October Group and Fieldtrip Information
Come visit us!
Groups are welcome to come to the farm anytime! Here is some helpful information in planning for your group:
Free daily hayrides to the Pumpkin Field:
The free daily hayrides will begin at 10am in October and will run until 5:45pm. Come anytime during those hours and ride the hay wagons together, or you can walk to the fields, or purchase pre-picked pumpkins.
The Patio Cafe is open daily in October from 9am to 6pm, and until 10pm on Friday and Saturday nights. The Patio Cafe offers grass-fed beef burgers, hot dogs, Gardenburgers, sandwiches, corn, desserts, snacks, and drinks. Our specialty harvest fare booths are open on Labor Day weekend and October weekends. View our menu and prices here. Certain snacks and treats can be pre-made for your group in October. Call us for details. (503) 319-7080. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-pay option for group activities and/or food:
You may pre-purchase tickets, or script, in $1.00 increments that can be used anywhere on the the farm. Script can be purchased in The Market by calling (503) 621-3874 or emailing to email@example.com ahead of your visit.
(Script is same-day use only. No refunds. Our script is specific to our farm. Processing fee: 1-200 tickets =$10. 200+ =$20.
Though we don't offer formal birthday party packages, many people choose to celebrate birthdays on the farm. The Cafe offers many food and snack choices.
Seating and Meeting spaces:
Seating is available on our lawn picnic tables on a first-come, first served basis with a one-hour time limit. (No personal tents or outside food/alcohol is permitted). Or you may reserve a space at the Maize by calling (503) 621-7110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Please Note - The covered seating in the Patio Cafe area is reserved for patrons of the Cafe only.
~Never an entrance fee or parking fee to our farm.
Outside catering, food, or alcohol is not permitted. The Patio Cafe offers a great selection of food and drink items to purchase.MENU
Personal or business tents or signage are also not permitted on our grounds.
The Maize (Portland's original):
Pumpkin Patch Fieldtrips: We invite school-aged groups to visit weekdays in October. Our kid-sized ($4) pumpkin field is within easy walking distance or the large-sized ($6-$12) pumpkins are accessible by walking or taking a free hayride. For groups larger than 25, just give us a call and let us know what time to expect you! 503-621-3874.
The Maize Fieldtrips: (K-12) and non-profit groups receive a discounted rate of $5.00 per person. To schedule a date and time for your visit, please contact The Maize directly.