to include the pig roast dinner, with discounts for members and overnight guests.
Progressive Harvest Dinner at Terra Vina Vineyards, Oct. 14

Celebrate the harvest and the end of summer with Terra Vina Wines at their Wilsonville vineyard. This small group experience will feature five courses paired with their estate wines, as well as a stroll throughout the vines. The vineyard in located on the Farmlandia Farm Loop, and starts at 5pm. Tickets are $85/person - Please email or call 503-925-0712 to reserve your seat.
Oregon apple season is Here!
Apple pie, applesauce, dried apples... you can smell the cinnamon already, can't you? All throughout the Oregon Farm Loop, you can find U-pick and ready-picked apples, alongside vegetables and other fall produce:

Farmlandia Farm Loop
Canby Farm Loop
Molalla Country Farm Loop
Marion Farm Loop
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Oregon Agritourism Partnership, an Oregon nonprofit that benefits agritourism farms
Kyle Bunch Agency - American Family Insurance
Oregon State University Extension Service
Oregon's Mt Hood Territory
Travel Salem
Cities/Chambers of Canby, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Molalla, West Linn, Oregon City and Wilsonville
Clackamas and Marion Counties, Marion County Extension 4-H Service District
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