Q: Are pets allowed on the farm?
We are pet friendly! Your pet must be on a leash at all times and you must clean up after them. Pets are not allowed on the wagons.
Q: When is the best time to go apple picking in Nova Scotia?
Nova Scotia has an amazing climate for growing apples. It is best to come in late September early October. This is when all of the apples growing in our U-Pick will be ripe and ready to pick! We look forward to seeing you then.
For more information on apple varieties and their best season checkout our chart on the U-pick page!
Q: Do I have to pay admission to pick Apples or Pumpkins?
No, if you are coming for pick your own Apple or Pumpkins you simply pay for what you pick. You are able to purchase U-Pick apple bags in our “U-Pick Central” building before you head down to the orchard.
Q: How do we get down to the U-Pick Orchard?
We have a beautiful foot path down to our U-pick that takes 5-10 minutes to walk. On Saturday and Sunday we have tractor drawn wagons that you can ride as long as you have a mask!
Q: Is there a place to buy food while at the farm?
We have an amazing food truck on site which supplies local pork Sausages and hotdogs, corn on the cob (seasonally. We also bring in a kettle corn vendor. The Family Fun area is positioned adjacent to our Farm Market where you can buy all of your grocery needs; dairy, meats, fresh fruits and veggies and some locally prepared foods.
Q: Do you have a haunted house?
We have a haunted house on site run by DARTNS (Disaster Animal Response Team Nova Scotia). A portion of our admission go towards this hard working group. DARTNS haunted house is open only in the month of October.
Q: How do I book online?
Go to our booking page, select which day you would like to come. Then select your activity and what timeslot you would like to do it at. After you have placed the order, you should receive a confirmation email and one with scannable tickets. Please have the QR codes ready for us to scan and get you checked in!
- If doing the Corn Maze, simply select how many slots you would need. When you arrive for your booking go to the Red Admission building to get your tickets scanned and be given your bracelets and Maze map.
- If doing the U-pick, select your bag sizes and how many you would like, then how many are in your group. When you arrive for your booking, go to the “U-Pick Central” shed at the end of the parking lot to get your tickets scanned and given your bags!
Q: Do you accept Walk-ins?
We do, but the spaces are very limited. We recommend booking online in advance.
Q: Do we need to wear a mask?
Masks are only needed and required to ride on our wagons and for the Haunted House.
- If you are unable to wear a mask or do not have one, you can enjoy the lovely walk down to our orchard on our foot path that is quicker than the wagons. You will not be able to enter the Haunted House
Q: Do U-pick Tickets reserve spots on the wagons?
Booking tickets does not reserve the wagons or spots on the wagons. It reserves space in the U-Pick Orchard. The wagons run on 10-30 minute intervals. You must have a mask on the wagons, and pets are not allowed on.
Q: If the weather is bad can we get a refund or change the time of our ticket?
The Noggins Corn Maze and U-pick runs rain or shine! Refunds will be given if the weather causes us to be closed. If you are unable to come, please email office(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)nogginsfarm.ca to request for a refund. Provide your full name, order number, and your specific situation.