Best Pick-Your-Own Produce Destination: Lynd Fruit Farm

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
9090 Morse Rd. SW, Pataskala, 740-927-1333,

Located about 12 miles due east of Easton, this summer and fall will be the Lynd family's 91st year of apple growing and, judging by our readers' votes, they are much appreciated for that. They also do business in the pumpkin, pear, plum and peach trades, but it's their Cortland, Winesap, Gala and Pixie Crunch apples (to name just a few varietals) that pull in the crowds (although the Wild West Giant Corn Maze probably draws a few people, too).

The U-pick activities happen on Fridays through Sundays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in September and October, but a tent where you can buy pre-picked and sorted fruit is open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in August, September and October.

Runners-up: Jacquemin Farms, Hoffman's Farm Market