Fall Festivals – What to do and NOT do!

It’s no surprise that October’s onslaught of fall festivals comes with a little madness, crowds and waits. Who hasn’t been to a farm or orchard on a gorgeous fall weekend without standing in line for 20 minutes for apple cider donuts. We’ve all been there. But sometimes things can get out of hand, and you’re so overcome by the crowds that you’re on the verge of leaving without donuts, lunch, pony rides, and god forbid, apples! We almost had one of these experiences this past weekend when we visited one of our favorite farms – Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard in North Salem, NY – where it was so crazy that had we not been meeting up with good friends, there’s a good chance we would have bailed. But we didn’t. Below are some tips on how to make the “fall festival” experience run smoothly, or as smoothly as possible. View Post

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