Fall in Maryland is synonymous with three things; oysters, pumpkins and apples. With fresh picked apples comes apple cider. This rich apple brew is great to drink but makes an even better donut. Here are four farms in Maryland where you can get these fresh cinnamon tasty treats.
14526 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Heyser Farms is probably the closest farm with donuts to Howard County. This Silver Spring area farm also offers tours of its apple cider press and has a farmers market packed with locally sourced foods and produce. Donuts are made in the mornings, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Come in early before they sell out!
2526 Proctor Lane
Parkville, MD 21234
Located just a little east of Towson, Weber’s Farm is a one-stop shop for fall fun. Weber’s has a farmers market, bakery, pick your own fruit fields, hayrides and more! One dozen apple cider donuts will only set you back $8 and you can order ahead online to beat the rush. Check the website for a list of the events happening throughout the season.
10140 Piscataway Rd.
Clinton, MD 20735
This Southern Maryland farm is definitely known for its donuts. The list of 24 regular flavors includes red velvet, toasted coconut, carrot cake along with two versions of apple cider donuts. The farm also has a farmers market, nursery, pick your own fields and a vast menu of baked goodies. Donuts can be reserved ahead of time, please call for details.
5501 Detrick Rd.
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Located about 40 minutes from Columbia, Gaver Farm is the ultimate fall hotspot. The farm’s annual fall festival has over 50 attractions including a corn maze, hayrides, petting zoo, pedal carts and jumping pillows. Admission is $9 per person on weekdays, $13.50 on weekends and free for kids under 2. Donuts are served hot (weekends only) in the cafe. You don’t need to pay admission if you are visiting the cafe, farmers market or pumpkin patch.
*Many of the farms close in bad weather, be sure to call ahead before you make the trip!