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Pumpkin Patches, Foods and Recipes You’ll Love

As everyone’s favorite fall produce begins to pop up around the state, we celebrate the season’s star ingredient, from U-pick patches to dessert recipes to made-in-Ohio eats.

If Ohio has a symbol of fall, it’s the pumpkin. From the good old-fashioned pumpkin patch to farms stacked high with selections that are ready for you to take home, check out our guide to 15 spots across the state that can get your porch looking the part before the leaves begin to fall. Next, check out a trio of delicious made-in-Ohio eats featuring pumpkin flavors. Then, try your hand at one of these tasty pumpkin recipes that will be sure to have your family and friends smiling (and asking for seconds) this autumn season. 

Lynd Fruit Farm dad and daughter in pumpkin patch (photo courtesy of Lynd Fruit Farm)
15 Ohio Pumpkin Patches & FarmsWhether you want to pick from a pile or head out into the field yourself, these patches and farms across the state are packed with pumpkins and other fall delights this time of year.

Katalina's pumpkin apple butter pancake balls (photo courtesy of Katalina's)
Try These 3 Made-in-Ohio Pumpkin FoodsJeni’s Pumpkin Cake Roll Ice Cream, Taft Brewing Co.’s Frisch’s Pumpkin Pie Ale and Katalina’s Pumpkin Apple Butter? We’d like all of the above, please.

Pumpkin coffee cake (photo by Rachael Jirousek)
3 Pumpkin Dessert RecipesTry one of the three delicious creations that will be sure to please your family and friends this fall.