From left, Bella Pan, 3 of Vienna, mom, Jang, baby Jeremy, 9- months, Lexie, 5, and dad, Justin, enjoy their "family outing with the awesome weather," as Jang says. Asked if they will choose a pumpkin, Lexie says, "We're growing our own pumpkins."
Micah Daluz, 6, of Great Falls, gets his first' driving lesson' from dad, Norberto, while mom, Hillary, watches. Answering why they were here, Noberto says, "I was looking for strawberries and rhubarb to make a pie," he said. "No luck." Families with little ones in tow and individuals looking for a gentler, small farm appeal can head down Georgetown Pike in Great Falls to experience Fall Fun at Krop's Crops. The 20-acre farm is celebrating its 35th year in business in 2021. It features hayrides to the pumpkin patch, Winchester apples, fall squash, and gourds. Fresh apple cider, Halloween decorations, farm animals, and a corn bin to play in round out the autumn event.
The farm retains its roadside produce stand appeal but stretches the enjoyment indoors to its Antique, Vintage, and Shabby Chic Center with refinished furniture, collectibles, and repurposed decorative items. According to their website, Krop's Crops is taking reservations for group hayrides and campfires.
The family-owned business is currently managed by Lauri Omwake (Krop), the daughter of local legend Larry Krop. Located at 11110 Georgetown Pike, Krop's Crops is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.