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'Sweeten' Your Fall Apple Picking At Demarest Farms In Hillsdale

Demarest Farms in Hillsdale.
Demarest Farms in Hillsdale. Photo Credit: Facebook
Apples are the star attraction at Demarest Farms in Hillsdale.
Apples are the star attraction at Demarest Farms in Hillsdale. Photo Credit: Facebook
Richard Haggerstine has his first taste of Demarest Farms' homemade doughnut as his son, James, watches with envy.
Richard Haggerstine has his first taste of Demarest Farms' homemade doughnut as his son, James, watches with envy. Photo Credit: Cecilia Levine

HILLSDALE, N.J. -- It's apple-picking season -- the ideal time to enjoy the crisp fall weather -- not to mention apple cider, cider doughnuts and just-baked apple pie.

Poll
What's Your Favorite Apple?
Final Results Voting Closed

What's Your Favorite Apple?

  • Gala
    16%
  • Empire
    3%
  • Cortland
    3%
  • McIntosh
    19%
  • Honeycrisp
    34%
  • Macoun
    10%
  • Red Delicious
    10%
  • Gala Red
    2%
  • Jonagold
    3%

Forget schlepping to Warwick, N.Y. this year. Instead, support the local economy and head closer to home. At Demarest Farms in Hillsdale, there are14 varieties of pick-your-own apples, along with tractor pulled hay wagon rides, pet and feed-friendly farm animals, a corn maze, and lots of fresh-baked goodies.

Apple picking hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Available at the moment: Red and Golden Delicious, Cortland, Gala, Greenings, Liberty, Fortune, and Freedom, though best to check the farm's Facebook page for apple options.

When there, you'll see the farm recently got voted on PureWow.com as among the best in the U.S. for its enormous pumpkin patch.

Demarest is at 44 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale, NJ (201-666-0472, www.demarestfarms.com/ .

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