Homestead Farm is a 230-acre farm located in Poolesville, Maryland. The family-owned farm offers a variety of pick-your-own fruits and vegetables and has a large farm market as well. Produce includes strawberries, tart cherries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and more.
During the fall season, Homestead Farm hosts a pumpkin festival with a variety of seasonal activities. During the holiday season, the farm offers pre-cut and cut-your-own Christmas Trees including Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir and Canaan Fir.
Enjoy the following photos and get a glimpse of the property and activities on the farm.
The Fall Harvest Festival is held weekends through October from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a hayride, pick your own apples or pumpkins, find your way through the hay maze.
Homestead Farm Market
The Market at Homestead Farm offers a wide selection of seasonal produce including apples, tomatoes, sweet corn, bell peppers, eggplant, green beans, potatoes, squash, beets, cucumbers, onions and more. They also carry a large selection of jams and preserves as well as honey collected from beehives on the farm.
Hayride at Homestead Farm
During the fall festival at Homestead Farm, visitors enjoy hayrides through the 230-acre property. Visitors travel from across the region to participate in a variety of fun family activities.
Goats at Homestead Farm
Homestead Farm is home to a variety of farm animals including goats. This goat is relaxing and enjoying a sunny day on the farm.
Alpaca at Homestead Farm
A few alpacas are at home at Homestead Farm. The domesticated species is a native of South America. Alpacas are considerably smaller than llamas, and are often mistaken for them. Their fiber is used to create blankets, sweaters, hats, gloves, scarves, sweaters, socks, coats and blankets across the world. Alpaca are social creatures and are often kept as pets on local farms.
Pumpkins at Homestead Farm
During the fall season, visitors flock to Homestead Farm to pick a pumpkin. There are a variety available in a wide range of sizes and colors. The Fall Harvest Festival is held weekends through October from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Families can take a hayride, pick their own apples or pumpkins, find their way through the hay maze and more.
Pond at Homestead Farm
Homestead Farm is a beautiful farm with a pond and great seasonal pick-your-own opportunities. It is a nice destination to enjoy a day of family fun.
Scarecrow at Homestead Farm
Homestead Farm is decked out for the Halloween season with a variety of decorations. The farm is among the least crowded in the region for fall activities. It is located a little farther out than some of the other farms, but is within an easy drive from the more populated areas of Montgomery County.