Fort Vannoy Farms
Nestled beneath the golden embrace of the Oregon sun, where the Rogue River weaves its tails through the lush green landscape, there exists a place of autumnal enchantment known as the Fort Vannoy Grants Pass Pumpkin Patch. As the leaves blush with shades of orange and red, and the air carries the crisp promise of fall, our story begins in this cozy corner of Grants Pass, where pumpkins of all shapes and sizes beckon with the promise of harvest magic and heartwarming adventures. Join us on a journey through the rustling fields and sweet-scented pumpkin patches, where laughter echoes among the rows, and the spirit of autumn dances on the breeze.
In Grants Pass, this pumpkin patch is not just a place—it’s a portal to the very essence of fall itself, and the tales that unfold within its bounds are nothing short of enchanting. So, grab your scarf and don your coziest sweater, for it’s time to embark on a heartwarming adventure through the eight-acre Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, where the joy of the season awaits at every twist and turn.
Located on Lower River Road along the picturesque banks of the Rogue River, Fort Vannoy Farms stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of American agriculture. This family-owned gem in Grants Pass, Oregon, is not just a place where crops flourish, but a destination where the values of community, tradition, and wholesome entertainment come together harmoniously. From its roots as a working farm to its evolution into a beloved local attraction, Fort Vannoy Farms has a rich history and a vibrant present that draws visitors from near and far.
Fort Vannoy Farms traces its origins back to the late 1800s when it was first established by a pioneer family. Initially, it was a simple farmstead, driven by the need to provide sustenance for the growing community. Over the years, the farm evolved, adapting to changing times while preserving its core values. Today, the fourth generation of the Vannoy family tends to the land, ensuring that the agricultural traditions endure.
Agriculture is at the heart of Fort Vannoy Farms, and they take pride in their diverse crops. From juicy sweet corn, peaches and crisp apples to pumpkins ripe for carving in the fall, the farm offers a cornucopia of produce throughout the year. Visitors can partake in the age-old tradition of picking their own fruit, reconnecting with the land and experiencing the joys of farm-fresh produce.
One of the farm’s most anticipated events is the annual Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza. Every autumn, Fort Vannoy Farms transforms into a wonderland where families gather to pick the perfect pumpkins for Halloween, navigate corn mazes, and enjoy hayrides. It’s an experience that captures the essence of the season, creating cherished memories for all who attend.
Fort Vannoy Farms doesn’t just grow fruits and vegetables; it also offers visitors a chance to savor the flavors of the farm through its farm-to-table offerings. The on-site bakery crafts delicious pies, cobblers, and other sweet treats using the farm’s own produce. And don’t forget to try their famous apple cider – a sip of autumn in every glass.
Beyond being a source of fresh produce and family entertainment, Fort Vannoy Farms is committed to education. They host school field trips, teaching children about agriculture, sustainability, and the importance of connecting with the land. It’s a hands-on approach to learning that inspires the next generation of farmers and environmental stewards.
What truly sets Fort Vannoy Farms apart is its unwavering commitment to our community and tradition. Locals have come to view the farm as an extension of their own family, a place where friendships are forged, and traditions are upheld. Whether it’s a holiday celebration, a family reunion, or simply a weekend outing, the farm has played a significant role in the lives of many in Grants Pass.
As Fort Vannoy Farms continues to thrive, they are dedicated to preserving their agricultural heritage while adapting to the changing world. They envision expanding their educational programs, hosting more events, and exploring sustainable farming practices to ensure their legacy endures for generations to come. You’ll see locally sourced food vendors, and more as continue their legacy in Grants Pass.
For us, Fort Vannoy Farms stands as a shining example of the enduring spirit of agriculture and community. It’s a place where the past meets the present, and where the simple pleasures of life are celebrated. So, whether you’re in search of the perfect pumpkin, a slice of homemade pie, or a deeper connection to the land, Fort Vannoy Farms welcomes you with open arms, inviting you to be a part of their cherished story.
Corn Maze & Pumkin Patch Open Daily beginning October 1st (10:00 am-6:00 pm)