On a crisp October early morning, leaves turning the colour of the rainbow and pumpkin patches filled with pumpkins awaiting youngsters to change them into Jack-O-Lanterns, 1000’s of dad and mom, little ones, and grandparents would flock to Schartner Farm in Exeter.

They’d probably discover the residence-cut French Fry stand, and inside freshly baked pies, handmade jams and newly picked apples of each individual wide range, contemporary greens and fruits, and an array of Mums.

But that was all a handful of years in the past, prior to the 150-acre farm shut when a hearth partially destroyed its main creating in 2015, leaving fields that once produced corn and strawberries, pumpkins, and substantial variety of veggies, to go fallow. The farm was established additional than a century ago, in 1902.