A chill in the air and changing of the seasons marks the return of two important acronyms: Pumpkin Spice Lattes (PSL) and Pick Your Own (PYO) fall produce. With wide open spaces aplenty, local orchards and farms provide relatively safe escapes from the house during the COVID-19 crisis. Once back home, visitors can flip freshly picked produce into pies in the comfort of their own kitchens.
Apple inventory is sparser this year, due to May frosts knocking out some of the DMV’s harvest. But pumpkins appear to be plentiful in the area. Each farm has its own safety protocols in place this season, but one request is consistent for all: If you’re sick, don’t pick.Read More